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V Kohli and AB de Villiers script a world record for the highest partnership in the history of Twenty20 games

V Kohli and AB de Villiers script a world record for the highest partnership in the history of Twenty20 games

V Kohli and AB de Villiers posted 215 runs in an unfinished partnership fof the second wicket in the game between Bangalore and Mumbai at Mum-WS on 10.05.15 to provide the fifth occasion of batsmen posting a 200 plus runs partnership in the history of Twenty20 games. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 V Kohli, AB de Villiers 215* 2nd Bangalore Mumbai Mumbai 10 May 2015
2 AC Gilchrist, SE Marsh 206 2nd Punjab Bangalore Dharamsala 17 May 2011
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 204* 2nd Bangalore Delhi Delhi 17 May 2012
4 MC Juneja, AA Malek 202* 4th Gujarat Kerala Indore 30 Mar 2013
5 PJ Ingram, JM How 201 1st Central D Wellington New Plymouth 18 Jan 2012

 

V Kohli and AB de Villiers posted 215 runs in an unfinished partnership fof the second wicket in the game between Bangalore and Mumbai at Mum-WS on 10.05.15. This partnership represents the highest partnerhip for any wicket in the history of Twenty20 games. The previous best was the 206 runs partnership for the second wicket between Punjab and Banglaore at Dharamsala on 17.05.11. Both the occasions are listed below

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 V Kohli, AB de Villiers 215* 2nd Bangalore Mumbai Mumbai 10 May 2015
2 AC Gilchrist, SE Marsh 206 2nd Punjab Bangalore Dharamsala 17 May 2011

 

It is interesting to note that out of the five 200 plus runs partnerships in the history of T20 games, four of them have been posted in India – three in IPL games and one in Domestic tournament. The four partnerships are listed below

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 V Kohli, AB de Villiers 215* 2nd Bangalore Mumbai Mumbai 10 May 2015
2 AC Gilchrist, SE Marsh 206 2nd Punjab Bangalore Dharamsala 17 May 2011
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 204* 2nd Bangalore Delhi Delhi 17 May 2012
4 MC Juneja, AA Malek 202* 4th Gujarat Kerala Indore 30 Mar 2013

 

Three Pakistan batsmen scoring hundreds in a test innings of which one is a double hundred

Three Pakistan batsmen scoring hundreds in a test innings of which one is a double hundred

Azhar Ali {226}, Younis Khan {148} and Asad Shafiq {107} scored hundreds for Pakistan against Bangladesh at Dhaka in the just concluded second test to provide the ninth occasion of three Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in a test innings of which one is a double hundred All such occasions are listed below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Zaheer Abbas 274 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
  2 Mushtaq Mohammad 100 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
  3 Asif Iqbal 104* 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
               
2 1 Majid Khan 112 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
  2 Javed Miandad 206 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
  3 Mushtaq Mohammad 107 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
               
3 1 Mudassar Nazar 199 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
  2 Qasim Umar 210 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
  3 Saleem Malik 102* 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
               
4 1 Javed Miandad 260 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
  2 Saleem Malik 102 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
  3 Imran Khan 118 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
               
5 1 Aamer Malik 113 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
  2 Javed Miandad 145 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
  3 Shoaib Mohammad 203* 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
               
6 1 Inzamam-ul-Haq 130 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
  2 Mohammad Yousuf 203 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
  3 Saqlain Mushtaq 101* 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
               
7 1 Mohammad Hafeez 143 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  2 Younis Khan 200* 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  3 Asad Shafiq 104 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
               
8 1 Azhar Ali 109 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
  2 Younis Khan 213 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
  3 Misbah-ul-Haq 101 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
               
9 1 Azhar Ali 226 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  2 Younis Khan 148 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  3 Asad Shafiq 107 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015

 

