IPL (Indian Premier League) 2016 is knocking at the door. It is the ninth edition of IPL. Like the previous seasons, IPL 9 is also expected to produce many interesting matches.
Before the start of the tournament, let’s check out some important stats from the previous IPL in the following.
Champions and Runners-up of Previous IPL:
|2008||India||Rajasthan Royals||Chennai Super Kings|
|2009||South Africa||Deccan Chargers||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2010||India||Chennai Super Kings||Mumbai Indians|
|2011||India||Chennai Super Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2012||India||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings|
|2013||India||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
|2014||India and UAE||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kings XI Punjab|
|2015||India||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings|
Orange Cap (The highest run-scorer in a season)
|2008||Shaun Marsh||Kings XI Punjab||11||616|
|2009||Matthew Hayden||Chennai Super Kings||12||572|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar||Mumbai Indians||15||618|
|2011||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||608|
|2012||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||15||733|
|2013||Mike Hussey||Chennai Super Kings||17||733|
|2014||Robin Uthappa||Kolkata Knight Riders||16||660|
|2015||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||14||562|
Purple Cap (The highest wicket taker in a season)
|2008||Sohail Tanvir||Rajasthan Royals||11||22|
|2010||Pragyan Ojha||Deccan Chargers||16||21|
|2011||Lasith Malinga||Mumbai Indians||16||28|
|2012||Morne Morkel||Delhi Daredevils||16||25|
|2013||Dwayne Bravo||Chennai Super Kings||18||32|
|2014||Mohit Sharma||Chennai Super Kings||16||23|
|2015||Dwayne Bravo||Chennai Super Kings||16||24|
Player of the Season:
|2008||Shane Watson||Rajasthan Royals|
|2009||Adam Gilchrist||Deccan Chargers|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar||Mumbai Indians|
|2011||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2012||Sunil Narine||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|2013||Shane Watson||Rajasthan Royals|
|2014||Glenn Maxwell||Kings XI Punjab|
|2015||Andre Russell||Kolkata Knight Riders|
Highest Team Total – Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 263/5 in 20 overs against Pune Warriors at Bangalore on 23rd April 2013.
Lowest Team Total – Rajasthan Royals collapsed for just 58 runs (15.1 overs) against Royal Challenger Bangalore at Cape Town on 16th May 2009.
Highest Chased Total – Rajasthan Royals chased successfully 217/7 (19.5 overs) against Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad on 24th April 2008.
Highest Match Aggregate score – 469/10 in 40 overs between Chennai Super Kings (246/5 in 20 overs) and Rajasthan Royals (223/5 in 20 overs) at Chennai on 3rd April 2010.
Largest Victory Margins (by runs) – Kolkata Knight Riders (222/3 in 20 overs) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (82/10 in 15.1 overs) by 140 runs at Bangalore on 18th April 2008.
Most Consecutive Wins: Kolkata Knight Riders have won 10 consecutive matches (2014-2015)
Most Consecutive Defeats: Pune Warriors (2012-2013) and Delhi Daredevils (2014-2015) have lost 11 consecutive matches.
Most Appearances: Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) – 132 matches.
Most Appearances as Captain: MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) – 129 matches.
Most Career Runs: Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) has scored 3699 runs.
Most Runs in a Season: Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore) scored 733 runs during IPL 2012, while Michael Hussey (Chennai Super Kings) also scored 733 runs during IPL 2013.
Highest Individual Scores: Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore) scored 175* runs against Pune Warriors at Bangalore on 23rd April 2013.
Highest Partnership: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s batsmen Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers put 215* runs partnership for the 2nd wicket against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on 10th May 2015.
Most Career Wickets: Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians) has picked up 143 wickets.
Most Wickets in a Season: Dwayne Bravo picked up 32 wickets for Chennai Super Kings during 2013.
Best Bowling Figures: Sohail Tanvir (Rajasthan Royals) bowled a great spell of 4-0-14-6 against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur on 4th May 2008.