IPL in Numbers

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:

Season Host Champion Runner-up
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)

Season Player Team Matches Runs
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)

Season Player Team Matches Wickets
2008 Sohail Tanvir Rajasthan Royals 11 22
2009 R.P.Singh Deccan Chargers 16 23
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:

Season Player Team
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

 

Team Records:

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.

Individual Records:

Most Appearances: Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) – 132 matches.

Most Appearances as Captain: MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) – 129 matches.

 

Batting Records

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.

 

Bowling Records

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.