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Key Stats of KPL 2017

The following tables show some of the key statistics of the just concluded KPL 2017

 

Match results
No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date
1 Panthers Hubli-T Hubli-T 06 wkts Bengaluru Sep 01, 2017
2 Blasters Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 38 runs Bengaluru Sep 02, 2017
3 Bulls Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 04 runs Mysore Sep 04, 2017
4 Bellary Shivamogga abandoned   Mysore Sep 05, 2017
5 Blasters Hubli-T Hubli-T 02 wkts Mysore Sep 06, 2017
6 Bulls Shivamogga Shivamogga 28 runs Mysore Sep 07, 2017
7 Panthers Blasters Panthers 23 runs Mysore Sep 08, 2017
8 Hubli-T Shivamogga Hubli-T 07 wkts Mysore Sep 08, 2017
9 Bellary Bulls Bulls 04 wkts Mysore Sep 09, 2017
10 Panthers Mysuru-W Panthers 30 runs Mysore Sep 09, 2017
11 Bulls Hubli-T Bulls 04 wkts Mysore Sep 10, 2017
12 Bellary Mysuru-W Bellary 05 wkts Mysore Sep 10, 2017
13 Blasters Shivamogga Shivamogga 04 wkts Mysore Sep 11, 2017
14 Bellary Panthers Panthers 25 runs Mysore Sep 12, 2017
15 Hubli-T Mysuru-W Mysuru-W 03 wkts Hubballi Sep 14, 2017
16 Blasters Bulls Bulls 01 run Hubballi Sep 15, 2017
17 Panthers Shivamogga no result   Hubballi Sep 16, 2017
18 Bellary Blasters Bellary 06 wkts Hubballi Sep 16, 2017
19 Panthers Bulls Bulls 01 run Hubballi Sep 18, 2017
20 Mysuru-W Shivamogga Shivamogga 57 runs Hubballi Sep 19, 2017
21 Bellary Hubli-T Hubli-T 08 runs Hubballi Sep 19, 2017
22 Panthers Hubli-T Panthers 14 runs Hubballi Sep 20, 2017
23 Bulls Shivamogga Bulls 04 wkts Hubballi Sep 22, 2017
24 Panthers Bulls Panthers 06 wkts Hubballi Sep 23, 2017

 

Highest totals – 170 plus runs
No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Panthers 192/7 20.0 1 v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 Panthers 180/5 20.0 1 v Mysuru-W Mysore 09 Sep 2017
3 Bulls 174/6 19.3 2 v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
4 Bellary 172/6 20.0 1 v Bulls Mysore 09 Sep 2017

 

Victory margin – by 50 plus runs
No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Mysore-W 57 runs 110 Shivamogga Hubballi 19 Sep 2017

 

Victory margin – by five or more wkts
No Winner Margin BR Target Overs   Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Hubli-T 7 wkts 04 167 19.2   v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 Hubli-T 6 wkts 13 128 17.5   v Panthers Bengaluru 01 Sep 2017
3 Bellary 6 wkts 04 124 17.2   v Blasters Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
4 Panthers 6 wkts 15 142 17.3   v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
5 Bellary 5 wkts 03 162 19.3   v Mysuru-W Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Victory Margin – by balls remaining in the second innings – two or three balls to spare
No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Bulls 4 wkts 3 173 19.3 20.0 v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
2 Bellary 5 wkts 3 162 19.3 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 10 Sep 2017
3 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli-T Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
4 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017

 

Most runs – 200 plus runs
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 MA Agarwal 7 7 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 0 29 7 Hubli-T
2 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 1 27 12 Panthers
3 STR Binny 8 7 3 241 87 60.25 0 3 0 22 9 Panthers

 

High scores – 75 plus runs
No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal 92* 58 6 5 Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 STR Binny 87 46 8 5 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3 Mohammed Taha 83 45 4 9 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
4 S Hoover 81 52 8 4 Panthers v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
5 SN Raju 78* 51 1 5 Mysuru-W v Bellary Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Most fifties and over – Three or more
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC HC+ 0 4s 6s Team
1 STR Binny 8 7 3 241 87 60.25 0 3 3 0 22 9 Panthers
2 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 3 1 27 12 Panthers

 

Most ducks – two ducks
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 Aman Khan 6 3 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 2 0 0 Hubli-T
2 R Jonathan 6 6 1 144 69* 28.80 0 1 2 13 4 Shivamogga
3 B Chipli 8 8 0 174 68 21.75 0 2 2 23 7 Bulls

