The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is less than two weeks away and cricket fans all over the world are eagerly waiting for the tournament to start. Among the many exciting things about IPL, one of the most talked-about topics is the run-scoring race between two of India’s greatest batsmen, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. So, who will come out on top in IPL 2023?
Rohit Sharma is the captain of Mumbai Indians and one of the most successful players in IPL history. He has scored over 5800 runs in the tournament and is one of the most consistent performers in the league. Rohit is known for his ability to hit big shots, and his timing and technique are impeccable. He has won the IPL title five times with Mumbai Indians, making him the most successful captain in the tournament’s history.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli is the former captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and one of the best batter in the world has scored over 6600 runs in the IPL and is the only player to score more than 900 runs in a single IPL season. Kohli’s strength is his ability to score runs quickly and consistently.
So, who will score more runs in IPL 2023? It’s a tough question to answer, as both players are equally talented and have a great track record in the tournament. However, there are a few factors that could influence the outcome of this race.
Firstly, the venue of the IPL matches could play a significant role in determining who comes out on top. Mumbai Indians play their home games at the Wankhede Stadium, which is known for its flat batting track. Rohit Sharma has an excellent record at this ground, having scored many runs here over the years. On the other hand, RCB play their home games at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, which is known for its small boundaries. Virat Kohli has scored many runs at this ground, thanks to his ability to hit big shots.
Secondly, the form of the players coming into the tournament could also be a factor. Rohit Sharma has been in good form in recent times, having scored a century in the first Test against Australia. On the other hand, Virat Kohli has been also performing well in recent times, and will be looking to continue his form in the IPL.
Thirdly, the role of the players in their respective teams could also play a role. Both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli opens the batting for their respective IPL franchises, and that’s why will have more opportunities to score runs.
All in all, it’s really tough to predict who will score more runs in IPL 2023, as both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are exceptional players. However, one thing is for sure – fans all over the world will be eagerly watching this race, as these two giants of Indian cricket battle it out for supremacy in the IPL.