Hello everyone. I am back again. I hope you like the previous post on Top 13 IPL bowling facts. As Promised, I am here with cool batting facts of IPL that will make you crazy, So let’s, start Top 13 batting facts of IPL
Top 13 batting facts of IPL that you must know
1.First six, first four, first runs In IPL
In the first match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Brendon McCullum hit the first boundary, first six. Thereby scoring the first runs in IPL.
2.Team with most Number of Scores Under 100 In IPL
Being all-out under 20 overs doesn’t look good for a team. However, this team has done the maximum number of times. The team is Royals Challenger Bangalore. In total, the team was sent back to the dressing room 5 times before scoring 100.
At once, the team had scored 96/9 after playing for 20 overs.The team has also scored the highest total in IPL(263-5) in a game against Pune Warriors India in 2013(2nd highest tally 248 runs against Gujarat lions(2016).Their lowest total was of 49 runs against KKR in 2017.
3.First Batsman to score a century on captaincy debut
Sanju Samson played a terrified innings on his captaincy debut as he smashed a sensational century against Punjab Kings on Monday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
The 54-ball century made him the first player in the history of the Indian Premier League to score a hundred on captaincy debut. It is the highest individual score by a captain in IPL innings.Unfortunately, he failed to make a win for his team.
4.Batsman with most number of ducks
Back to the pavilion on a duck is what a batsman doesn’t want to happen. In the history of IPL, two players have done this most of the time. Harbhajan Singh and Parthiv Patel have achieved this feat 13 times. Harbhajan Singh has attained this feat in just 88 innings in IPL.
Here comes another interesting fact. Rohit Sharma has been sent back to the dressing room on a duck 12 times.
5.Most sixes in IPL : Batting facts of IPL
Hitting sixes has now become a trend in T20 cricket. Talking about IPL, the league has experienced many unbelievable cricketing shots that have clear the ground for six.
It is no surprise that Chris Gayle, the explosive opener, has the most sixes in his pocket. He has hit 349sixes in just 132 matches he played. In 13 seasons of this tournament, there are 5 Indians out of the top 10 players listed in the most number of sixes.
6.Most Runs In an IPL season
The year 2016 came up with one of the most explosive seasons of the Indian Premier League. The league had the top 2 spots for the highest runs scored in a single season of IPL. Virat Kholi smashed 973 runs, while David Warner scored 848 runs in the same year.
7.Highest partenership In IPL : Batting facts of IPL
There have been five double-century partnerships in the history of IPL. Surprisingly, out of 5 Virat Kohli, who has been a part of 3. The highest partnership comes between Virat Kohli and Ab de Villers 229 against Gujarat lions in Bangalore.
8.Fastest 50 in IPL
The 14th season of Ipl is yet to come. Guess what we have a batsman who scored his fifty in 14 balls. The Indian batsman K L smashed a half-century in just 14 balls in IPL 2018, a record that is still strong.
Surprisingly, the second-fastest came from Yusuf Pathan’s bat in 15 balls in IPL 2014.
9.First Orange cap in IPL : Batting facts of IPL
The first orange cap winner is Shaun Marsh, an Australian Cricketer, who scored 616 runs in just 11 matches while playing for Kings XI Punjab.
10.Most Orange Caps in IPL
All the 13 seasons of IPL have witnessed most of the great batsman who gave a tough fight to win this cap. If you think it’s Chris Gayle, then he is not. He has won it twice, in 2011 and 2012.
It’s the Australian Cricketer David Warner to won the Orange Cap thrice in his career. He has scored 562 runs in 2015 IPL, 641 in IPL 2017, and 692 runs in IPL 2019 .
11.Most centuries in IPL
It’s the Universe boss Chris Gayle who has the most number of centuries in the history of IPL. He has 6 tons to his name.
12.Most fifties in IPL
Once again, the Australian batsman David Warner has come into the limelight by scoring most number of fifties in IPL history. In 148 matches, he has scored 50 fifties and became the fist player to do so.
13.Batsman with most MAN OF THE MATCH awards : Batting facts of IPL
Whom do you think this award might be gone so many times? Is it Chris Gayle? If you think he is, then it’s not. The Mr.360° of cricket Ab de Villers has the most man of the match award on his IPL career. He has 23 Man of the Match awards in 169 matches.
That was all for today. These were the Top 13 Batting facts in IPL. I hope you like the blog.
To know more about IPL, visit here
Probably these were some of the fascinating and unknown facts of IPL. That’s why IPL is the most loved tournament all over the world. Comment me which facts do you like the most. Do let me know your queries. Share this blog with your family and friends as I will be back with another topic.
Till then, goodbye.