Indian Premier League is the most-engaging T20 tournament in the world. We have witnessed plenty of players carving out a niche for themselves and deservedly turned out to be productive assets to the team. At the same time, the youngsters had their say in their performances as well.
Virat Kohli still holds the record for scoring the most runs in a single season. He scored 973 runs including 4 centuries and seven fifties to his name. Case in point, some young batters expressed themselves by scoring plenty of runs in a single edition.
Now in this listicle, let’s get to know more about the five youngest players who score 700+ runs in an IPL season.
1. Shubman Gill – 23yrs 257d
Shubman Gill is in the supreme form of his life. Gill, who is considered the best thing in Indian cricket is the youngest player to score 700-plus runs in a single IPL season. He achieved the feat while playing for Gujarat Titans in IPL 2023 season.
2. Virat Kohli – 27yrs 193d
Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the history of the Indian Premier League with over 7000 runs. When he was 27 years and 193 days old, he was the youngest to score 700-plus runs in a season before it was overtaken by Shubman Gill in IPL 2023 who became the youngest to set a record.
3. Kane Williamson – 27yrs 292d
Kane Williamson comes third on the list in terms of the youngest player to score more than 700 runs in a single edition. He was 27 years and 292 days old when he achieved that feat.
4. David Warner – 29yrs 219d
When David Warner was 29 years and 219 days old, he completed 700 runs in a single IPL season and thus he became the fourth-youngest to relish the feat.
5. Chris Gayle – 32yrs 239d
Popularly known as Universe Boss, Chris Gayle is the best T20 batter in the world. When he was 32 years and 239 days old, Chris Gayle completed 700 runs in a single IPL edition and became the fifth-youngest to score 700+ runs in an IPL season.
Updated as of May 26, 2023*