Salient Stats of Match No 15 – Rajasthan Vs Kolkata at Jaipur on 18.04.18

Kolkata won this match by seven wickets to post its 80th win in IPL. It became the third team to post 80 plus wins in IPL. Others are – Mumbai {92} and Chennai {81}

KD Karthik’s run aggregate in IPL read 3054 at the end of this game. He became the eleventh batsman to total 3000 plus  runs in IPL. Others are – V Kohli {4619}, SK Raina {4558}, RG Sharma {4345}. G Gambhir {4210}, DA Warner {4014}, RV Uthappa {3906}, S Dhawan {3691}], CH Gayle {3689}, AB de Villlers {3670}, AB de Villiers {3595} and AM Rahane {3187}

RV Uthappa’s run aggregate in IPL read 3906 at the end of this game. He became the sixth batsman to total 3900 plus  runs in IPL. Others are – V Kohli {4619}, SK Raina {4558}, RG Sharma {4345}. G Gambhir {4210}, DA Warner {4014}

RV Uthappa became the fifth cricketer in IPL to play 154 plus  games. This game was RV Uthappa’s 154th IPL game. Others to play more games in IPL than RV Uthappa are – SK Raina {163}, RG Sharma {163}, MS Dhoni {162} and KD Karthiik {157}

KD Karthik became the fourth cricketer in IPL to play 157 plus games. This game was his 157th IPL game. Others to play more games in IPL than KD Karthik are – SK Raina {163}, RG Sharma {163}  and MS Dhoni {162}

PP Chawla’s figures in IPL history read thus – he has conceded 3395 runs for his 134 wickets. He now stands in the list of bowlers who have conceded most runs in IPL.  Harbhajan Singh has conceded 3451 runs for his 129 wickets and occupies  the first place. A Mishra is the other bowler to concede 3000 plus runs in IPL {134 wickets conceding 3307 runs}

 

Salient Stats of Match No 14 – Mumbai Vs Bangalore at Mumbai on 17.04.18

SA Yadav of Mumbai was dismissed  by the  first ball of the match in this game to provide the 44th occasion of a batman dismissed by the first ball of the match in the history of IPL. It also provides the 44th occasion of a batsman collecting the first ball duck while batting at number one in the history of IPL.

 Mumbai posted a total of 213 for 6 in this game to provide the 71st occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs  in an innings in  the history of IPL. It also provides the tenth occasion of Mumbai posting a total of 200 plu runs  in an innings in the history of IPL. It  also provides the seventh occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs in  an  innings at Mumbai and also provides the ninth occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs in an innings against Bangalore in  the history of IPL.

Mumbai’s 213 for 6 in this game provides the second occasion of Mumbai  posting a total  of 200 plus runs against Bangalore  in IPL. The other occasion was its 209 for 7 at Bangalore on 19.04.15. Thus Mumbai’s 213 for 6 in this game represent its highest total against Bangalore in IPL.

RG Sharma score 94 and V Kohli scored 92 not out in this game to provide the 13th occasion of rival captains scoring fifties in the same match in IPL. All such occasions are tabulated below.

 No No Batsman Runs   Team Opposition Venue Date
 1 1 Yuvraj Singh 58 * Punjab Chennai Centurion 07.05.09
  2 MS Dhoni 56 * Chennai Punjab Centurion 07.05.09
                 
 2 1 SR Tendulkar 100 * Mumbai Kochi Mumbai 15.04.11
  2 M Jayawardene 56   Kochi Mumbai Mumbai 15.04.11
                 
 3 1 R Dravid 57   Rajasthan Delhi Jaipur 01.05.12
  2 V Sehwag 73   Delhi Rajasthan Jaipur 01.05.12
                 
 4 1 RG Sharma 98 * Mumbai Kolkata Kolkata 08.04.15
  2 G Gambhir 57   Kolkata Mumbai Kolkata 08.04.15
                 
 5 1 V Kohli 75   Bangalore Sunrisers Bangalore 12.04.16
  2 DA Warner 58   Sunrisers Bangalore Bangalore 12.04.16
                 
 6 1 G Gambhir 64   Kolkata Mumbai Kolkata 13.04.16
  2 RG Sharma 84 * Mumbai Kolkata Kolkata 13.04.16
                 
 7 1 SK Raina 75   Gujarat Sunrisers Rajkot 21.04.16
  2 DA Warner 74 * Sunrisers Gujarat Rajkot 21.04.16
                 