 

Most sixes – ten or more
No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Team
1 S Hoover 8 7 0 255 81 36.42 0 3 1 27 12 Panthers
2 Mohammed Taha 8 8 0 170 83 21.25 0 1 0 14 12 Bulls
3 A Manohar 5 5 0 117 47 23.40 0 0 0 6 11 Bellary
4 M Nidesh 8 8 1 193 48 27.57 0 0 0 9 10 Bulls

 

Most sixes in an innings – Five or more
No Player Runs Balls 4s 6s Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Mohammed Taha 83 45 4 9 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
2 STR Binny 87 46 8 5 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3 M Vishwanathan 65 35 2 5 Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
4 MA Agarwal 92* 58 6 5 Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
5 SN Raju 78* 51 1 5 Mysuru-W v Bellary Mysore 10 Sep 2017

 

Most wkts – ten or more
No Player Mat Inns Overs M Runs W BBI Ave 4 5 Team
1 A Sakuja 7 7 25.0 0 133 14 4/21 09.50 1 0 Hubli-T
2 Abhishek Bhat 6 6 22.0 0 148 11 5/20 13.45 0 1 Blasters
3 T Pradeep 6 5 17.4 1 127 10 4/14 12.70 1 0 Shivamogga
4 VV Kumar 6 6 21.0 0 158 10 2/13 15.80 0 0 Mysuru-W
5 RG More 8 8 29.3 0 232 10 4/25 23.20 1 0 Bulls

 

Best bowling figures in an innings – four or more wkts
No Player Overs M Runs W Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Abhishek Bhat 4.0 0 20 5 Blasters v Hubli-T Mysore 06 Sep 2017
2 D Avinash 2.5 0 8 4 Panthers v Hubli-T Hubballi 20 Sep 2017
3 T Pradeep 4.0 1 14 4 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
4 A Sakuja 4.0 0 21 4 Hubli-T v Bulls Mysore 10 Sep 2017
5 K Gowtham 4.0 0 23 4 Panthers v Bellary Mysore 12 Sep 2017
6 RG More 4.0 0 25 4 Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017
7 K Kamath 3.3 0 26 4 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017

 

Most runs conceded in an innings – 50 plus runs
No Player Overs M Runs W Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 PA Jain 4.0 0 51 1 Bellary v Bulls Mysore 09 Sep 2017
2 M Prasidh Krishna 4.0 0 50 2 Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017

 

Most dismissals- five or more
No Player Mat Inns Dis Ct St Team
1 BR Sharath 8 8 12 7 5 Panthers
2 M Vishwanathan 6 6 7 6 1 Blasters
3 AM Kiran 8 8 6 6 0 Bullls
4 SH Kirmani 3 3 5 4 1 Shivamogga

 

Most dismissals in an innings – Three
No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 M Vishwanathan 3 3 0 1 Blasters v Bulls Hubballi 15 Sep 2017
2 Rohith Gowda 3 2 1 2 Hubli-T v Bellary Hubballi 19 Sep 2017

 

Most catches – five or more
No Player Mat Inns Ct Max Team
1 Kranthi Kumar 7 7 5 1 Hubli-T
2 D Negi 8 8 5 2 Bulls
3 HS Sharath 8 8 5 2 Bulls

 

Most catches in an innings – Three or more
No Player Ct Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 AA Joshi 4 2 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
2 A Majid 3 2 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
3 MK Pandey 3 2 Panthers v Mysuru-W Mysore 09 Sep 2017

 

Highest partnerships by wicket
Wkt Runs Partners Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1st 152 MA Agarwal, AM Reddy Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2nd 85 M Vishwanathan, SA Bhavane Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
3rd 93 Liyan Khan, S Manager Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
4th 100 D Negi, M Nidesh Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017
5th 89 STR Binny, S Rakishith Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
6th 51* B Akhil, S Manager Shivamogga v Bulls Hubballi 22 Sep 2017
7th 55* M Nidesh, A Mithun Bulls v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
8th 42* A Mithun, HS Sharath Bulls v Panthers Hubballi 23 Sep 2017
9th 24 Abhishek Bhat, M Prasidh Krishna Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
10th 17* RG More, KC Cariappa Bulls v Blasters Hubballi 15 Sep 2017

 

Three figure partnerships
No Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal, AM Reddy 152 1st Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
2 D Padikkal, KR Kapoor 108 1st Bellary v Blasters Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
3 D Negi, M Nidesh 100 4th Bulls v Mysuru-W Mysore 04 Sep 2017

