The Indian Premier League has witnessed several batters assessing the conditions before going about their business. Since it’s a T20 format, it is quite obvious that the batters would take calculated risks in playing shots, especially in the powerplay overs.
It is a perfect opportunity for the batters to unleash their full potential to maximize the team’s scoreboard. However, by doing so, not all batters tend to be successful all the time as they might make mistakes and lose their wicket.
As the team loses a couple of wickets or few, the supporters pin their hopes on the batters who come out to bat at No.4 or below. Some batters have repaid the faith by making their presence count at the crease. Now, in this article, let’s take a look at the top five batters with the highest individual score in IPL at No.4 or below.
1. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is one of the best young attacking batters in the present era. He comes first on the list in terms of hitting the most runs batting at No.4 or below. He has scored an unbeaten 128* against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2018.
2. Andrew Symonds
Andre Symonds was one of the most destructive middle-order batsmen during the playing days of his career. While playing for Deccan Chargers, he smashed an unbeaten 117* against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2008.
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3. Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha who has proved to be one of the productive assets has perfected the role of playing as an attacking wicketkeeper-batsman in the IPL. During his spell at Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), he scored 115* against KKR in IPL 2014 but he ended up on the losing side.
4. Heinrich Klaasen
Heinrich Klaasen recently etched his name into record books after he scored the second-fastest IPL century by an SRH batter. He scored a century off 49 balls and ended up scoring 104 against RCB in IPL 2023.
5. Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes is undoubtedly one of the best all-rounders in the world and he represents CSK in IPL 2023. When he was playing for Rising Pune Supergiant, he scored an unbeaten 103* against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2017.
Updated as of 19th May 2023*