Azhar Ali {226}, Younis Khan {148} and Asad Shafiq {107} scored hundreds for Pakistan against Bangladesh at Dhaka in the just concluded second test to provide the second occasion of three Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in a test innings of which one is a double hundred against Bangladesh. Both the occasions are listed below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Mohammad Hafeez 143 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  2 Younis Khan 200* 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  3 Asad Shafiq 104 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
               
2 1 Azhar Ali 226 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  2 Younis Khan 148 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  3 Asad Shafiq 107 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015

 

Three or more Pakistan batsmen scoring hundreds in a test innings

Three or more Pakistan batsmen scoring hundreds in a test innings

Azhar Ali {226}, Younis Khan {148} and Asad Shafiq {107} scored hundreds for Pakistan against Bangladesh at Dhaka in the just concluded second test to provide the 16th occasion of three or more Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in a test innings. All such occasions are listed below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Saeed Anwar 101 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  2 Taufeeq Umar 104 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  3 Inzamam-ul-Haq 105* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  4 Mohammad Yousuf 102* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  5 Abdul Razzaq 110* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
               
2 1 Javed Miandad 126 2 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
  2 Zaheer Abbas 168 2 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
  3 Saleem Malik 107 2 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
  4 Imran Khan 117 2 v India Faisalabad 03 Jan 1983
               
3 1 Saeed Anwar 123 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 21 Jun 2000
  2 Inzamam-ul-Haq 112 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 21 Jun 2000
  3 Younis Khan 116 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 21 Jun 2000
  4 Wasim Akram 100 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 21 Jun 2000
               
4 1 Younis Khan 199 1 v India Lahore 13 Jan 2006
  2 Mohammad Yousuf 173 1 v India Lahore 13 Jan 2006
  3 Shahid Afridi 103 1 v India Lahore 13 Jan 2006
  4 Kamran Akmal 102* 1 v India Lahore 13 Jan 2006
               
5 1 Zaheer Abbas 274 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
  2 Mushtaq Mohammad 100 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
  3 Asif Iqbal 104* 1 v England Birmingham 03 Jun 1971
               
6 1 Majid Khan 112 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
  2 Javed Miandad 206 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
  3 Mushtaq Mohammad 107 1 v New Zealand Karachi 30 Oct 1976
               
7 1 Mohsin Khan 149 2 v Australia Adelaide 09 Dec 1983
  2 Qasim Umar 113 2 v Australia Adelaide 09 Dec 1983
  3 Javed Miandad 131 2 v Australia Adelaide 09 Dec 1983
               
8 1 Mudassar Nazar 199 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
  2 Qasim Umar 210 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
  3 Saleem Malik 102* 2 v India Faisalabad 24 Oct 1984
               
9 1 Javed Miandad 260 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
  2 Saleem Malik 102 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
  3 Imran Khan 118 1 v England The Oval 06 Aug 1987
               
10 1 Aamer Malik 113 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
  2 Javed Miandad 145 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
  3 Shoaib Mohammad 203* 2 v India Lahore 01 Dec 1989
               
11 1 Saeed Anwar 169 2 v New Zealand Wellington 17 Feb 1994
  2 Saleem Malik 140 2 v New Zealand Wellington 17 Feb 1994
  3 Inzamam-ul-Haq 135* 2 v New Zealand Wellington 17 Feb 1994
               
12 1 Inzamam-ul-Haq 130 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
  2 Mohammad Yousuf 203 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
  3 Saqlain Mushtaq 101* 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 15 Mar 2001
               
13 1 Mohammad Hafeez 143 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  2 Younis Khan 200* 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  3 Asad Shafiq 104 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
               
14 1 Azhar Ali 109 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
  2 Younis Khan 213 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
  3 Misbah-ul-Haq 101 1 v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
               
15 1 Ahmed Shehzad 176 1 v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 09 Nov 2014
  2 Younis Khan 100* 1 v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 09 Nov 2014
  3 Misbah-ul-Haq 102* 1 v New Zealand Abu Dhabi 09 Nov 2014
               