 8 1 G Gambhir 59   Kolkata Mumbai Mumbai 28.04.16
  2 RG Sharma 68 * Mumbai Kolkata Mumbai 28.04.16
                 
 9 1 M Vijay 59   Punjab Ris Pune Vizag 21.05.16
  2 MS Dhoni 64 * Ris Pune Punjab Vizag 21.05.16
                 
 10 1 DA Warner 69   Sunrisers Bangalore Bangalore 29.05.16
  2 V Kohli 54   Bangalore Sunrisers Bangalore 29.05.16
                 
 11 1 SK Raina 68 * Gujarat Kolkata Rajkot 07.04.17
  2 G Gambhir 76 * Kolkata Gujarat Rajkot 07.04.17
                 
 12 1 SPD Smith 51   Ris Pune Kolkata Pune-MCA 26.04.17
  2 G Gambhir 62   Kolkata Ris Pune Pune-MCA 26.04.17
                 
 13 1 RG Sharma 94   Mumbai Bangalore Bangalore 17.04.18
  2 V Kohli 92 * Bangalore Mumbai Bangalore 17.04.16

RG Sharma score 94 and V Kohli scored 92 not out in this game to provide the first occasion of rival captains scoring nineties in the same match in IPL in the history of IPL

RG Sharma score 94 and V Kohli scored 92 not out in this game to provide the 11th and 12th occasion of captains scoring ninety in an innings in the history of IPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Batsman Runs   Team Opposition Venue Date
1 V Sehwag 94 * Delhi Deccan Deccan 22.04.08
2 SC Ganguly 91   Kolkata Deccan Deccan 11.05.08
3 G Gambhir 93   Kolkata Bangalore Kolkata 28.04.12
4 V Kohli 99   Bangalore Delhi Delhi 10.05.13
5 RG Sharma 98 * Mumbai Kolkata Kolkata 08.04.15
6 DA Warner 91   Sunrisers Kolkata Vizag 22.04.15
7 G Gambhir 90 * Kolkata Sunrisers Hyd-RGS 16.04.16
8 DA Warner 90 * Sunrisers Mumbai Hyd-RGS 18.04.16
9 DA Warner 92   Sunrisers Bangalore Hyd-RGS 30.04.16
10 DA Warner 93 * Sunrisers Gujarat Delhi 27.05.16
11 RG Sharma 94   Mumbai Bangalore Mumbai 17.04.18
12 V Kohli 92 ^ Bangalore Mumbai Mumbai 17.04.18

V Kohli’s 92 not out in this game represent his 36th fifty in IPL and he now shares the second place jointly for the record for most fifties in IPL G Gambhir. with DA Warner occupies the first place with 39 fifties to his credit.

RG Sharma’s 94 and V Kohli’s 92 not out in this game provide the 213th and 214th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in IPL. RG Sharma’s 94 provides the 27th occasion of a Mumbai captain scoring a fifty in IPL. While V Kohli’s 92 not out provide the 30th occasion  of a Banglore captain scoring a fifty in IPL. 

RG Sharma’s 94  provide his 17th fifty as captain in IPL while V Kohli’s 92 not out in this game provide his 28th fifty as captain in IPL.

RG Sharma’s 94 provide his second ninety as captain in IPL while V Kohli’s 92 not out in this game provide his second ninety as captain in IPL. They became the third and fourth captains to score two or more nineties in IPL. The performance of these  four  captains  is tabulated below.

No Batsman Runs   Team Opposition Venue Date
1 DA Warner 91   Sunrisers Kolkata Vizag 22.04.15
2 DA Warner 90 * Sunrisers Mumbai Hyd-RGS 18.04.16
3 DA Warner 92   Sunrisers Bangalore Hyd-RGS 30.04.16
4 DA Warner 93 * Sunrisers Gujarat Delhi 27.05.16
               
1 G Gambhir 93   Kolkata Bangalore Kolkata 28.04.12
2 G Gambhir 90 * Kolkata Sunrisers Hyd-RGS 16.04.16
               
1 RG Sharma 98 * Mumbai Kolkata Kolkata 08.04.15
2 RG Sharma 94   Mumbai Bangalore Mumbai 17.04.18
               
1 V Kohli 99   Bangalore Delhi Delhi 10.05.13
2 V Kohli 92 ^ Bangalore Mumbai Mumbai 17.04.18

V Kohli’s run aggregate in IPL read 4619 at the end of  this  game. He now owns  the record  for most runs  scored by a batsman in IPL. He went past SK Raina who had an aggregate of 4558 runs  during his knock of 92 not  out  inn this game.

