IPL 2016: 15 stunning stats of IPL
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IPL 2016: 15 stunning stats of IPL


  • World cricket’s the biggest franchise based carnival all set to start from tomorrow. IPL so far has been a game of batsmen and spinners. Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni, Chris Gayle has been successful in this tournament  while bowlers like Lasith Malinga and Sunil Narine.

    Here are the 15 stunning stats of IPL.

    Batsman

    1) The quickest individual 50

    Yusuf Pathan during his 72 in 22 balls for Kolkata Knight Riders against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Kolkata in 2014 scored fifty in just 15 balls.

    2)  The slowest individual 50

    JP Duminy during his 59 in 63 balls for Mumbai Indians against Kings XI Punjab in Durban in 2009

    3) The slowest individual 100

    Manish Pandey during his unbeaten 114 runs in 73 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Deccan Chargers in Centurion in 2009

    4) – The most sixes hit by a batsman in a match

    Chris Gayle during his unbeaten 175 in 66 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors India in Bangalore in 2013

    5) – The most dot balls faced by a batsman in a match

    Dwayne Bravo during his unbeaten 70 in 59 balls for Mumbai Indians against Kings XI Punjab in Centurion in 2009

    Bowler                                                                                                                                6) – The most number of dot balls delivered by a bowler in a match

    Munaf Patel for Rajasthan Royals against Kolkata Knight Riders in Durban in his four overs in 2009 – in the remaining five balls (including a no-ball) he conceded two singles, one triple, and two fours

    7) – The most number of sixes conceded by a bowler in a match

    Mitchell Marsh for Pune Warriors India against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore in 2013 in three overs

    Amit Mishra for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah in 2014 in four overs

    Karn Sharma for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Chennai Super Kings in Chennai in 2015 in four overs

    8) The best economy rate of a bowler overall 6.00

    Sunil Narine in 219.1 overs while conceding 1315 runs in 55 games

    9)– The most number of runs conceded in an over by a bowler in a match

    P Parameswaran of Kochi Tuskers Kerala against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore in 2011 – Chris Gayle was the batsman: 6 nb6 4 4 6 6 4

    10) – The most number of sixes conceded by a bowler overall

    Amit Mishra in 355 overs in 98 games

    Team

    11) – The ground that witnessed the most sixes being hit in the tournament overall

    M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore in 50 games – a six was hit every 17 balls

    12) 741 – The most number of sixes hit by a side in the tournament overall

    Chennai Super Kings in 132 games

    13) 2.3 – The fewest number of overs taken by a team to reach 50

    Royal Challengers Bangalore (128/1 in 13.1 overs) against Kochi Tuskers Kerala in Bangalore in 2011

    14) 11.3 – The fewest number of overs taken by a team to reach 150

    Mumbai Indians (195/5 in 14.4 overs) against Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium) in 2014

    15) 15.5 – The fewest number of overs taken by a team to reach 200

    Royal Challengers Bangalore (263/5 in 20 overs) against Pune Warriors India in Bangalore in 2013

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