Indian Premier League Statistics in a nutshell – Part Two

Indian Premier League Statistics in a nutshell – Part Two

There are eight occasions of a team winning a game by one run margin. Ten occasions of batsmen dismissed hit wicket in the tournament which include an occasion of captain and an occasion of wicket keeper batsman.

The tournament has witnessed eight occasions of bowlers capturing 25 plus wickets in an edition of the tournament of which seven occasions are by overseas bowlers. B Kumar of Sunrisers is the lone Indian bowler to capture 25 plus wickets in the tournament. He captured 26 wickets in 2017 edition. DJ Bravo of Chennai is the only bowler to capture 25 plus wickets in two editions. He captured 32 wickets in 2013 and 28 wickets in 2015 editions. DJ Bravo with 32 wickets in 2013 edition owns the record for most wickets by a bowler in an IPL edition. Infact, he remains the only bowler to capture 30 plus wickets in an edition.

The tournament has witnessed 50 occasions of batsmen aggregating 1000 plus runs for a single team. It has also witnessed 20 occasions of overseas batsmen achieving such a feat.

YK Pathan, RV Uthappa, RG Sharma and G Gabhir are the four batsmen who have aggregated 1000 runs appearing for two teams. The performance of these four batsmen are detailed below

NoPlayerTeamMatInnsNORunsHSAve
1YK PathanKolkata106913118937231.55
2YK PathanRajasthan43424101110026.60
         
1RV UthappaKolkata8684424398730.48
2RV UthappaPune4645411037526.90
         
1RG SharmaDeccan45446117076*30.78
2RG SharmaMumbai143139223728109*31.86
         
1G GambhirDelhi4644411828629.55
2G GambhirKolkata1081081230359331.61

JH Kallis and DA Warner are the two overseas batsmen who have aggregated 1000 runs appearing for two teams. The performance of these two batsmen are detailed below

NoPlayerTeamMatInnsNORunsHSAve
1JH KallisKolkata56545129580*26.42
2JH KallisBangalore42426113289*31.44
         
1DA WarnerDelhi555551435109*28.70
2DA WarnerSunrisers717112327112655.44

The tournament has witnessed eight batsmen aggregating 3000 plus runs for a single team and 17 batsmen aggregating 2000 plus runs for a single team.

NoPlayerTeamMatInnsNORunsHSAve
1V KohliBangalore17716926541211337.84
2SK RainaChennai164160244527100*33.28
3MS DhoniChennai16014356385884*44.34
4RG SharmaMumbai143139223728109*31.86
5AB de VilliersBangalore126116273724133*41.84
6DA WarnerSunrisers717112327112655.44
7CH GayleBangalore8584113163175*43.32
8G GambhirKolkata1081081230359331.61
NoPlayerTeamMatInnsNORunsHSAve
1V KohliBangalore17716926541211337.84
2SK RainaChennai164160244527100*33.28
3MS DhoniChennai16014356385884*44.34
4RG SharmaMumbai143139223728109*31.86
5AB de VilliersBangalore126116273724133*41.84
6DA WarnerSunrisers717112327112655.44
7CH GayleBangalore8584113163175*43.32
8G GambhirKolkata1081081230359331.61
9AM RahaneRajasthan10093112810105*34.26
10KA PollardMumbai1481353927558328.69
11S DhawanSunrisers858512251892*34.49
12SE MarshPunjab71697247711539.95
13RV UthappaKolkata8684424398730.48
14AT RayuduMumbai11410718241681*27.14
15SR WatsonRajasthan7876112372104*36.49
16SR TendulkarMumbai7878112334100*34.83
17V SehwagDelhi79795217411929.37

V Kohli is the only batsman to score 5000 plus runs appearing for a single team in the tournament. He has aggregated 5412 runs appearing for Bangalore.

DA Warner owns the record for scoring most fifties in the tournament. He has scored 48 fifties. He has scored four centuries and 44 half centuries. His 44 half centuries is a record for most half centuries by a batsman in the tournament. The tournament has witnessed 13 batsmen scoring 20 plus fifties of which five are overseas batsmen. V Kohli with 41 fifties to his credit owns the record for most fifties by an Indian batsman in the tournament. SK Raina with 38 half centuries owns the record for most half centuries by an Indian batsman in the tournament. V Kohli with five centuries to his credit owns the record for most fifties by an Indian batsman in the tournament and also the record for most centuries by a batsman in the tournament.

There are seventeen batsmen who have scored 100 plus boundary sixes in the tournament of which seven are overseas batsmen. MS Dhoni with 209 boundary sixes owns the record for most boundary sixes by an Indian batsman and is also the only Indian batsman to score 200 plus boundary sixes. CH Gayle with 326 boundary sixes not only owns the record for most boundary sixes by a batsman in the tournament, but also owns the record for most boundary sixes by an overseas batsman.

There are fourteen batsmen who have scored 300 plus boundary fours in the tournament of which four are overseas batsman. S Dhawan with 524 boundary fours not only owns the record for most boundary fours by a batsman in the tournament, but also owns the record for most boundary fours by an Indian batsman. He is the only batsman to score 500 plus boundary fours in the tournament. DA Warner with 458 boundary fours owns the record for most boundary fours by an overseas batsman in the tournament

There are 51 occasions of batsmen scoring 500 plus runs in an edition.2018 edition has witnessed most batsmen accomplishing such a feat. Eight batsmen have scored 500 plus runs in this edition. Bangalore owns the record with eleven occasions of batsmen scoring 500 plus runs in an edition. DA Warner has scored 500 plus runs in four consecutive editions, while CH Gayle has performed such a feat in three consecutive editions.