16 1 Azhar Ali 226 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  2 Younis Khan 148 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  3 Asad Shafiq 107 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015

 

Azhar Ali {226}, Younis Khan {148} and Asad Shafiq {107} scored hundreds for Pakistan against Bangladesh at Dhaka in the just concluded second test to provide the third occasion of three or more Pakistan batsman scoring hundreds in a test innings against Bangladesh. All such occasions are listed below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 1 Saeed Anwar 101 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  2 Taufeeq Umar 104 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  3 Inzamam-ul-Haq 105* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  4 Mohammad Yousuf 102* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
  5 Abdul Razzaq 110* 2 v Bangladesh Multan 29 Aug 2001
               
2 1 Mohammad Hafeez 143 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  2 Younis Khan 200* 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
  3 Asad Shafiq 104 2 v Bangladesh Chittagong 09 Dec 2011
               
3 1 Azhar Ali 226 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  2 Younis Khan 148 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
  3 Asad Shafiq 107 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015

 

 

 

Rival bowlers conceding fifty plus runs in an IPL game

Rival bowlers conceding fifty plus runs in an IPL game

Anureet Singh of Punjab returned with figures of 2 for 56 and AD Russell of Kolkata returned with figures of 1 for 50  in the game between Punjab and Kolkata at Kolkata on 09.05.15 to provide the sixth occasion of rival bowlers conceding 50 plus runs in a IPL game. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No No Player O M R W Team Opposition Ground Date
1 1 RP Singh 4.0 0 50 0 Deccan Delhi Delhi 15.05.08
  2 Mohd Asif 4.0 0 51 0 Delhi Deccan Delhi 15.05.08
                     
2 1 DP Nannes 4.0 0 50 0 Chennai Kolkata Chennai 28.04.13
  2 JH Kallis 4.0 0 50 0 Kolkata Chennai Chennai 28.04.13
                     
3 1 M Kartik 4.0 0 51 1 Punjab Rajasthan Sharjah 20.04.14
  2 DS Kulkarni 4.0 0 50 1 Rajasthan Punjab Sharjah 20.04.14
                     
4 1 Sandeep Sharma 4.0 0 65 1 Punjab Sunrisers Hyd-RGS 14.05.14
  2 DW Steyn 4.0 0 51 0 Sunrisers Punjab Hyd-RGS 14.05.14
                     
5 1 A Nehra 4.0 0 51 2 Chennai Punjab Mumbai 30.05.14
  2 P Awana 4.0 0 59 2 Punjab Chennai Mumbai 30.05.14
                     
6 1 Anureet Singh 3.5 0 56 2 Punjab Kolkata Kolkata 09.05.15
  2 AD Russell 4.0 0 50 1 Kolkata Punjab Kolkata 09.05.15

 

SP Narine and SL Mallinga share the record for most four plus wicket hauls in T20 games

SP Narine and SL Mallinga share the record for most four plus wicket hauls in T20 games

 

SP Narine captured four for 19 representing Kolkata against Punjab at Kolkata on 09.05.15. It was his eleventh four wicket haul in T20 games and he now shares the record for most four wicket hauls in the history of T20 games with SL Malinga. He went past Umar Gul of Pakistan who has taken ten four wicket hauls in T20 games. The exploits of these three bowlers are furnished below

 