 

Finalists in each edition of Karnataka Premier League

Belagavi  Panthers and Bijapur Bulls clash for KPL 2017 title on 24.09.17 at Hubballi. It is interesting to note  that Belagavi Panthers  is one of the teams that clashed in the finals of KPL on three occasions including the current one. They were the finalists in the inaugural edition of 2009 and in 2014

Bijapur Bulls is in the fray for the second  occasion having emerged winners  in 2015 edition. The following table lists the finalists in each edition of  KPL

FINALISTS IN EACH OF THE EDITIONS
No Edition Team-1 Team-2 Venue Date
1 2009 Bangalore Rural Provident Belgavi Panthers Bangalore 23.09.09
2 2010 Mangalore United Bangalore Rural Providence Bangalore 29.09.10
3 2014 Mysore Warriors Belgavi Panthers Hubli 17.09.14
4 2015 Bijapur Bulls Hubli Tigers Mysore 20.09.15
5 2016 Bellary Tuskers Hubli Tigers Hubballi 02.10.16
6 2017 Belagavi Panthers Bijapur Bulls Hubballi 24.09.17

The following table details the winner and the runner in each of the  earlier five editions  of Karnataka Premier League. It is interesting to note that  none  of  the winners up has  defended the KPL title they have won in the previous year. Each edition has seen a different team winning the final giving credence to the famous  saying that “Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties”

WINNERS  AND RUNNERS  IN EACH OF THE EDITIONS
No Edition Winners Runners Venue Date
1 2009 Bangalore Rural Provident Belgavi Panthers Bangalore 23.09.09
2 2010 Mangalore United Bangalore Rural Providence Bangalore 29.09.10
3 2014 Mysore Warriors Belgavi Panthers Hubli 17.09.14
4 2015 Bijapur Bulls Hubli Tigers Mysore 20.09.15
5 2016 Bellary Tuskers Hubli Tigers Hubballi 02.10.16

 

 

Second Semi finals of KPL 2017 – Bijapur Bulls make it to the Finals in an exciting finish

Second Semi Final – Bijapur Bulls Vs Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi on Sept 22, 2017 – Bijpur Bulls won by four wickets with two balls to spare

Three cricketers – R Jonathan, M Nidesh and AA Joshi – were making their 45th appearance in KPL in this game. They occupy the second place jointly in the list of cricketers who have played most games in KPL. The first place is occupied by Amit Verma who has played 45 games in KPL.

R Jonathan’s run aggregate in KPL read 967 at the end of this game. He now stands second in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL. The first place is occupied by MA Agarwal who has scored 1419 runs. MA Agarwal and R Jonathan are the only two batsmen who have aggregated 950 plus runs in KPL. R Jonathan went past B Chipli who has an aggregate of 949 runs on his way to second place. {stats as at the end of Namma Shivamogga innings}

B Chipli joined MA Agarwal and R Jonathan as the third batsman to total 950 plus runs. He made 10 in Bijapur Bulls innings to take  his aggregate in KPL to 959  runs.

B Akhil’s boundary sixes aggregate in KPL read 42. He occupies the third place in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {52} and Mohd Taha {49}.

M Nidish became the seventh batsman in KPL to score 36 or more boundary sixes. The complete list read thus. B Chipli and R Jonthan joined the list when they scored two and one boundary six in this match. B Chipli became the  fourth batsman to score 40 plus boundary sixes in KPL.

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 MA Agarwal 41 41 6 1419 119* 40.54 3 6 0 134 55
2 Mohammed Taha 31* 30 1 889 93 30.65 0 7 0 91 49
3 B Akhil 42* 35 12 754 69* 32.78 0 5 0 56 42
4 B Chipli 44* 42 1 959 89 23.39 0 8 5 89 41
5 AA Joshi 45* 39 16 708 56* 30.78 0 2 1 46 37
6 R Jonathan 45* 42 9 967 77 29.30 0 6 3 74 37
7 M Nidesh 45* 40 10 845 70 28.16 0 4 2 50 36

S Manager’s aggregate runs at the end of this game read 510. He became the 28th batsman to total 500 plus runs in the tournament.

