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Quinton de Kock to Pollard: Mumbai Indians' top five batsmen in IPL 2020

Suryakumar Yadav becomes first player in Indian Premier league history to cross 400-run for three successive season

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Suryakumar Yadav, IPL 2020
Suryakumar Yadav playing a shot during an IPL match. Photo: Sportzpics for BCCI

(MI) has qualified for the playoffs of the 2020 (IPL 2020) as table toppers with 18 points in 14 matches and the defending will lock horns with Delhi Capitals (DC) on Wednesday (November 5) in the first qualifier of the tournament.

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Mumbai put up a great show in the league stages, given its bowlers and batsmen performed in unison, which has also been the key for the defending champions’ success this season.

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As it prepares for yet another playoffs, here's a look at the top five batsmen in IPL 2020:

Mumbai opener Quinton de Kock, who has 443 runs in 14 matches, including four half-centuries, has led the batting attack for the side along with skipper

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Ishan Kishan, one of the discoveries of the season, has emerged as one of the top performers for the side. He ably supported opener after being put into open for the side during Rohit Sharma’s absence due to injury. Ishan scoring 428 runs in 12 matches, inluding a 99-run knock.

Not just openers, Mumbai has had enough stability in the middle with Suryakumar Yadav who has impressed with 410 runs in 14 matches. He is the first uncapped player in the history of the to cross 400-run mark in three consecutive seasons.

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Even is there was an early collapse, Mumbai had less to worry as it had three big hitters lower down the order in Hardik Pandya (241 runs), (259 runs) and Krunal Pandya (95 runs), who had pummelled bowling attack to submission.

Hardik has not bowled a single over in this season and cemented his place in the side as a big hitter.

Here are the top five batsmen in IPL 2020:

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1 14 14 2 443 78* 36.91 321 138 0 4 38 20
2 Ishan Kishan 12 11 2 428 99 47.55 305 140.32 0 3 29 26
3 Suryakumar Yadav 14 13 3 410 79* 41 273 150.18 0 3 54 8
4 Rohit Sharma 10 10 0 264 80 26.4 208 126.92 0 2 22 15
5 Kieron Pollard 14 10 7 259 60* 86.33 134 193.28 0 1 13 22

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First Published: Wed, November 04 2020. 18:11 IST