SL MALINGA
Inn O M R W Match Ground Date
1 4 0 22 4 Mumbai  v Punjab Mum-BS 30 Mar 2010
2 3.4 1 13 5 Mumbai  v Delhi Delhi 10 Apr 2011
3 4 0 20 4 Mumbai  v Somerset Chennai 08 Oct 2011
4 3 0 11 4 Nondescripts CC v Saracens Sports Club Col-Colts 30 Mar 2012
5 3.4 0 16 4 Mumbai  v Deccan Mum-WS 29 Apr 2012
6 4 1 21 4 Ruhuna Royals v Uthura Rudras Col-RPS 14 Aug 2012
7 4 0 31 5 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 01 Oct 2012
8 4 0 32 5 Mumbai  v Chennai Johannesburg 20 Oct 2012
9 4 1 7 6 Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers Perth 12 Dec 2012
10 4 0 23 4 Mumbai  v Kolkata Abu Dhabi 16 Apr 2014
11 4 1 23 4 Mumbai  v Sunrisers Mum-WS 25 Apr 2015
SP NARINE
No O M R W Match Ground Date
1 2 0 9 4 Tri & Tob v Leeward Islands North Sound 11 Jan 2012
2 4 0 19 5 Kolkata v Punjab Kolkata 15 Apr 2012
3 3.1 0 15 4 Kolkata v Mumbai Mum-WS 16 May 2012
4 4 0 12 4 West Indies v New Zealand Lauderhill 01 Jul 2012
5 4 0 13 4 Kolkata v Delhi Kolkata 03 Apr 2013
6 4 0 22 4 Kolkata v Bangalore Ranchi 12 May 2013
7 4 1 9 4 Tri & Tob v Sunrisers Mohali 24 Sep 2013
8 4 0 20 4 Kolkata v Mumbai Abu Dhabi 16 Apr 2014
9 4 0 20 4 Kolkata v Bangalore Kolkata 22 May 2014
10 4 0 31 4 Kolkata v Perth Scorchers Hyd-RGS 24 Sep 2014
11 4 0 19 4 Kolkata v Punjab Kolkata 09 May 2015
UMAR GUL
No O M R W Match Ground Date
1 3.4 0 21 4 Peshawar Panthers v Hyderabad Hawks Lahore 25 Apr 2005
2 4 0 25 4 Pakistan v Scotland Durban 12 Sep 2007
3 4 0 23 4 Kolkata  v Kings XI Punjab Kolkata 25 May 2008
4 3 0 13 4 Pakistan v Sri Lanka King City 11 Oct 2008
5 3.2 0 15 4 Western Australia v South Australia Adelaide 28 Dec 2008
6 4 0 8 4 Pakistan v Australia Dubai-DSC 07 May 2009
7 3 0 6 5 Pakistan v New Zealand The Oval 13 Jun 2009
8 4 0 21 4 Islamabad Leopards v Abbottabad Falcons Lahore 03 Dec 2012
9 4 0 37 4 Pakistan v India Ahmedabad 28 Dec 2012
10 2.2 0 6 5 Pakistan v South Africa Centurion 03 Mar 2013

 

SP Narine captured four for 19 representing Kolkata against Punjab at Kolkata on 09.05.15. It was his seventh four wicket haul in IPL. SL Malinga is the other bowler to  capture four of  more wickets in IPL on five occasions in the history of IPL. The exploits of these two bowlers are furnished below

 

 

No No Player O M R W Team Opposition Ground Date
1 1 SP Narine 4.0 0 19 5 Kolkata Punjab Kolkata 15.04.12
  2 SP Narine 3.1 0 15 4 Kolkata Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.12
  3 SP Narine 4.0 0 13 4 Kolkata Delhi Kolkata 03.04.13
  4 SP Narine 4.0 0 22 4 Kolkata Bangalore Ranchi 12.05.13
  5 SP Narine 4.0 0 20 4 Kolkata Mumbai Abu Dhabi 16.04.14
  6 SP Narine 4.0 0 20 4 Kolkata Bangalore Kolkata 22.05.14
  7 SP Narine 4.0 0 19 4 Kolkata Punjab Kolkata 08.05.15
                     
2 1 SL Malinga 4.0 0 22 4 Mumbai Punjab Mum-BS 30.03.10
  2 SL Malinga 3.4 1 13 5 Mumbai Delhi Delhi 10.04.11
  3 SL Malinga 3.4 0 16 4 Mumbai Deccan Mumbai 29.04.12
  4 SL Malinga 4.0 0 23 4 Mumbai Kolkata Abu Dhabi 16.04.14
  5 SL Malinga 4.0 0 23 4 Mumbai Sunrisers Mum-WS 25.04.15

