The most successful and one of the most popular leagues in cricket across the World is Indian Premier League. This league is full of fun, entertainment, and money. This league was founded in 2007 by Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Except for some controversies like spot-fixing, this league is running successfully year after year. The league has completed their 11th season.
12th editions of this league will start from 23rd March 2019. Less than 10 days are remaining and the fever of IPL is going to take fans in the festive mood of cricket. The opening match for this season will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challenger Bangalore. With the successive editions, IPL reaches new heights.
From the very first day of Indian Premier League in 2008 to the 11th edition, many records are made and broken during every edition. Here we bring some of the popular records in IPL history. Have a Look and share with friends if you love this article. Predict the winner of this edition and write to us in the comments section.
The leading run-scorer at the beginning of 12th edition is Suresh Raina with 4985 runs in 176 matches in his account. He is one of the key players of Chennai Super Kings. He scored One century and 35 fifties.
Highest Individual Score
Chris Gayle holds the highest individual score record in IPL by hitting 175 not out runs in just 66 balls against Pune Warriors. In this match, the total scored by RCB was the highest ever team total.
Most Numbers of Sixes
In this list, Chris Gayle is on the top spot with 292 maximums. The Gaps between him and Ab de Villiers for the number of maximum is more than 100 sixes. AB de Villiers in on the second spot with 186 sixes.
Most Number of fours
With 491 fours in IPL career, Gautam Gambhir is on Top spot in the list of most number of four in IPL. Shikhar Dhawan is on second with 460 fours.
Chris Gayle holds the records for the fastest century. He smashed his century in just 30 deliveries against Pune Warriors India.
KL Rahul during the 11th edition against Delhi Capitals (Delhi Daredevils) smashed fastest half-century. He scored 51 runs in just 14 deliveries. During his inning, he smashed 4 sixes and 6 fours.
Against Gujarat Lions in 2016 edition, the two superheroes from Royal Challenger Bangalore, Virat Kohli, and AB De Villiers scored 229 runs together, which is the highest standing partnership till the starting of this edition.
Maximum number of wickets
Mumbai Indians’ fast Bowler, Lasith Malinga holds the record for the most number of wickets in IPL seasons so far. Notably, Malinga has not participated in 2008 and 2018 editions of IPL. From his 110 matches, he took 154 wickets.
Best Bowling Figure
From the very first edition of IPL, Sohail Tanveer holds the records for Best bowling figure in IPL history. He took 6 CSKians wickets for just 14 runs while playing for Rajasthan Royals.
Best Bowling economy
Sunil Narine holds the record for the most economical bowler in IPL with an economy rate of 6.53.
Maximum Numbers of Maiden Overs
With 14 maiden overs, Praveen Kumar is on the top spot of maximum numbers of Maiden overs. While with 10 maidens, Irfan Pathan is on the second spot.
Maximum runs conceded in an innings
During 2018 edition, for playing Sunrisers Hyderabad Basil Thampi conceded 70 runs in his four overs against RCB. This is the highest runs conceded by a bowler in an innings in IPL history.
Most Number of hat tricks
With three times, Spinner Amit Mishra has bagged the maximum number of hat tricks in IPL history. During 2008, 2011 and 2013, he has clinched this achievement.
During the 2013 edition, with the help of Chris Gayle knock of 175 runs, Royal Challenger Bangalore put up 263/5 against PWI. This has been the highest ever total registered by any franchise. RCB is also on the second spot with 248/3 against Gujarat Lions in 2016.
In this list of the lowest team total in the history of IPL, RCB features on the top spot. During 2017 edition RCB bowled out for 49 runs against KKR, the lowest total by any franchise in IPL history.
Most numbers of Wins
With 97 won, Mumbai Indians is on the top spot in the list of the maximum number of wins by any franchise.
Highest win percentage
CSK has won 91 matches out of 150 games with 57 defeats; CSK has the highest win percentage of 61.07. CSK is the most successful IPL franchise in case of win percentage.
Delhi Capitals (Delhi Daredevils) has lost 91matches. This is the maximum by any franchise.
Most Matches played
Suresh Raina leads to playing the maximum number of matches. With 176 matches, he is on the top spot.
Suresh Raina is one of the best fielders in India and also in IPL. With 95 catches, he is on the top spot.
With 33 stumpings, MS Dhoni has achieved the most number of stumping in iPL history so far.
Dinesh Karthik holds the IPL records for most dismissals. He has most dismissals to his name which is 124. Out of 124 dismissals, the number of catches is 94 and the number of stumpings is 30. MS Dhoni is on the second spot with 116 dismissals.
Maximum number of man of the matches
Chris Gayle has won the man of the match award for 20 times, which is maximum for any player.