Most Runs Against SRH
Every team in the IPL comes up against the best batsmen in the world at some point in time or another, and the Sunrisers Hyderabad outfit is no different in this regard. They have faced off against some of the top talents in world cricket and have mostly acquitted themselves well.
However, there are some batsmen who always seem to perform against them no matter what the circumstances.
5 Players with Most Runs Against SRH
Here’s a look at the 5 players with Highest Run Getter against SRH in IPL, whom SRH will be looking to get out cheaply whenever they face off next.
#5. Suresh Raina (434 Runs)
As an ever-present in the IPL as well as one of the tournament’s most consistent scorers, it’s no surprise to see Suresh Raina on this list of 5 players with most runs against SRH in IPL matches. Raina stands second on the all-time IPL run-scoring charts and has enjoyed coming up against SRH during his time in the IPL. In all, Raina has scored 434 runs against SRH in 17 innings at an average of 28.93, with his best being an entertaining 99*. With the 2020 season of the IPL coming up fast, he will be expecting to build on this tally soon.
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#4. Ambati Rayudu (447 Runs)
One place above his Chennai Super Kings teammate Raina is Ambati Rayudu, a name not many would have expected to see on this list of 5 Highest Run Getter against SRH in IPL games. Rayudu, who recently joined CSK after a successful run at Mumbai Indians, has ties to Hyderabad from the domestic setup and seems to have translated his knowledge of the local conditions into IPL runs. In all, Ambati Rayudu has scored 447 runs in 13 innings against his local IPL side, at an average of almost 50 and a high score of 100*.
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#3. Robin Uthappa (472 Runs)
Like Raina, Robin Uthappa has been scoring big in the IPL right from the first season, which is why it’s not surprising to see him feature on this list of the 5 players with most runs against SRH in IPL history. Uthappa enjoyed a purple patch in the IPL during his time at Kolkata Knight Riders but has also turned out for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India among others. In all, Uthappa has amassed 472 runs in 16 innings against SRH, scoring at an average of 29.50 with a high score of 68.
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#2. Virat Kohli (504 Runs)
Breaching the 500-run mark for the first time on this list of the 5 Highest Run Getter against SRH in IPL matches, we have the Royal Challengers Bangalore and India skipper Virat Kohli. Kohli, who sits atop the all-time IPL run-scoring charts, has scored 504 runs against SRH in just 13 innings at an average of 45.81 and a strike rate of 142.37. Kohli enjoys the opening role that he regularly takes on in the IPL, as it allows him loads of time to get set and strut his stuff. He is another batsman who will be looking to improve on his run-tally against SRH in this coming season, so don’t be surprised to see him at the top of this list soon!
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#1. Shane Watson (523 Runs)
Although Shane Watson has hung up his boots in the international arena, he still features in T20 leagues all across the world and remains one of the IPL’s all-time great performers. Watson has played for the Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore before joining up with the Chennai Super Kings, where he has stepped into the role of destructive opener with aplomb.
A former title-winner, as well as a former holder of the Orange Cap, Watson’s stats put him deservedly atop this list of the 5 players with most runs against SRH in IPL history with 523 runs in 16 innings. This impressive tally includes a sparkling 117* against SRH, against whom he will also be looking to up his run-scoring tally when he comes up against time this season.
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