 

 

50th occasion of a team winning a test by 300 plus runs

50th occasion of a team winning a test by 300 plus runs

Pakistan won the second test against Bangladesh at Dhaka by 328 runs to provide the 50th occasion of a team winning a test by 300 plus runs margin in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 England won 675 runs v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928
2 Australia won 562 runs v England The Oval 18 Aug 1934
3 Australia won 530 runs v South Africa Melbourne 17 Feb 1911
4 Australia won 491 runs v Pakistan Perth 16 Dec 2004
5 Sri Lanka won 465 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 03 Jan 2009
6 West Indies won 425 runs v England Manchester 08 Jul 1976
7 Australia won 409 runs v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1948
8 West Indies won 408 runs v Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 1980
9 Australia won 384 runs v England Brisbane 07 Nov 2002
10 Australia won 382 runs v West Indies Sydney 14 Feb 1969
11 Australia won 382 runs v England Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
12 Australia won 381 runs v England Brisbane 21 Nov 2013
13 Australia won 379 runs v West Indies Brisbane 3 Nov 2005
14 Australia won 377 runs v England Sydney 17 Dec 1920
15 Australia won 365 runs v England Melbourne 01 Jan 1937
16 South Africa won 358 runs v New Zealand Johannesburg 08 Nov 2007
17 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
18 South Africa won 356 runs v England Lord’s 21 Jul 1994
19 England won 354 runs v Pakistan Nottingham 29 Jul 2010
20 Australia won 352 runs v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 2000
21 South Africa won 351 runs v West Indies Centurion 15 Jan 1999
22 Australia won 348 runs v Pakistan Melbourne 01 Jan 1977
23 England won 347 runs v Australia Lord’s 18 Jul 2013
24 West Indies won 343 runs v Australia Bridgetown 19 Apr 1991
25 Australia won 342 runs v India Nagpur 26 Oct 2004
26 Pakistan won 341 runs v India Karachi 29 Jan 2006
27 England won 338 runs v Australia Adelaide 13 Jan 1933
28 Australia won 337 runs v India Melbourne 26 Dec 2007
29 Zimbabwe won 335 runs v Bangladesh Harare 17 Apr 2013
30 Australia won 329 runs v England Perth 03 Feb 1995
31 England won 329 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 29 Oct 2003
32 South Africa won 329 runs v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
33 Pakistan won 328 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
34 South Africa won 328 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 1996
35 West Indies won 326 runs v England Lord’s 24 Jun 1950
36 South Africa won 324 runs v Pakistan Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995
37 South Africa won 323 runs v Australia Port Elizabeth 05 Mar 1970
38 England won 322 runs v Australia Brisbane 04 Dec 1936
39 India won 320 runs v Australia Mohali 17 Oct 2008
40 England won 319 runs v India Nottingham 29 Jul 2011
41 Sri Lanka won 315 runs v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002
42 Sri Lanka won 313 runs v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004
43 Australia won 312 runs v West Indies Port of Spain 05 Mar 1999
44 England won 312 runs v South Africa Cape Town 01 Jan 1957
45 South Africa won 309 runs v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012
46 Australia won 308 runs v England Melbourne 07 Feb 1908
47 Australia won 307 runs v England Sydney 27 Feb 1925
48 South Africa won 307 runs v Australia Johannesburg 19 Feb 1970
49 Pakistan won 301 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 09 Aug 1994
50 Australia won 300 runs v India Perth 10 Feb 1992

 

Pakistan won the second test against Bangladesh at Dhaka by 328 runs to provide the fourth occasion of Pakistan winning a test by 300 plus runs margin in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Pakistan won 356 runs v Australia Abu Dhabi 30 Oct 2014
2 Pakistan won 341 runs v India Karachi 29 Jan 2006
3 Pakistan won 328 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015
4 Pakistan won 301 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 09 Aug 1994