Bijapur Bulls posted its 27th win in KPL when it won this game by four wickets and own the record for most wins in KPL. Close behind is Belagavi Panthers with 25 wins

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the ninth occasion of a team winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Provident 7 wkts 2 142 19.4 20.0 v Brigadiers Bengaluru 19 Sep 2010
2 Diamonds 4 wkts 2 175 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Bengaluru 26 Sep 2010
3 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
4 Shivamogga 4 wkts 2 159 15.4 16.0 v Bellary Hubballi 18 Sep 2016
5 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
6 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
7 Hubli Tigers 5 wkts 2 174 19.4 20.0 v Mangalore Hubballi 25 Sep 2016
8 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
9 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the third occasion of Bijapur Bulls winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. Mysuru Warriors has  won two KPL games  with  exact two deliveries  to  spare. All such occasions are tabulated below. Thus Bijapur Bulls has  won most KPL games with exact two deliveries to spare

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
2 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
3 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017
                   
1 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
2 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017

 

 

 

First semi final of KPL 2017 witnesses a rare incident of two bowlers performing the feat of Hat trick

First Semi final  – Hubli-T Vs Belagavi Panthers at Hubballi on 20 Sep 17 – Belgavi Panthers won by 14 runs  under VJD Method.

 

Due to rain interference, the game could not start at the scheduled time of  7.00 PM. It started at 8.15 PM with a delay of 75  minutes. There were no rescheduled overs. It was a 20 overs a side game

 

S Hoover scored 67 in this game to provide his second fifty in KPL. He had scored his first fifty – 62 against Bellary Tuskers at Mysuru on 12.09.17. Thus his 67 in this game provides his highest score in KPL.

 

R Vinay Kumar captured the wicket of S Hoover in this game  which gave  him the 47th wicket in KPL. He stands second in the list of bowlers who have captured most wickets in  KPL. He went past J Suchith who has captured 46 wickets on his way to occupy the second place. The first place is occupied by K Gowtham who has taken 52 wickets.

 

This game witnessed both the opening batsmen of Belagavi Panthers – S Hoover {67} and KN Bharath {57+} scoring fifites to provide the tenth occasion of both the openers scoring fifties in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Pos */+ Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 01   MK Manjunath 92 Provident Mangalore Bangalore 09.09.09
  02 + VST Naidu 74 Provident Mangalore Bangalore 09.09.09
                 
2 01   MR Beerala 61 Bulls Mangalore Mysore 18.09.09
  02   G Dhiman 60 Bulls Panthers Bangalore 16.09.09
                 
3 01   MR Beerala 64 Bulls Panthers Bangalore 16.09.09
  02   G Dhiman 60 Bulls Panthers Bangalore 16.09.09
                 
4 01 *+ RK Sabharwal 78 Mangalore Diamonds Bangalore 29.09.10
  02   B Chipli 70 Mangalore Diamonds Bangalore 29.09.10
                 
5 01 *+ RK Sabharwal 65 Mangalore Bulls Mysore 31.08.14
  02   KK Nair 100* Mangalore Bulls Mysore 31.08.14
                 
6 01   AM Reddy 57 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
  02   MA Agarwal 103 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
                 
7 01   RP Kadam 50 Bellary Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.16
  02   KB Pawan 54 Bellary Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.16
                 
8 01   MA Agarwal 119* Panthers Mangalore Hubballi 29.09.16
  02 + Anurag Bajpai 51 Panthers Mangalore Hubballi 29.09.16
                 
9 01   MA Agarwal 92 Hubli-T Shivamogga Mysuru 08.09.17
  02   AM Reddy 67 Hubli-T Shivamogga Mysuru 08.09.17
                 
10 01   S Hoover 67 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17
  02   KN Bharat 62 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17

 

This game  witnessed both the opening batsmen of Belagavi Panthers – S Hoover {67} and KN Bharath {57+} scoring fifites to provide the third occasion of both the openers of Panthers scoring fifties in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Pos */+ Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 01   AM Reddy 57 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
  02   MA Agarwal 103 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
                 
2 01   MA Agarwal 119* Panthers Mangalore Hubballi 29.09.16
  02 + Anurag Bajpai 51 Panthers Mangalore Hubballi 29.09.16
                 
3 01   S Hoover 67 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17
  02   KN Bharat 62 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17

 

This game  witnessed both the opening batsmen of Belagavi Panthers – S Hoover {67} and KN Bharath {57+} scoring fifites to provide the third occasion of both the openers scoring fifties against Hubballi Tigers in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Pos */+ Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 01   AM Reddy 57 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
  02   MA Agarwal 103 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 08.09.15
                 
2 01   RP Kadam 50 Bellary Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.16
  02   KB Pawan 54 Bellary Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.16
                 
