Five Players Who Played More Than 200 Matches in IPL

In this article, we have mentioned information related to the top five players who played more than 200 IPL matches in detail.

In the thrilling world of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket, certain players have mentioned their names in history by participating in over 200 matches. Let’s look into these five players who played more than 200 IPL matches.

1. MS Dhoni

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MS Dhoni is the captain of Chennai Super Kings. He is also known as “Captain Cool” and has played matches back-to-back in IPL. He is a cricket superhero in India, especially in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He started leading the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2008 played over 200 matches and scored more than 5,000 runs with his cool helicopter shot. His captaincy made CSK a strong team and won the IPL five times. CSK won the inaugural title and later added two more in 2010 and 2011. Even a break from CSK did not dim his leadership as he led Rising Pune Supergiant. In 2018, Dhoni returned to CSK. He continued to shine in 2021 and secured their fourth championship. And again in 2023, CSk won the IPL trophy. 

2. Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma is known as the “Hitman,” and he played for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has played over 200 matches, mostly with the Mumbai Indians. Starting with the Deccan Chargers, he showed promise early on and won the championship with them in 2009. Since 2011, Rohit has been with the Mumbai Indians and led them to a record five IPL titles. He is a top scorer in the league and has a knack for hitting big runs. Rohit Sharma has been replaced by Hardik Pandya as the captain of Mumbai Indians but he is still part of this franchise.

3. Dinesh Karthik

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Dinesh Karthik is a seasoned wicket-keeper batsman and has been a mainstay in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since its starting in 2008. He has played an impressive 242 matches for different teams which include Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and currently Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He started his IPL journey with Delhi Daredevils and his clean hitting and composure under pressure quickly set him apart. He is a middle-order batsman or a finisher in the lower order. He has completed over 4,500 runs, 20 fifties. His key contributions to KKR’s championship victories in 2012 and 2014, along with winning the Orange Cap in 2018, underscore his impact.

4. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is a batsman in the Indian Premier League (IPL) who played in more than 200 matches. He started with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2008 and has stuck with the team. He led RCB in 140 matches but he has not won the championship yet. Overall, he is the IPL’s top run-scorer with a huge 7,263 runs at an average of 37.25. With 50 fifties and 7 centuries which includes a high score of 113, he’s a batting legend.

5. Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is an all-rounder in the Indian Premier League (IPL) who has played in 226 matches. He started in 2008 and has been part of teams like Rajasthan Royals, Gujarat Lions, and mainly, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) where he is a crucial player. Jadeja is not just about numbers. He is an all-rounder who contributes with both bat and ball. His batting shows smart shot selection, averaging 29.57, and he has played memorable innings, with the highest being 62*. His left-arm spin bowling is his highlight, with an economy rate of 7.10 and an impressive 242 wickets. His fielding is top-notch, earning him the nickname “Sir Jadeja.” In 2022, he even captained CSK for a part of the season. 

Conclusion

So, we have seen the five players who played in more than 200 matches in IPL, like Dhoni, Sharma, Karthik, Kohli, and Jadeja, stand as a testament to their skill. Their performances have become an integral part of the league’s rich tapestry which creates unforgettable moments for fans across the globe.