 

Bangladesh lost the second test against Pakistan at Dhaka by 328 runs to provide the fourth occasion Bangladesh losing a test by 300 plus runs margin in the annals of test cricket. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Sri Lanka won 465 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 03 Jan 2009
2 Zimbabwe won 335 runs v Bangladesh Harare 17 Apr 2013
3 England won 329 runs v Bangladesh Chittagong 29 Oct 2003
4 Pakistan won 328 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 06 May 2015

 

500th Indian Premer League game spotted

500th Indian Premer League game spotted

The second game of 07.05.15 in the ongoing IPL 2015 was the 500th IPL game. It was the game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils at Kolkata. The following is the result summary of IPL as of 07.05.15.

 

Result summary as of 07.05.15
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied Tie+W Tie+L NR
Chennai 2008-2015 125 76 47 0 0 1 1
Deccan 2008-2012 75 29 46 0 0 0 0
Delhi 2008-2015 116 48 66 0 0 1 1
Punjab 2008-2015 116 56 58 0 2 0 0
Kochi 2011-2011 14 6 8 0 0 0 0
Kolkata 2008-2015 114 59 53 0 0 2 0
Mumbai 2008-2015 120 68 52 0 0 0 0
Pune 2011-2013 46 12 33 0 0 0 1
Rajasthan 2008-2015 115 60 51 0 2 1 1
Bangalore 2008-2015 118 57 57 0 1 1 2
Sunrisers 2013-2015 41 20 20 0 1 0 0
  Total 1000 491 491 0 6 6 6

 

While computing the 500th game, the following six abandoned games without a ball being bowled are not taken into account, which may please be noted

 

ABANDONED GAMES WITHOUT A BALL BEING BOWLED
No Team 1 Team 2 Result Ground Match Date
1 Delhi Kolkata Abandoned Delhi May 22, 2008
2 Mumbai Rajasthan Abandoned Durban Apr 21, 2009
3 Chennai Kolkata Abandoned Cape Town Apr 25, 2009
4 Bangalore Rajasthan Abandoned Bangalore Apr 19, 2011
5 Kolkata Deccan Abandoned Kolkata Apr 24, 2012
6 Kolkata Rajasthan Abandoned Kolkata Apr 26, 2015

 

Three figure partnerships by Bangalore batsmen in IPL

Three figure partnerships by Bangalore batsmen in IPL

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the 15th occasion of Bangalore batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 JH Kallis, RV Uthappa 126* 2nd Bangalore Mumbai Johannesburg 03.05.09
2 TM Dilshan, CH Gayle 123 1st Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata 22.04.11
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 111 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
4 MA Agarwal, CH Gayle 113 1st Bangalore Mumbai Chennai 27.05.11
5 CH Gayle, V Kohli 109 2nd Bangalore Chennai Chennai 12.04.12
6 CH Gayle, AB de Villiers 131 4th Bangalore Punjab Mohali 20.04.12
7 TM Dilshan, AB de Villiers 122* 4th Bangalore Rajasthan Jaipur 23.04.12
8 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 02.05.12
9 CH Gayle, V Kohli 204* 2nd Bangalore Delhi Delhi 17.05.12
10 V Kohli, AB de Villiers 103 3rd Bangalore Delhi Bangalore 16.04.13
11 CH Gayle, TM Dilshan 167 1st Bangalore Pune Bangalore 23.04.13
12 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
13 CH Gayle, V Kohli 136 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 14.05.13
14 AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh 132 4th Bangalore Rajasthan Bangalore 11.05.14
15 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the sixth occasion of Bangalore batsmen posting a three figure partnership for various wickets against Punjab in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 CH Gayle, V Kohli 111 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
2 CH Gayle, AB de Villiers 131 4th Bangalore Punjab Mohali 20.04.12
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 02.05.12
4 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
5 CH Gayle, V Kohli 136 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 14.05.13
6 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the sixth occasion of CH Gayle-V Kohli  pair posting a three figure partnership for various wickets in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 CH Gayle, V Kohli 111 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
2 CH Gayle, V Kohli 109 2nd Bangalore Chennai Chennai 12.04.12
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 02.05.12
4 CH Gayle, V Kohli 204* 2nd Bangalore Delhi Delhi 17.05.12
5 CH Gayle, V Kohli 136 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 14.05.13
6 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

