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Gayle is 1 short of his 350th IPL six & Bhajji need to bowl 1 dot to complete 1250 dots, check more

Updated: Apr 14, 2021

The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to begin in INDIA after its last successful season in the UAE from the 9th of April 2021 with the first match played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at 7:30 PM (Indian Standard Time). With this, people have become excited about the tournament, and we have dug down to bring some of the most unheard interesting IPL facts which will leave even the most die-hard fans wide-eyed.

All-time highest run-scorer

Virat Kohli is the leading all-time run-scorer in the history of IPL, followed by Suresh Raina, David Warner, Rohit Sharma & Shikhar Dhawan.

Matches Played: 192

Innings Played: 184

Runs: 5878

HS: 113

SR: 130.73

Most Runs in ipl
Most Runs, Source : IPLT20

Most sixes by any batsman

Well, you have guessed it right. It's no other than Universe the boss: Christopher Henry Gayle. He holds the tp position with 349 sixes, followed by AB Devillers, MS dhoni, Rohit Sharma & Virat Kohli.

Matches Played: 132

Innings Played: 131

No. Of sixes: 349

SR: 150.11

most sixes in IPL
Most sixes, source : IPLT20

Most fours by any batsman

So, when it comes to the skill of hitting boundaries we just consider only sixes. But let's take a look at the most fours by any batsman and it's no other than Sikhar Dhawan, followed by David Warner, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina & Gautam Gambhir.

Matches Played: 132

Innings Played: 131

No. Of fours: 591

SR: 126.87

Most fours in IPL
Most Fours, Source : IPLT20

Best Strike Rate by any power-hitter( min 30 balls faced)

When it comes down to the shortest format of the game we witness a lot of power hitting and there are many power hitters in the world who can completely turn the game on their own. So the top spot goes to Andre Rusell, followed by Nicolas Pooran, Sunil Narine, Hardik Pandya & Moeen Ali.

Matches Played: 74

Innings Played: 61

Runs Scored: 1517

SR: 182.33

Highest Strike rate in IPL
Highest Strike Rate, Source : IPLT20

Highest Score by any batsman

You remember the innings I hope, oh my god! that was just a destructive display of batting and the name is one and only Chris Gayle for his 175* against PWI, followed by Brendon McCullum, Ab Devillers,& KL Rahul.

Runs scored: 175*

Balls Faced: 66

Sixes: 17

Fours: 13

SR: 265.15

Highest scores in IPL
Highest Scoring innings, source: IPLT20

All-time highest wicket-takers

When it comes down low scoring matches, it depends on the bowling department. And the highest wicket-taker in the history of IPL goes to Lasith Malinga, followed by Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, Dwayne Bravo & Harbhajan Singh.

Matches Played: 122

Innings Played: 122

Wickets Taken: 170

Overs Bowled: 471.1

Best Bowling Figures: 5/13

SR: 16.62

Highest Wicket Takers
Highest Wicket Takers, Source : IPLT20

Best Bowling Averages( min 300 balls bowled)

The best bowling average top spot goes to Kagiso Rabada, followed by Doug Bollinger, Dimitri Mascarenhas, MF Maharoof, & Lasith Malinga.

Matches Played: 35

Innings Played: 35

Wickets Taken: 61

Overs Bowled: 134

Best Bowling Figures: 4/21

SR: 13.18

Average: 18.09

best bowling averages in IPL
Best bowling average , Source: IPLT20

Best Bowling Economy( min 300 balls bowled)

Well in the shortest format of the game, it's tough to be cheap for your team. But there are artists who know how to do it and that's why the top spot goes to Rashid Khan, followed by Anil Kumble, Glenn McGrath, Muttiah Murlidharan & Roelof Van Der Merwe.

Matches Played: 62

Innings Played: 62

Wickets Taken: 75

Overs Bowled: 246

Best Bowling Figures: 3/7

SR: 19.68

Economy Rate: 6.24

Best Bowling Economy in IPL
Best Bowling Economy, Source: IPLT20

Best Bowling Figures

Well, scoring runs is much easy than taking wickets as the bowlers are pushed back behind the run-getters. But for you, we have some best bowling figures and the top spot goes to Alzari Joseph, followed by Sohail Tanvir, Adam Zampa, Anil Kumble & Ishant Sharma.

Figures: 6/12 (3.4)

Eco: 3.66

Best Bowling Figures
Best Bowling Figures, Source: IPLT20

Most DOTS by any bowler

So the more you bowl a dot ball, the more you create pressure on the opposition. And the top spot goes to Harbhajan Singh for bowling 1249 dot balls, followed by R. Ashwin, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Lasith Malinga & Piyush Chawla.

Matches Played: 160

Innings Played: 157

Wickets Taken: 150

Overs Bowled: 562.2

SR: 22.49

Economy Rate: 7.05

No. Of Dot balls Bowled: 1249 (208.1 overs)

Most Dot Balls in IPL
Most Dot Balls, Source: IPLT20

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