3 01   S Hoover 67 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17
  02   KN Bharat 62 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17

 

S Hoover {67} and KN Bharat {62} scored fifties in this game to provide the 23rd and 24th occasion of batsmen scorinng a fifty in KPL 2017. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 KV Siddharth 61* Hubli-T v Panthers Bengaluru 01 Sep 2017
2 S Manager 66 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
3 Liyan Khan 50 Shivamogga v Bulls Mysore 07 Sep 2017
4 MA Agarwal 92* Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
5 STR Binny 87 Panthers v Blasters Mysore 08 Sep 2017
6 R Jonathan 69* Shivamogga v Hubli-T Mysore 08 Sep 2017
7 AM Reddy 67 Hubli-T v Shivamogga Mysore 08 Sep 2017
8 M Vishwanathan 65 Blasters v Panthers Mysore 08 Sep 2017
9 B Chipli 63 Bulls v Bellary Mysore 09 Sep 2017
10 STR Binny 52* Panthers v Mysuru-W Mysore 09 Sep 2017
11 CM Gautam 50* Bellary v Bulls Mysore 09 Sep 2017
12 Mohammed Taha 83 Bulls v Hubli-T Mysore 10 Sep 2017
13 SN Raju 78* Mysuru-W v Bellary Mysore 10 Sep 2017
14 AA Joshi 54* Shivamogga v Blasters Mysore 11 Sep 2017
15 KB Pawan 64* Bellary v Panthers Mysore 12 Sep 2017
16 S Hoover 62 Panthers v Bellary Mysore 12 Sep 2017
17 MA Agarwal 68 Hubli-T v Mysuru-W Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
18 NP Bhareth 52 Mysuru-W v Hubli-T Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
19 D Padikkal 72 Bellary v Blasters Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
20 Nikin Jose 55 Blasters v Bellary Hubballi 16 Sep 2017
21 B Chipli 68 Bulls v Panthers Hubballi 18 Sep 2017
22 STR Binny 55* Panthers v Bulls Hubballi 18 Sep 2017
23 S Hoover 67 Panthers v Hubli-T Hubballi 20 Sep 2017
24 KN Bharath 62 Panthers v Hubli-T Hubballi 20 Sep 2017

 

KN Bharath was dismissed run out for 62 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in KPL. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen MoD Runs Team Oppositon Venue Date
1 VST Naidu R out 63 Provident Bulls Bangalore 14.09.09
2 A Hoysala R out 87 Mysuru-W Mangalore Hubballi 05.09.15
3 R Samarth R out 64 Bulls Panthers Hubballi 17.09.16
4 R Samarth R out 53 Bulls Shivamogga Hubballi 24.09.16
5 A Bajpai R out 51 Panthers Mangalore Hubballi 29.09.16
6 N  Jose R out 55 Bengaluru Bellary Hubballi 16.09.17
7 KN Bharath R out 62 Panthers Hubli-T Hubballi 20.09.17

 

MA Agarwal totalled 265 runs in this edition of KPL. His feat provides the 22nd occasion of a batsman scoring 250 plus  runs in a single edtion of KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

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

 

MA Agarwal totalled 265 runs in this edition of KPL. His feat provides the third occasion of a his scoring 250 plus  runs in a single edtion of KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below. He has the distinction of becoming the  only batsman to accomplish the feat in three editions

 

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC Teams Edition
1 MA Agarwal 8 8 4 414 119* 103.50 1 3 Panthers 2016
2 MA Agarwal 8 8 0 297 100 37.12 1 1 Diamonds 2010
3 MA Agarwal 7 7 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 Panthers 2017

 

 

MA Agarwal totalled 265 runs in this edition of KPL. His feat provides the fifth occasion of a batsman scoring 250 plus  runs in a single edtion of KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC Teams Edition
1 MA Agarwal 8 8 4 414 119* 103.50 1 3 Panthers 2016
2 J Arunkumar 9 8 0 326 95 40.75 0 4 Panthers 2009
3 MK Pandey 9 9 2 305 112* 43.57 1 1 Panthers 2009
4 MA  Agarwal 7 7 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 Panthers 2017
5 AM Reddy 9 9 1 251 60* 31.37 0 2 Panthers 2015

 