Bangalore and Punjab have played three games on 06th May –  in 2011, in 2013 and in 2015.  It is interesting to note that in all the three games, Bangalore has posted three figure partnerships. It is also a coincidence that CH Gayle is one of the partners in these three figure partnerships

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 CH Gayle, V Kohli 111 2nd Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
2 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
3 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

Three figure partnerships for the first wicket in Indian Premier League

Three figure partnerships for the first wicket in Indian Premier League

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the 44th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist, VVS Laxman 155* 1st Deccan Mumbai Mumbai 27.04.08
2 G Gambhir, V Sehwag 115 1st Delhi Chennai Chennai 02.05.08
3 GC Smith, YK Pathan 109 1st Rajasthan Deccan Jaipur 09.05.08
4 GC Smith, SA Asnodkar 109 1st Rajasthan Bangalore Jaipur 17.05.08
5 GC Smith, SA Asnodkar 127 1st Rajasthan Chennai Chennai 24.05.08
6 AC Gilchrist, HH Gibbs 101 1st Deccan Bangalore Hyd-RGS 25.05.08
7 SE Marsh, JR Hopes 133 1st Punjab Rajasthan Mohali 28.05.08
8 PA Patel, ML Hayden 106 1st Chennai Bangalore P Elizabeth 20.04.09
9 ST Jayasuriya, SR Tendulkar 127 1st Mumbai Kolkata P Elizabeth 27.04.09
10 NV Ojha, GC Smith 135 1st Rajasthan Punjab Durban 05.05.09
11 BJ Hodge, MK Tiwary 101 1st Kolkata Bangalore Kolkata 14.03.10
12 RS Bopara, MS Bisla 129 1st Punjab Bangalore Bangalore 16.03.10
13 MJ Lumb, NV Ojha 109 1st Rajasthan Punjab Jaipur 07.04.10
14 BB McCullum, M Jayawardene 128 1st Kochi Mumbai Mumbai 15.04.11
15 AC Gilchrist, PC Valthaty 136 1st Punjab Deccan Hyd-RGS 16.04.11
16 TM Dilshan, CH Gayle 123 1st Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata 22.04.11
17 DA Warner, V Sehwag 146 1st Delhi Punjab Delhi 23.04.11
18 SR Watson, R Dravid 134* 1st Rajasthan Mumbai Mumbai 20.05.11
19 S Dhawan, DB Ravi Teja 131 1st Deccan Punjab Dharamsala 21.05.11
20 MA Agarwal, CH Gayle 113 1st Bangalore Mumbai Chennai 27.05.11
21 MEK Hussey, M Vijay 159 1st Chennai Bangalore Chennai 28.05.11
22 F du Plessis, S Badrinath 116 1st Chennai Pune Chennai 19.04.12
23 M Jayawardene, V Sehwag 135 1st Delhi Mumbai Delhi 27.04.12
24 G Gambhir, BB McCullum 113 1st Kolkata Pune Kolkata 05.05.12
25 SR Tendulkar, DR Smith 163* 1st Mumbai Rajasthan Jaipur 20.05.12
26 M Vijay, MEK Hussey 139* 1st Chennai Punjab Mohali 10.04.13
27 M Jayawardene, V Sehwag 151 1st Delhi Mumbai Delhi 21.04.13
28 CH Gayle, TM Dilshan 167 1st Bangalore Pune Bangalore 23.04.13
29 WP Saha, MEK Hussey 103 1st Chennai Kolkata Chennai 28.04.13
30 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
31 R Dravid, AM Rahane 108 1st Rajasthan Delhi Jaipur 07.05.13
32 BB McCullum, DR Smith 123 1st Chennai Punjab Abu Dhabi 18.04.14
33 RV Uthappa, G Gambhir 121 1st Kolkata Rajasthan Ahmedabad 05.05.14
34 RV Uthappa, G Gambhir 106 1st Kolkata Delhi Delhi 07.05.14
35 MEK Hussey, LMP Simmons 120 1st Mumbai Rajasthan Ahmedabad 19.05.14
36 S Dhawan, DA Warner 100 1st Sunrisers Bangalore Hyd-RGS 20.05.14
37 DA Warner, S Dhawan 116 1st Sunrisers Chennai Ranchi 22.05.14
38 V Sehwag, M Vohra 110 1st Punjab Chennai Mumbai 30.05.14
39 DR Smith, BB McCullum 109 1st Chennai Mumbai Mumbai 17.04.15
40 AM Rahane, SR Watson 144 1st Rajasthan Chennai Ahmedabad 19.04.15
41 S Dhawan, DA Warner 134 1st Sunrisers Kolkata Vizag 22.04.15
42 MA Agarwal, SS Iyer 106 1st Delhi Punjab Delhi 01.05.15
43 LMP Simmons, PA Patel 111 1st Mumbai Punjab Mohali 03.05.15
44 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the fifth occasion of Bangalore batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 TM Dilshan, CH Gayle 123 1st Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata 22.04.11
2 MA Agarwal, CH Gayle 113 1st Bangalore Mumbai Chennai 27.05.11
3 CH Gayle, TM Dilshan 167 1st Bangalore Pune Bangalore 23.04.13
4 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
5 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the tenth occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket against Punjab in the history of IPL. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 NV Ojha, GC Smith 135 1st Rajasthan Punjab Durban 05.05.09
2 MJ Lumb, NV Ojha 109 1st Rajasthan Punjab Jaipur 07.04.10
3 DA Warner, V Sehwag 146 1st Delhi Punjab Delhi 23.04.11
4 S Dhawan, DB Ravi Teja 131 1st Deccan Punjab Dharamsala 21.05.11
5 M Vijay, MEK Hussey 139* 1st Chennai Punjab Mohali 10.04.13
6 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
7 BB McCullum, DR Smith 123 1st Chennai Punjab Abu Dhabi 18.04.14
8 MA Agarwal, SS Iyer 106 1st Delhi Punjab Delhi 01.05.15
9 LMP Simmons, PA Patel 111 1st Mumbai Punjab Mohali 03.05.15
10 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