V Kohli’s boundary fours aggregate read 401 at the end of this game. He became the fifth batsman in the history of IPL to score 400 plus boundary fours. Others are – G Gambhir {492}, S Dhawan {423}, SK Raina {402} and DA Warner {401}

V Kohli’s boundary sixes aggregate read 166 at the end of this game. He now stands fifth in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes  in IPL. The other batsmen who have scored boundary sixes more than V Kohli are – CH Gayle {269}, RG Sharma {179}, SK Raina {174} and AB de Villiers {167}

V Kohli became the first batsman in the history of IPL to score 400 plus boundary fours representing a single team. All his 401 boundary fours have been scored when he appeared for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

E Lewis  and RG Sharma added 108  runs for the third  wicket  in this game to provide the 169th  occasion of batsmen posting a three  figure partnership in an innings in the history of IPL. It also provides the 30th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure  partnership for the third wicket in an innings in the history of IPL.

E Lewis  and RG Sharma added 108  runs for the third  wicket  in this game to provide the 23rd  occasion of Mumbai batsmen posting a three  figure partnership in an innings in the history of IPL. It also provides the third occasion of Mumbai batsmen posting a three figure  partnership for the third wicket in an innings in the history of IPL.

RG Sharma was appearing in his 163rd match of the IPL and he shares the record for most appearances in IPL with SK Raina. SK Raina also has played 163 games in IPL

Salient Stats of Match No 13 – Kolkata Vs Delhi at Kolkata on 16.04.18

Kolkata posted 200 for 9 in this game to provide the 70th occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs  in an innings in  IPL. It also provides the sixth occasion of Kolkata posting a total of 200 plus runs in an innings in IPL. It also provides the fourth occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. It also provides the tenth occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs against Delhi in IPL.

Kolkata’s 200 for 9 against Delhi  in this game  provides its first total of 200 plus runs against Delhi and  thus  is its highest team total posted against Delhi. Its previous best was 181 for 3 at Kolkata on 07.04.10

Delhi was dismissed all out for 129 in this game to provide the 18th occasion of Delhi dismissed  all out in an innings in IPL. It also provides the third occasion of being dismissed all out  in an innings against Kolkata  in IPL. The other two occasions are – 98 at Kolkata on 10.04.16 and 128 at Kolkata on 03.04.13. Delhi owns the record for most occasions of all out dismissals in an innings in IPL

Kolkata won this game by 71 runs to  provide its third  win  by 50 plus runs margin in IPL. The  other two win are by – 140 runs Vs Bangalore at Bangalore on 18,04.08 and 82 runs Vs Bangalore at Kolkata on 23.04.17. Kolkata’s win by 71 runs in  this game provides the 49th occasion of a team winning a game by 50 plus runs margin in IPL.

SP Narine captured his 100th wicket in IPL and at the end of this game his  tally read 102 wickets. He became the eleventh bowler to capture 100 plus wickets in IPL. Others are – SL Malinga {154}, A Mishra {134}, PP Chawla {130}, Harbhajan Singh {129}, DJ Bravo {123}, B Kumar {115}, A Nehra {106}, R Vinay Kumar {105}, R Ashwin {104} and Zaheer Khan {102}

SP Narine became the third bowler to capture 100 plus wickets representing a single team. Others are – Sl Malinga for Mumbai {154} and Harbhajan Singh for Mumbai {127}

SP Narine became the third overseas bowler to  capture 100 plus wickets in IPL. Others are = SL Malinga {154} and DJ Bravo {123}

Salient Stats of Match No 12 – Punjab Vs Chennai at Mahali on 15.04.18

Punjab posted a total of 197 for 7 in this game to provide its fifth highest team total against Chennai in IPL.

CH Gayle was appearing for his third team in IPL. He had earlier played for Kolkata and Bangalore in IPL. He scored 63 in this game which provides his 27th fifty in IPL. At the end of this game, his boundary fours aggregate in IPL read 300. He became the tenth batsman to score 300 plus boundary fours in the history of IPL.