KPL has witnessed the batsmen from three teams-  Bulls, Hubli-T and Panthers – scoring 250 plus runs in a single edition on five occasions. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC Teams Edition
1 R Samarth 7 6 1 315 87* 63.00 0 4 Bulls 2016
2 G Dhiman 8 8 0 307 69 38.37 0 4 Bulls 2009
3 RV Uthappa 9 8 3 290 73* 58.00 0 2 Bulls 2015
4 MR Beerala 8 8 2 284 64 47.33 0 4 Bulls 2009
5 R Samarth 7 7 3 270 70* 67.50 0 2 Bulls 2014
                       
1 D Negi 9 9 3 256 57* 42.66 0 2 Hubli -T 2016
2 Mohd Taha 9 9 0 358 89 39.77 0 3 Hubli–T 2016
3 KL Rahul 6 6 1 347 106* 69.40 1 2 Hubli-T 2014
4 KB Pawan 10 9 0 321 73 35.66 0 2 Hubli-T 2015
5 Mohd Taha 10 9 1 308 93 38.50 0 3 Hubli-T 2015
                       
1 MA Agarwal 8 8 4 414 119* 103.50 1 3 Panthers 2016
2 J Arunkumar 9 8 0 326 95 40.75 0 4 Panthers 2009
3 MK Pandey 9 9 2 305 112* 43.57 1 1 Panthers 2009
4 MA  Agarwal 7 7 1 265 92* 44.16 0 2 Panthers 2017
5 AM Reddy 9 9 1 251 60* 31.37 0 2 Panthers 2015

 

Rain interered when Hubli Tigers were 76 for 4. The game was started again with a revised target of 113 runs in 15 overs.

 

Anand Doddamani took three wickets in three balls to earn the distinction of becoming the first bowler to perform the Hat trick in KPL. His wickets read as under

 

Praveen Dubey lbw b Anand Doddamani for 09
Rohith Gowda (wk) lbw   b Anand Doddamani for 00
Kranthi Kumar   b Anand Doddamani for 00

 

D Avinash also performed the feat  of  hat trick  in this  game in the 14th over  of the match. His wickets read  as under

 

Vinay Kumar (c) c Rakshith S b Avinash D for 41
Abhishek Sakuja c Kishore Kamat b Avinash D for 01
Aman Khan c Stallin Hoover b Avinash D for 00

 

Avinash D earned the  distinction of becoming the second bowler to perform the hat trick in KPL

 

This match also witnessed two bowlers performing the hat trick – the first such occasion in KPL and ‘also perhaps the first such occasion in any form of cricket in the world.

 

S Aravind’s lone wicket in this game  fetched him 35 wickets in KPL. He became the eighth bowler to capture 35 plus wickets in KPL. The following table lists the performance of all these eight bowlers.

 

No Player Mat Inns Overs M Runs W BBI Ave 4 5
1 K Gowtham 40 39 124.0 1 814 52 4/16 15.65 2 0
2 R Vinay Kumar 43 40 146.3 2 905 47 4/12 19.25 1 0
3 J Suchith 29 29 104.2 2 647 46 5/20 14.06 1 1
4 VV Kumar 28 27 090.0 1 683 43 4/20 15.88 3 0
5 Amit Verma 47 37 114.3 1 758 39 4/5 19.43 1 0
6 A Mithun 36 35 114.1 3 739 35 3/2 21.11 0 0
7 S Aravind 37 37 133.3 3 870 35 3/10 24.85 0 0
8 SL Akshay 39 38 121.3 1 1015 35 4/29 29.00 1 0

 

Hubli Tigers were dismissed all out for 98 in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a team dismissed for a total of less than 100 runs in a completed innings. All such occasions are listed below. Its Hubli Tigers lowest total in a completed innings. Its previous lowest in a completed innings was 116 against Bijapur Bullls at Hubballi on 09.09.14

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Mysuru-W 52 11.1 2 v Shivamogga Hubballi 19 Sep 2017
2 Gladiators 61 10.0 1 v Maharaajas Bengaluru 16 Sep 2009
3 Provident 68 16.1 2 v Mangalore Bengaluru 29 Sep 2010
4 Rockstars 78 12.5 1 v Bellary Hubballi 10 Sep 2015
5 Brigadiers 81 14.3 2 v Mangalore Bengaluru 25 Sep 2010
6 Brigadiers 89 12.0 2 v Gladiators Bengaluru 27 Sep 2010
7 Panthers 92 19.0 1 v Brigadiers Bengaluru 09 Sep 2009
8 Rockstars 94 19.5 1 v Mysore-W Mysore 03 Sep 2014
9 Hubli Tigers 98 14.5 2 v Panthers Hubballi 20 Sep 2017

 

Hubli Tigers was dismissed all out for 98 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of it being dismissed all out in KPL. All such occasions are tabulated below.