NoPlayerRunsTeamEdition
1DA Warner528Sunrisers  2014
2DA Warner562Sunrisers  2015
3DA Warner848Sunrisers  2016
4DA Warner641Sunrisers  2017
     
NoPlayerRunsTeamEdition
1CH Gayle608Bangalore 2011
2CH Gayle733Bangalore 2012
3CH Gayle708Bangalore 2013

DA Warner of Sunrisers and V Kohli of Bangalore are the two batsmen who have scored 500 plus runs in five editions. The following table lists the runs scored in descending order by these two batsmen

NoPlayerRunsTeamEdition
1DA Warner848Sunrisers  2016
2DA Warner692Sunrisers2019
3DA Warner641Sunrisers  2017
4DA Warner562Sunrisers  2015
5DA Warner528Sunrisers  2014
     
1V Kohli973Bangalore 2016
2V Kohli634Bangalore 2013
3V Kohli557Bangalore 2011
4V Kohli530Bangalore2018
5V Kohli505Bangalore 2015

V Kohli’s 973 runs in 2016 runs represent most runs score by a batsman in an edition in the tournament. It also represent most runs scored by an Indian batsman in an edition while DA Warner’s 848 runs in  2016 represent most runs scored by an Indian batsman in an edition

There are 31 cricketers who have played 100 plus games of which nine are overseas cricketer. SK Raina with 193 matches not only owns the record for most capped cricketer in the tournament but also the record for most capped Indian cricketer. AB de Villiers with 154 matches owns the record for most capped overseas cricketer.

V Kohli owns the record for scoring most fifties for a single team. He has scored 41 fifties while playing for Bangalore, He also owns the record for scoring most boundary fours for a single team. He has scored 480 boundary fours while playing for Bangalore. CH Gayle owns the record for scoring most boundary sixes for a single team. He has scored 239 boundary sixes while playing for Bangalore.

There are 18 games won on DLM/DLS Method – Eight games on DLM and ten games on DLS. DLS came into force from 2014 onwards.

The tournament has witnessed sixteen occasions of captains scoring exact fifty runs in an innings.  RG Sharma of Mumbai has scored exact 50 runs on three occasions.

There are 23 occasions of bowlers conceding exact 50 runs in an innings of which six are by overseas bowlers.

Nine games have been won by 100 plus runs margin and 52 games have been won by 50 plus runs margin which includes nine games won by 100 plus runs margin. Chennai {12} and Mumbai {10} are the two teams which have won ten or more games by 100 plus runs margin. Mumbai’s win by 146 runs against Delhi at Delhi on 06.05.17 represents the largest margin of victory by runs margin in the tournament.

There are fifteen occasions of wicketkeepers effecting four or more dismissals in an innings in the tournament of which five occasions are by overseas wicket keepers. KC Sangakkara’s five dismissals – all caught – for Deccan chargers against Bangalore at Bangalore on 14.04.11 remains the record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper in the tournament. KC Sangakkara is the only wicketkeeper in the tournament to effect five dismissals.

There are four occasions of a wicket keeper effecting three stumping dismisslas in the tournament.

The following table furnishes the fastest hundred scored in terms of the balls faced and also for the participating teams in the tournament

PlayerBallsMatchVenueDate
CH Gayle30Bangalore v PuneBangalore23.04.13
     
CH Gayle30Bangalore v PuneBangalore23.04.13
M Vijay46Chennai v RajasthanChennai03.04.10
Q de Kock48Delhi v BangaloreBangalore17.04.16
BB McCullum53Kolkata v BangaloreBangalore18.04.08
ST Jayasuriya45Mumbai v ChennaiMumbai14.05.08
DA Miller38Punjab v BangaloreChandigarh06.05.13
YK Pathan37Rajasthan v MumbaiMumbai13.03.10
DA Warner43Sunrisers v KolkataHyderabad30.04.17

The following table furnishes the fastest half century scored in terms of the balls faced and also for the participating teams in the tournament

PlayerBallsMatchVenueDate
KL Rahul14Punjab v DelhiMohali08.04.18
     
CH Gayle17Bangalore v PuneBangalore23.04.13
SK Raina16Chennai v PunjabMumbai30.05.14
CH Morris17Delhi v GujaratDelhi27.04.16
SP Narine15Kolkata v BangaloreBangalore07.05.17
YK Pathan15Kolkata v SunrisersKolkata24.05.14
HH Pandya17Mumbai v KolkataKolkata28.04.19
KA Pollard17Mumbai v KolkataMumbai28.04.16
Ishan Kishan17Mumbai v KolkataKolkata09.05.18
KL Rahul14Punjab v DelhiChandigarh08.04.18
JC Buttler18Rajasthan v DelhiDelhi02.05.18
DA Warner20Sunrisers v ChennaiHyderabad02.05.15
DA Warner20Sunrisers v KolkataHyderabad30.04.17
MC Henriques20Sunrisers v BangaloreHyderabad15.05.15

Praveen Kumar {14} and Irfan Pathan {10} have bowled ten or more maiden overs in the tournament. The following table lists the eleven bowlers who have bowled five or more maiden overs in the tournament.

PosPlayerMatInnsOversRunsWktsM
1Praveen  Kumar119119420.43,25109014
2Irfan Pathan103101340.32,64908010
3Dhawal Kulkarni090090290.52,40408608
4Lasith Malinga122122471.13,36617008
5Sandeep Sharma079079290.52,27209508
6B Kumar117117435.23,15413308
7Dale Steyn092092351.02,37509607
8Amit Mishra147147516.53,79915706
9Harbhajan Singh160157562.23,96715006
10Munaf Patel063063225.51,69807405
11Zaheer Khan100099366.42,78210205
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