IPL: Most runs by an uncapped player in a season

The Indian Premier League is the best platform for youngsters to show their talent to the entire world by performing against the biggest names in international cricket. Every year, the tournament features several young players who take the tournament by storm with their stupendous performances.

IPL has gifted numerous batters to world cricket over the years and it continues to do so in the ongoing edition as well. As the young stars continue to leave a mark in the grandest T20 league in the world, let’s take a look top three uncapped batters with the most runs in a season:

3. Ishan Kishan, 516 runs, IPL 2020

The southpaw had a great season opening the innings for Mumbai Indians as he scored 516 runs in 13 innings at an average of 57.33 and a strike rate of 145.76 with four fifties to his name. Kishan’s incredible run helped MI win their fifth IPL title and further led to Kishan being sold for a massive INR 15.25 crore at the mega auction in 2022.

2. Shaun Marsh, 616 runs, IPL 2008

Shaun Marsh scripted history in the inaugural edition of the IPL in 2008 as he finished as the highest run scorer of the season with 616 runs to his name in 11 innings at an average of 68.44 and a strike rate of 139.68 with one hundred and five fifties to his name.

1. Yashasvi Jaiswal, 625 runs, IPL 2023

The 21-year-old has taken the IPL 2023 by storm with his incredible performances throughout the season. Jaiswal has amassed 625 runs in 14 innings at an average of 48.07 and a strike rate of 163.61 with one hundred and five fifties to his name. Courtesy of his sensational run, Jaiswal has surpassed Marsh’s tally and has become the uncapped batter with the most number of runs in the tournament’s history.