IPL: History & Stats – II

The Indian Premier League has always been an exciting prospect for fans all over the world. In the 13 and 1/2 seasons of IPL so far, we have come through many fascinating and outstanding records. In this blog, let’s look at some eye-catching stats and records. This blog is the second part of the series. Do read Part-1 of this series as well, if you haven’t read it yet.

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IPL: Super Stats

  1. In 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders won 9 consecutive matches which is the longest winning streak in a single season
  2. Most matches won: As you may expect, Mumbai Indians hold this record with 122 wins out of 210 matches.
  3. Shikhar Dhawan is the only player who scored two consecutive centuries (in 2020).
  4. The 5-time IPL winning Captain, Rohit Sharma has been part of the 6 IPL Titles which is the most by any player.
  5. Most dot balls bowled: 1249 dot balls in 163 matches by Harbajan Singh.
  6. Highest partnership: 229 runs by IPL’s best pair of Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers.
  7. Most Centuries: Universe Boss, Christopher Henry Gayle leads this list with 6 centuries.
  8. Most Centuries by Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore with 14 centuries.
  9. Most Sixes: No surprise here, Chris Gayle leads this list with 357 sixes.
  10. Most Sixes by Team: 1318 sixes by Mumbai Indians.
  11. Most fours: Shikhar Dhawan with 634 fours.

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IPL: Unenviable Stats

  1. Most Expensive Over : Prashanth Parameswaran(KTK, 2011) and Harshal Patel(2021) jointly hold this unwanted record (37 runs).
  2. Most consecutive ducks: Gautam Gambhir (KKR, 2014) and Ashton Turner (2019, RR) leads the chart with 3 ducks.
  3. At 10 instances, Delhi Capitals had scored a total below 100 which is the most by any team.
  4. Lowest Points: Delhi Daredevils/Capitals (2014) and Deccan Chargers/Sunrisers Hyderabad (2008) had achieved the lowest points (4 points) in a single season.
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