The Indian Premier League is a popular annual cricket league played in India. The previous fourteen seasons of IPL feature eight franchise teams, each representing a city from around the country. Now in IPL 2022, there are ten franchise teams. Each franchise team has its own set of players divided according to their domestic performances and international rankings.

The IPL league played with players from different countries playing for the same team. In the IPL, many cricketers have dominated the game with their outstanding performance. Here you know about the top 5 fan favorite cricketers in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

1.  Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is an Indian international cricketer

Rohit Sharma is an Indian international cricketer and current captain of Mumbai Indians and the Indian national team in white-ball format. He is known for his aggressive batting style. Rohit was born on Apr 30, 1987, in Nagpur, Maharashtra. He is a right-hand opening batsman currently, but before 2013, he was played in the middle order. Many believe that Rohit Sharma is an ideal opener, but in 2013, Ms dhoni, who captained India, promoted him as an opener, and now he is one of the most successful openers in the world.

In IPL, he played for Deccan chargers from 2008 to 2010. He has scored one century and 40 half-centuries in his IPL career. He holds the second position for the most matches played for Mumbai Indians in IPL with 168 matches. He is also the third-highest run-getter in IPL of all time. Furthermore, he won five titles for the Mumbai Indians team as a captain, which is still the highest title wins as a captain IPL. By all of these records, he is one of the fan-favorite cricketers in IPL.

2.  Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is the international cricketer

Virat Kohli is the international cricketer and right-handed batsman, and captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL previous seasons, but he will be playing as a player for the RCB team. He was born on Nov 5, 1988, in Delhi. Born into a middle-class family, he has played many cricket tournaments before coming in international cricket. He played under nineteen cricket world cup in 2008 as a captain and won the world cup.

In IPL 2016 edition, Virat Kohli became the first player who scored four centuries in one season and won the orange cap with his brilliant batting performance. In this season, he was the leading run-getter which is 973 runs with an average of 81.08. Now he is the only batsman who has scored 6000+ runs so far. He is also the leading run-scorer in IPL now. Virat Kholi, who is the king of IPL with his batting performance.

3.  MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni cricketer in the IPL

On July 7, 1981, Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Ranchi, Jharkhand. He is the current captain of Chennai Super Kings and former captain of the Indian national cricket team. He is still the one and only cricketer in the IPL auction who all eight team owners bid in IPL auction 2008. Every team tried to buy him for their teams because he was a good player. As a captain of Chennai Super Kings, he won 4 IPL titles and qualified for playoffs in almost every IPL season. With all of these records, he is one of the most loved cricketers in IPL of all time.

4.  Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan cricketer in the IPL

Shikhar Dhawan is an opening batsman for every team he was playing for. He is currently playing for the Indian national cricket team. He was born on Dec 5, 1985, in Delhi. He is one of the most dangerous opening batsmen in IPL because he has scored  5500+ runs at an average of 34.84 till now and scored two centuries and 44 half-centuries in IPL League so far.

In the 2009 to 2010 IPL season, he was played for Mumbai Indians, and after that, he joined Deccan Chargers and played for them for two years continuously. In the 2013 IPL season, he became the player of Sunrisers Hyderabad and played for the team for six-year. Last three seasons, he was played for Delhi Capitals. Also, Shikhar Dhawan is the second leading run-scorer in IPL.

5.  Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is a former cricketer

Suresh Raina is a former cricketer. He was the main player and played as vice-captain for Chennai Super Kings in IPL. On Nov 27, 1986, he was born in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He was a left-handed middle-order batsman in IPL. He was the first-ever IPL batsman who reached the 5000 runs milestone.

He scored most fifties for the CSK team and was also the most run-scorer for the CSK team. Still, he is the most boundaries scorer for CSK Team. Moreover, he was a member whenever the CSK team became champion of the IPL League. He is still the fan favorite IPL cricketer of all time by all of these records.