CH Gayle’s 63 in this game provides his 68th half century and 88th fifty in T20 games. He scored seven boundary fours and four boundary sixes in this game which fetched him a total of 842 boundary fours and 823 boundary sixes in T20 games.

Harbhajan Singh bowled eight dot balls in this game which fetched him 1079 dot balls in the IPL tournament as a whole. He now owns the record for bowling most dot balls in the tournament. He went past Praveen Kumar who had bowled 1075 dot balls in the tournament and held the previous record.

MS Dhoni scored 79 not out in this game to provide the 16th occasion of a Chennai captain scoring a fifty in IPL. It also provides the 16th fifty of MS Dhoni as captain. It also represents his highest score in IPL. His  previous best was 70 against Bangalore at Bengaluru on 22.05.11

MS Dhoni’s 79 not out was  in a losing cause to provide the 77th occasion of a captain’s fifty going in vain in IPL. It also provides the fifth occasion of a Chennai captain’s fifty in a losing cause in IPL.

Punjab won this game by four runs to provide the 59th occasion of a team winning a game by single digit margin {one to nine runs} in the history of IPL. It also provides the eleventh occasion of Punjab winning a game by single digit in IPL. It also provides the eighth occasion of a team winning a game by exact four runs in IPL.

AJ Finch who  is appearing for his seventh team in IPL was dismissed first ball for a duck  in his  first two games. He was dismissed for a first ball duck against Bangalore at Bangalore on 13.04.18 {lbw K Yadav for a duck} and again he was dismissed for a first ball  duck {lbw Imran Tahir for zero in this game.

 

Harbhajan Singh is all set to own the record for bowling most dot balls in IPL tournament

Harbhajan Singh is all set to own the record for bowling most dot balls in IPL tournament. He has bowled 1071 dot balls as at the start of today’s game  against Kings Eleven Punjab at Mohali. He needs to bowl five more dot balls which would fetch him 1076 dot balls. The present record for most dot balls bowled  in IPL is credited to Praveen Kumar who  has bowled 1075 dot balls

Salient Stats of Match No 11 –Bangalore Vs Rajasthan at Bangalore on 15.04.18

Rajasthan posted a total of 217 for 4 in this game to provide the 70th occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus in an innings in IPL. It also provides the seventh occasion of Rajasthan posting a total of 200 plus runs in an innings in IPL

It also equals Rajasthan’s highest team total in IPL. Prior to this it has posted a total of 217 for 7 against Deccan Chargers at Hyd-RGS on 24.04.08.

Rajasthan’s total of 217 for 4 in this game provides the ninth occasion of a team posting a total of 200 plus runs in an innings against Bangalore in IPL. It also provides the first occasion of Rajasthan posting a total of 200 plus runs against Bangalore in IPL and hence its highest team total against Bangalore in IPL. Its previous best was 197 for 1 at Jaipur on 17.05.08.

SV Samson scored 92 not out in this game to provide the 45th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in IPL. It  also provides the seventh occasion of a Rajasthan batsman scoring a ninety in IPL.

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 GC Smith 91 Rajasthan Chennai Chennai 24.05.08
2 NV Ojha 94* Rajasthan Chennai Chennai 03.04.10
3 AM Rahane 98 Rajasthan Punjab Jaipur 06.04.12
4 SR Watson 90* Rajasthan Pune Pune 08.05.12
5 SR Watson 98* Rajasthan Sunrisers Jaipur 27.04.13
6 AM Rahane 91* Rajasthan Delhi Mum-BS 03.05.15
7 SV Samson 92* Rajasthan Bangalore Bangalore 15.04.18

SV Samson scored 92 not out in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety against Bangalore in IPL. It also provides the first occasion of a Rajasthan batsman scoring a ninety against Bangalore in IPL.

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 M Vijay 95 Chennai Bangalore Chennai 28.05.11
2 G Gambhir 93 Kolkata Bangalore Kolkata 28.04.12
3 DA Warner 92 Sunrisers Bangalore Hyd-RGS 30.04.16
4 SV Samson 92* Rajasthan Bangalore Bangalore 15.04.18

SV Samson scored 92 not out in this game to provide the second occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the ongoind edition of IPL 2018. J Roy of Delhi had scored 91 not out against Mumbai at Mumbai on 14.04.18

V Kohli scored 57 in this game which was  his 16th half century at M Chinnnaswamy Stadium. He now owns the record for most half centuries on a single ground in the history of T20 games. He went past AD Hales who had scored 15 half centuries at Trent Bridge, Nottingham  and MA Carberry who had scored 15 half centuries at Rose Bowl, Southampton.

