Hello everyone, good to see you again. Till now, we have seen the most unique and unknown bowling and batting facts of IPL. Today, I am here with some popular facts about IPL that will make you crazy about it.Let’s start. Top 13 interesting IPL facts that you won’t believe.
Top 13 interesting IPL facts that you must know
1.IPL could have been a One day tournament
The mastermind of IPL is Lalit Modi. The ipl tournament was initially pitched as a 50 over (One Day format) format tournament in 1995 to the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) In 2007, Zee launched its tournament names as ICL.
Thus, BCCI decided to start its Twenty20 league. That’s the beginning of one of the finest and popular T20 era.
If Ipl was a 50 over cricket tournament, things would have been different. It might end with fewer matches and fewer franchises.
2.Team with most fair play awards.
A team is not only meant to win matches. Fair Play Award goes to the team who does the best. The award is to maintain the spirit of the game. The winner is decided based on the umpire’s points given to the teams.
The two on-field umpires and the third umpire make the points after every match of both teams. The team is none other than Chennai super kings. They have won these awards six times.
3.First Sporting event to be broadcast live on YouTube : Top 13 interesting IPL facts
Yes, you heard it right. The IPL was the first sporting event to be broadcast live on YouTube in 2010.
4.Team with most IPL TITLE wins
You know it very well. The team has a plan ready for the move and can change the decision on its way. It is Mumbai Indians. They have won the 5 IPL titles under the captainship of Rohit Sharma. Will they go for a 6th win? Let’s see.
5.Team with most IPL final losses
It’s a hard fact. One of the most dominating teams in IPL, Chennai Super Kings, has most final losses. This team makes its reservation to the finals in every season. It was the only time in 2020 where they finished the season at 7th position.
6.Team with a initiative of Go Green : Top 13 interesting IPL facts
Only one team takes the initiative of Go Green by switching its regular jersey with a green jersey. The team is none other than RCB. That’s the best initiative led by the team.
7.Youngest player ever to debut in IPL
IPL has given more to youngsters to showcase their talent. Pretty well, we have got so many players who are the cores of their respective national team. Last time it was Mujeeb Ur Rahman who bagged the title.
Later on, it was a 16-year-old right-hand spinner Prayas Barman, who achieves this feat. Unfortunately, he could not make his impact as he conceded 56 runs in 4 overs in his debut match against sunrises Hyderabad in 2019.
8.Oldest player to play in IPL
Age is not a limit. It’s an Indian player who has this title in his name. Praveen Tambe was featured in the oldest players list to play in IPL. He was signed by KKR at the age of 48 in 2019. Later he was disqualified by BCCI over his retirement policy.
9.Most stumping by a wicket keeper : Top 13 interesting IPL facts
Whom do you think this might go? Well, you know this very well. It’s Ms. Dhoni who had made this possible. In 203 matches, he has 39 stumpings with 0.85 dismissals per match.
10.Only player to represent his country in IPL
Ever thought of this? The player is from Nepal and played for Delhi capitals in 2020 and 2019.His name is Sandeep Lamichhane .Unfortunately, he remains unsold in IPL 2021
11.Team with a largest victory margins in IPL : Top 13 interesting IPL facts
Any Guesses? Well, you might think it’s RCB, but it’s not. One of the most successful teams in IPL, MUMBAI INDIANS has a record-break win in IPL history. May 06, 2017, was an unlucky day for Delhi Daredevils(now known as Delhi Capitals).
Their batting line-up fails while chasing a target of 213. They eventually lost the encounter by a 146-run margin
12.Team with a longest winning streak
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have almost dominated every season of Ipl. But there’s a team who showed their dominance in IPL 2014 and became the winner of IPL. The team is KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS.They have won 10 consecutive matches.
13.Most Toss wins in an IPL season
Tosses win the match is the first step towards win. However, it depends on your luck. If it’s not your day, then you can’t do anything. Surprisingly the record is held by only three players with the same number 11 Teams are Mumbai Indians in 2017, Chennai Super Kings in 2018, Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2020.
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With these, we finish with our today’s blog. IPL is not popular in India but also amongst the globe world. It is the festival of cricket. With such a high voltage tournament, their facts must be surprising ones.
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