CH Gayle and V Kohli added 119 runs for the first wicket in the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15 to provide the second occasion of Bangalore batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket against Punjab in the history of IPL. Both the occasions are listed below.

 

No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Date
1 CA Pujara, CH Gayle 102 1st Bangalore Punjab Mohali 06.05.13
2 CH Gayle, V Kohli 119 1st Bangalore Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15

 

Most runs on a single ground in Indian Premier League

Most runs on a single ground in Indian Premier League

CH Gayle achieved another rare distinction in IPL during his knock of 117 In the game between Bangalore and Punjab at Bangalore on 06.05.15. He completed 1500 runs at Bangalore when he was on 41 during his knock of 117. He became the first batsman in IPL to score 1500 plus runs at Bangalore thus earning the distinction of scoing most runs in IPL on a single ground.  He represented two teams in IPL – Kolkata and Bangalore.

 

V Kohli is on the threshold of achieving this distinction to become the second batsman to score 1500 runs at Bangalore. As on 06.05.15, he has an aggregate of 1474 and require 26 more runs.

 

No Player Teams Venue Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
1 CH Gayle KKR,RCB Bangalore 35 34 5 1576 175* 54.34 3 8 0 115 132
2 V Kohli Ind, RCB Bangalore 56 53 7 1474 93* 32.04 0 10 4 142 056