V Kohli became the second  cricketer to  appear in 75 games on single ground. This game was his 75th appearance at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. SR Patel had played 86 games at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

V Kohli’s 57 in this game represents his 35th fifty in IPL. He became the third batsman to score 35 plus fifties in IPL. Others are DA Warner {39} and G Gambhir {36}.

V Kohli’s run aggregate in IPL read 4527 at the end of this game. He became the second batsman to total 4500 plus runs in IPL after SK Raina. SK Raina has amassed 4558 runs in IPL

V Kohli’s run aggregate in IPL read 4527 at the end of this game. He became the only batsman in the history of IPL  to total 4500 plus runs representing a single  team. All his runs are scored while he appeared for Royal Challengers, Bangalore.

 V Kohli’s 57 in this game was in a losing cause to provide  the 76th occasion of a captain’s fifty going in vain in IPL. It also  provides the 15th  occasion of a Bangalore captain’s fifty in a losing  cause  in IPL. It also  provides the 13th occasion of V Kohli’s fifty in a losing cause in IPL

UT Yadav of Bangalore returned with figures of none for 59 in this game to provide the 112th occasion of a bowler conceding 50 plus runs in an innings in IPL. It also provides the 18th occasion of a Bangalore bowler conceding 50 plus  runs in an innings in IPL.

UT Yadav of Bangalore returned with figures of none for 59 in this game to provide the 55th occasion of a bowler conceding 50 plus runs without capturing a wicket in an innings in IPL. It also provides the 12th occasion of a Bangalore bowler conceding 50 plus  runs without capturing a wicket in an innings in IPL.

UT Yadav of Bangalore returned with figures of none for 59 in this game to provide the second occasion of a Bangalore bowler conceding 50 plus runs in an innings in IPL. R Vinay Kumar had returned with figures of none of 51 at Bangalore on 15.04.12. Exactly six year later on the same day and same month and at the same venue and the same opposition another Bangalore bowler  UT Yadav has conceded fifty plus runs in an innings  and returned with figures of none for 59. A rare  coincidence

UT Yadav of Bangalore returned with figures of none for 59 in this game to provide the second occasion of a Bangalore bowler conceding 50 plus runs without capturing a wicket in an innings in IPL. R Vinay Kumar had returned with figures of none of 51 at Bangalore on 15.04.12. Exactly six year later on the same day and same month and at the same venue and the same opposition another Bangalore bowler  UT Yadav has conceded  59 runs  without capturing a wicket. A rare coincidence

SV Samson became the first batsman in the entire IPL to score ten boundary sixes while compiling ninety plus runs. He made 92 not out with 10 sixes in  this game. The previous record was nine boundary sixes. GJ Maxwell of Punjab and RR Pant of Delhi had scored nine sixes.  GJ Maxwell’s 95 against Sunrisers at Sharjah on 18,04.14 had nine boundary sixes. RR Pant’s 97 against Gujarat at Delhi on 04.05.17 contained nine boundary sixes.

Salient Stats of Match No 10 – Kolkata Vs Sunrisers at Kolkata on 14.04.18

B Kumar captured 3 for 26 in this game which fetched him an aggregate of 115 wickets in IPL and also 91 wickets representing Sunrisers Hyderabad. Hls tally of wickets in T20 games read 150.

Shakib Ul Hassan captured 2 for 21 in this game which fetched him a total of 299 wickets in T20 games. He needs one more wicket for his 300 T20 wickets. If he gets it, he would then become the fifth bowler in the  history of T20 games to capture 300 plus wickets. Others are – DJ Bravo {413}, SL Malinga {348}, SP Narine {321} and Shahid Afridi {300}

Shakib Ul Hassan’s run aggregate in T20 games read 4019 at the end this game and includes his 27 in this game. He reached 4000 runs when he was on 8 during his  knock of 27 in this game.

KN Willamson scored 50 in this game to provide the 22nd occasion of Sunrisers captain scoring a fifty in IPL. It is interesting to note that KN Willamson became  the second Sunrisers captain to score a fifty in IPL. DA Warner had scored 21 fifites as Sunrisers captain.

 

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