 

No Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Match Date
1 98 14.5 2 v Panthers Hubballi 20 Sep 2017
2 116 19.3 1 v Bulls Hubballi 09 Sep 2014
3 140 19.4 2 v Panthers Hubballi 08 Sep 2015
4 169 19.5 1 v Mysuru-W Hubballi 28 Sep 2016

 

Belagavi Panthers posted its 25th win in KPL  when  it won this game by 14 runs. It became the second team to  win 25 or more games  in KPL.  Bijapur Bulls is the other team to win 26 games

 

Team Mat Won Lost Tied Tie+W Tie+L NR
Belagavi Panthers 48 25 20 0 0 0 3
Bijapur Bulls 44 26 16 0 0 0 2

 

This game was decided on VJD Method. The following is the list of matches of KPL decided on VJD Method and DL Method. There are fifteen such matches – two in 2009 edition, three in 2010 edition, three in 2014 edition, one in 2015 edition and two in the 2016 edition and four in the ongoing edition of 2017.

 

It is interesting to note that the 2017 edition has witnessed most such games – four. 2010 and 2014 editions had witnessed three such games each.

 

1 Mangalore United v Malnad Gladiators at Bangalore – Sep 15, 2009
  Mangalore United 135/5 (17/17 ov); Malnad Gladiators 126/7 (17/17 ov, target: 140)
  Mangalore United won by 13 runs (VJD method)
   
2 Malnad Gladiators v Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds at Bangalore – Sep 17, 2009
  Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds 52/2 (7.1/7.1 ov); Malnad Gladiators 36/5 (5/5 ov, target: 44)
  Davangere Diamonds won by 7 runs (VJD method)
   
3 Bangalore Provident (Rural) v Bijapur Bulls at Bangalore – Sep 16, 2010
  Bangalore Provident (Rural) 123/4 (17/17 ov); Bijapur Bulls 75/5 (8.3/9 ov, target: 75)
  Bijapur Bulls won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining) (VJD method)
   
4 Malnad Gladiators v Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds at Bangalore – Sep 17, 2010
  Malnad Gladiators 149/8 (20/20 ov); Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds 113/5 (16/16 ov, target: 116)
  Malnad Gladiators won by 2 runs (VJD method)
   
5 Bangalore Brigadiers (Urban) v Malnad Gladiators at Bangalore – Sep 27, 2010
  Malnad Gladiators 109/4 (13/13 ov); Bangalore Brigadiers (Urban) 89 (12/13 ov, target: 111)
  Malnad Gladiators won by 21 runs (VJD method)
   
6 Bellary Tuskers v Bijapur Bulls at Mysore – Aug 30, 2014
  Bellary Tuskers 145/8 (20/20 ov); Bijapur Bulls 87/3 (8.2/10 ov, target: 86)
  Bijapur Bulls won by 7 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
   
7 Hubli Tigers v Mangalore United at Bangalore – Sep 6, 2014
  Hubli Tigers 190/6 (20/20 ov); Mangalore United 150/5 (16/16 ov, target: 154)
  Hubli Tigers won by 3 runs (D/L method)
   
8 Belagavi Panthers v Mysore Warriors at Bangalore – Sep 6, 2014
  Mysore Warriors 169/5 (19/19 ov); Belagavi Panthers 126/8 (14/14 ov, target: 133)
  Mysore Warriors won by 6 runs (D/L method)
   
9 Mysuru Warriors v Belagavi Panthers at Hubballi – Sep 9, 2015
  Belagavi Panthers 91/4 (10/10 ov); Mysuru Warriors 74/9 (10/10 ov, target: 96)
  Belagavi Panthers won by 21 runs (VJD method)
   
10 Bellary Tuskers v Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi – Sep 18, 2016
  Bellary Tuskers 169/6 (20/20 ov); Namma Shivamogga 161/6 (15.4/16 ov, target: 159)
  Namma Shivamogga won by 4 wickets (with 2 balls remaining) (VJD method)
   
11 Bellary Tuskers v Hubli Tigers at Hubballi – Sep 20, 2016
  Bellary Tuskers 164/6 (20/20 ov); Hubli Tigers 143/3 (14.5/16 ov, target: 139)
  Hubli Tigers won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (VJD method)
   
