KPL 2018 – Final – Bijapur Bulls vs Hubli Tigers at Mysuru on 06.09.18. Bijapur Bulls won by seven wickets

Bijapur Bulls won this game by seven wickets thus becoming the champions of the KPL 2018. The following table lists the winners in all the editions of KPL

Series results
No Series/Tournament Season Winner
1 Karnataka Premier League Cup (in India) 2009/10 Provident
2 Karnataka Premier League Cup (in India) 2010/11 Mangalore
3 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2014/15 Mysore-W
4 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2015/16 Bulls
5 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2016/17 Bellary
6 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2017 Panthers
7 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2018 Bulls

Bijapur Bulls won the trophy for the second occasion in KPL. It had won the trophy in 2015-16. Its win in this edition had dispelled the myth that was associated with the tournament that a team which has won the trophy one has not won again. The earlier six editions had a new champion.

Series results
No Series/Tournament Season Winner
1 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2015/16 Bulls
2 Karnataka Premier League (in India) 2018 Bulls

B Chipli’s run aggregate in KPL read 1213 at the end of this game. He became the second batsman in the history of KPL to total 1200 plus runs. MA Agarwal is the other batsman to score 1200 plus runs – 1419 runs to be exact.

KB Pawan’s 22 in this game fetched him a total of 1006 runs in KPL. He became the eighth batsman to aggregate 1000 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {1419}, B Chipli {1213}, R Jonathan {1110}, Amit Verma {1082}, Mohammad Taha {1079}, RR Bhatkal {1021} and R Vinay Kumar {1008}

B Chipli’s boundary fours aggregate in KPL read 122. He became the second batsman to score 120 plus boundary fours in KPL. MA Agarwal has scored 134 boundary fours.

Bijapur Bulls carved its 32nd win in the tournament, most by a team in the history of the tournament.

KP Appanna’s two wickets in this game fetched him a total of 11 wickets in KPL 2018. He became the fourth bowler to capture ten or more wickets in KPL 2018. Others are – Mahesh Patel {12}, VV Kumar {11} and AT Somanna {10}

B Chipli aggregated 254 runs in this edition to provide the 24th occsssion of a batsman totaling 250 plus runs in an edition. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 Teams Edition
1 MA Agarwal 8 8 4 414 119* 103.50 1 3 0 Panthers 2016
2 Mohammed Taha 9 9 0 358 89 39.77 0 3 0 Hubli-T 2016
3 KL Rahul 6 6 1 347 106* 69.40 1 2 0 Hubli-T 2014
4 SH Kirmani 7 7 1 338 89 56.33 0 4 0 Shivamogga 2015
5 J Arunkumar 9 8 0 326 95 40.75 0 4 0 Panthers 2009
6 RR Bhatkal 8 8 1 323 83* 46.14 0 2 0 Mysuru-W 2016
7 KB Pawan 10 9 0 321 73 35.66 0 2 0 Hubli-T 2015
8 R Samarth 7 6 1 315 87* 63.00 0 4 0 Bulls 2016
9 Mohd Taha 10 9 1 308 93 38.50 0 3 0 Hubli-T 2015
10 G Dhiman 8 8 0 307 69 38.37 0 4 0 Bulls 2009
11 SA Bhavane 8 8 4 307 69* 76.75 0 4 0 Mysuru-W 2014
12 MK Pandey 9 9 2 305 112* 43.57 1 1 0 Panthers 2009
13 RP Kadam 9 9 0 304 61 33.77 0 4 2 Bellary 2016
14 KK Nair 7 7 2 301 100* 60.20 1 1 0 Mangalore 2014
15 MA Agarwal 8 8 0 297 100 37.12 1 1 0 Diamonds 2010
16 RV Uthappa 9 8 3 290 73* 58.00 0 2 0 Bulls 2015
17 MR Beerala 8 8 2 284 64 47.33 0 4 1 Bulls 2009
18 R Samarth 7 7 3 270 70* 67.50 0 2 1 Bulls 2014
19 A Arjun Hoysala 7 7 0 268 87 38.28 0 2 0 Mysuru-W 2015
20 MA Agarwal 7 8 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 0 Hubli-T 2017
21 D Negi 9 9 3 256 57* 42.66 0 2 0 Hubli-T 2016
22 S  Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 1 Panthers 2017
23 B Chipli 6 6 0 254 73 42.33 0 2 0 Bulls 2018
24 AM Reddy 9 9 1 251 60* 31.37 0 2 0 Panthers 2015

B Chipli aggregated 254 runs in this edition to provide the sixth occsssion of a Bijapur Bulls batsman totaling 250 plus runs in an edition. All such occasions are listed below

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 Teams Edition
1 R Samarth 7 6 1 315 87* 63.00 0 4 0 Bulls 2016
2 G Dhiman 8 8 0 307 69 38.37 0 4 0 Bulls 2009
3 RV Uthappa 9 8 3 290 73* 58.00 0 2 0 Bulls 2015
4 MR Beerala 8 8 2 284 64 47.33 0 4 1 Bulls 2009
5 R Samarth 7 7 3 270 70* 67.50 0 2 1 Bulls 2014
6 B Chipli 6 6 0 254 73 42.33 0 2 0 Bulls 2018

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