Wicket-keepers in general plays at lower middle order when it comes to the batting order which gives them the least chance to score big in a match and in a match of T20 it becomes more difficult for them. But there are few wicket keeper batsmen who have scored ton for their teams. In this article we will see top 5 highest score by wicket keeper in IPL.
#5 Jonny Bairstow
JJonny Bairstow currently plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. He is a destructive wicket keeper opening batsman from England. Bairstow scored 114 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2019. He was gives player of the match for his incredible innings. He is at No.5 in our highest score list.
#4 Wriddhiman Saha
Another wicket keeper batsman from Sunrisers Hyderabad Wriddhiman Saha is also one of the finest batsmen in IPL. He scored 115 against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014. At that time he was playing for Punjab Kings than Kings eleven Punjab. He played this inning in IPL final but unfortunately they lost the match.
#3 Sanju Samson
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson played an inning of 119 runs against Punjab Kings in 2021. Rajasthan was chasing a score of 200+ runs and it was their newly formed captain who played an extra ordinary knock of 119 runs. He batted beautifully but unfortunately his team lost the match.
#2 Rishabh Pant
Delhi Capitals captain and a destructive wicket keeper middle order batsman Rishabh Pant player a knock of 128 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018. Pant was amazing to watch in that innings. He showed his ability to hit bowl out of the parks. He is also doing quite good with his captaincy.
#1 KL Rahul
KL Rahul is Punjab Kings captain and an opening batsman. He is a great T20 batsmen. Their was a time when he was at No.1 spot in ICC rankings of batsmen in T20. He played an inning of 132 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020. He was a beast on that day. His score of 132 is the highest individual score by an Indian in IPL. Rahul really is an amazing player. He scored several centuries in his IPL career.
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