12 Bengaluru Blasters v Bijapur Bulls at Hubballi – Sep 15, 2017
  Bijapur Bulls 125/9 (20/20 ov); Bengaluru Blasters 64/2 (9/9 ov, target: 66)
  Bijapur Bulls won by 1 run (VJD method)
   
13 Mysuru Warriors v Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi – Sep 19, 2017
  Namma Shivamogga 142/6 (20/20 ov); Mysuru Warriors 52 (11.1/14 ov, target: 110)
  Namma Shivamogga won by 57 runs (VJD method)
   
14 Bellary Tuskers v Hubli Tigers at Hubballi – Sep 19, 2017
  Hubli Tigers 154/7 (20/20 ov); Bellary Tuskers 115/6 (15/15 ov, target: 124)
  Hubli Tigers won by 8 runs (VJD method)
   
15 Belagavi Panthers v Hubli Tigers at Hubballi – Sep 20, 2017
  Belagavi Panthers 152/6 (20/20 ov); Hubli Tigers 98 (14.5/15 ov, target: 113)
  Belagavi Panthers won by 14 runs (VJD method)

 

 

 

 

Semi finalists spotted in KPL 2017  

The following is the Points table of KPL 2017 as at  the end of the League stage which was concluded  on  19 Sep 2017.

No Team M W L T NR Pts NRR For Against
1 Hubli Tigers 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.203 836/111.2 828/113.2
2 Bijapur Bulls 6 4 2 0 0 8  -0.098 834/107.1 859/109.0
3 Namma Shivamogga 6 3 1 0 2 8 +1.209 582/073.0 496/073.2
4 Belagavi Panthers 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.598 806/100.0 730/097.5
5 Mysuru Warriors 6 3 3 0 0 6  -0.456 753/101.4 798/101.3
6 Bellary Tuskers 6 2 3 0 1 5  -0.258 706/091.5 735/092.3
7 Bengaluru Blasters 6 0 6 0 0 0  -0.951 646/095.0 717/092.3

The first  four teams – Hubli Tigers, Bijajpur Bulls, Namma Shivamogga and Belgavi  Panthers are the  four teams qualified for the Semi finals by the virtue of the points gained by them in the League stage. 

No Team M W L T NR Pts NRR For Against
1 Hubli Tigers 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.203 836/111.2 828/113.2
2 Bijapur Bulls 6 4 2 0 0 8  -0.098 834/107.1 859/109.0
3 Namma Shivamogga 6 3 1 0 2 8 +1.209 582/073.0 496/073.2
4 Belagavi Panthers 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.598 806/100.0 730/097.5

The Semi final line  up is as under 

1st Semi-Final: Belagavi Panthers Vs Hubli Tigers at Hubballi Sep 20, 2017
2nd Semi-Final: Bijapur Bulls Vs Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi Sep 22, 2017

Karnataka Premier League – Sixth Edition – Match No 21

KPL VI  Match  No 21 –  Bellary Tuskers v Hubli Tigers at Hubballi – Sep 19, 2017 – Hubli Tigers won by 8 runs on VJD Method

 

MA Agarwal scored 35 in this game which fetched an aggregate of 1403 runs in KPL. He became the first batsman to total 1400 runs in KPL.

 

R Vinay Kumar’s run aggregate in KPL read 851 at the end of this game. He became the seventh batsman to total 850 plus runs in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {1403}, B Chipli {949}, R Jonathan {945}, KB Pawan {922}, Amit Verma {898} and Mohammad Taha {879}

 

Amit Verma’s lone  wicket fetched him  39  wikcets in KPL. He now  occupies  the fifth place in the list of bowlers who have captured most wickets  in KPL. Others are – K Gowtham {52}, J Suchith {46}, R Vinay Kumar {45} and VV Kumar {43} – Stats as at the end of Hubli Tigers’ innings in the match.

 

Amit Verma was dismissed run out for 25 in this game to provide the 20th occasion of a captain dismissed run out in KPL.

 

Amit Verma’s run aggregate read 924 at the end of  this game. He became the fifth batsman to total 900 plus runs KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {1403}, B Chipli {949}, R Jonathan {945} and KB Pawan {922}. Thus Amit Verma with his 924 runs occupy the fourth place in the list of batsmen who have scored most  runs in KPL.

 

R Vinay Kumar’s lone wicket gave him an aggregate of 46 wickets in KPL. He now shares the second place with J Suchith in the  list  of most wicket takers in KPL. J Suchith has also an aggregate of 46 wickets in KPL. The first place is occupied by K Gowtham with 52 wickets.

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