IPL Most Fours: Top Four Hitting Batsmen in IPL History (2008-2023)

IPL Most Fours: Top Four Hitting Batsmen in IPL History (2008-2023)

Indian Premier League 2024 is just around the corner. It is an annual tournament where the cricket players from more than. 13 countries come together in India and compete against each other in ten teams for the trophy. This is one of the major reasons for the popularity of this tournament. Another reason why IPL is famous around the world is due to its top class batting performance. You’ll find that the pace of the game here in IPL is very fast and the batting is always smashing. So today in this article we’ll discuss the highest fours in IPL history from 2008 and 2023. Batsmen have always been the centre of attention here , due to the T20 fast paced format of the game , batsmen often perform unimaginable batting feats that go down in history. The IPL matches are usually known for constant showers of sizes and fours throughout the season. Therefore today we’ll see the batsmen who have scored some of the highest fours in the history of IPL. These batsmen have left the audience in shock and awe. Below is the list of Top 10 Batsmen who have scored some of the highest fours in the history of IPL Tournament till yet.

IPL Most Number of Fours List:-

Pos Player Matches Runs 4s 6s Highest Score Average Strike Rate
1 Shikhar Dhawan 210 6506 750 144 106* 35.98 126.98
2 David Warner 167 6187 646 211 126 42.29 139.95
3 Virat Kohli 227 6888 643 223 113 36.69 129.54
4 Rohit Sharma 229 5901 553 240 109* 30.28 129.72
5 Suresh Raina 205 5528 506 203 100* 32.52 136.76
6 Gautam Gambhir 154 4217 492 52 93 31 123.88
7 Robin Uthappa 205 4952 481 182 88 27.51 130.35
8 Ajinkya Rahane 159 4135 453 83 105* 30.86 121.51
9 Dinesh Karthik 230 4385 439 125 97* 26.58 132.48
10 AB de Villiers 184 5162 413 251 133* 39.7 151.6

1. Shikhar Dhawan (750 fours)

Shikhar Dhawan is a super skilled Indian cricketer who has hit a whopping 750 fours in the IPL. He’s been playing in the league since it started in 2008. People love watching him play because he’s so elegant and smooth with his batting. He’s famous for hitting those amazing cover drives. Dhawan has played for a bunch of teams in the IPL like Deccan Chargers, Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

2. David Warner (646 fours)

David Warner, the talented Australian cricketer, has smacked 646 fours in the IPL, which puts him second on the list. He’s known for his explosive style of batting. Warner has played for three different teams over the years: Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

3. Virat Kohli (643 fours)

Virat Kohli is a cricketing genius with 643 fours to his name in the IPL. He’s known for his incredible technical skills and ability to rotate strike efficiently. Kohli has only ever played for one team in the IPL – the Royal Challengers Bangalore, since the league began in 2008.

4. Rohit Sharma (554 fours)

Rohit Sharma, also known as the “Hitman,” is famous for his big sixes, but he’s also smashed 554 fours in the IPL. This shows he’s not just about hitting it out of the park. He’s played for Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Currently, Sharma is the captain of the Indian cricket team across all formats.

5. Suresh Raina (506 fours)

Suresh Raina is a cricket legend with 506 fours in the IPL. He’s known for his consistent performance and stylish shots, especially during his time with the Chennai Super Kings. Fans affectionately call him “Mr. IPL.” Raina played for Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions in the IPL before retiring from the league.

6. Gautam Gambhir (492 fours)

Gautam Gambhir, the former captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, has hit 492 fours in the IPL. His gritty style of play has been crucial for many KKR victories. Gambhir played for Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders during his IPL career.

7. Robin Uthappa (481 fours)

Robin Uthappa is a batting sensation with 481 fours in the IPL. He’s known for his clean hits and ability to find gaps in the field. Uthappa has played for many big teams in the IPL including Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

8. Ajinkya Rahane (455 fours)

Ajinkya Rahane, the right-handed batsman, has scored 455 fours in the IPL. He’s admired for his calm demeanor and classic batting technique. Rahane has played for several teams including Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, and Rising Pune Supergiant.

9. Dinesh Karthik (439 fours)

Dinesh Karthik, the wicketkeeper-batsman, has hit 439 fours in the IPL. He’s known for his ability to anchor innings and finish strong. Karthik has played for six different teams in the IPL, including Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

10. AB de Villiers (413 fours)

AB de Villiers, also known as “Mr. 360,” has smashed 413 fours in the IPL. He’s famous for his innovative batting and explosive style of play, particularly for Royal Challengers Bangalore. De Villiers represented Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore during his time in the IPL. He retired from all forms of cricket in November 2021.


So this was the list of batsmen with Highest fours in IPL history from 2008 to 2023. Now as the IPL 2024 will start from 22nd March 2024 and the first match is between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore, we’ll see if any new records are being made in this season of Indian premier league. The match will take place in the Home ground of CSK Chepauk Stadium and CSK  being the  winner of IPL 2024 will give fierce competition to the RCB. The BCCI has also released the schedule of the first half of IPL 2024.

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