Indian Premier League, one of those tournaments organised in Indian soil that sees the great number of IPL fantasy cricket fans connected for its extravaganza.
We guess you have enjoyed the IPL 2018 version a lot on TV, stadium and also while making your dream team at the IPL fantasy league site, 11Wickets.
Let’s check out some of the interesting facts about IPL T20 fantasy extravagant league tournament. Read on:
The only team not to make to the IPL finals yet
You are thinking quite right. One team has still not reached the finals of any IPL T20 cricket game edition. Delhi Daredevils is the team not to reach this mark. We wish all the best to team and hope that at least this time they get to play in finals.
Most dot ball in one IPL season
The maximum number of balls delivered by any cricketer at IPL was 211. And it was in IPL 2013 season. The cricketer who delivered the most dot ball delivered 407 balls in total that season with more than 50% of them to be the dot ball. Dale Steyn for Sunrisers Hyderabad is that cricketer.
The Captain Cool, MS Dhoni is irreplaceable for the Chennai Super Kings. CSK is the only team that did not change its captain eve.
The only cricketer with highest hat-tricks in IPL
The highest numbers of a hat-trick by any cricketer in IPL are 3. And for your general knowledge, the cricketer is Amit Mishra. He is the only cricketer with the record of maximum hat-tricks in IPL.
Zaheer Khan, the only cricketer featuring in the 1st and 500th IPL games
The former Indian pace bowler Zaheer Khan, incredibly, is the only cricketer to be part of first IPL match and the 500th match.
In the first season of IPL, Zaheer played for Royal Challengers Bangalore. They were playing against Kolkata Knight Riders. Zaheer’s team lost the match. Brendon McCullum made that opening match unforgettable by scoring a hundred.
Zaheer also featured in the 500thIPL match, during the 8th edition. And the match in question played between the Delhi Daredevils and the Rajasthan Royals. Zaheer was playing for Delhi team.
Khan was again the part of losing team.
Highest run scored by any cricketer in any of the IPL seasons
In IPL 2016 season, the highest number of the run was scored by none other than Virat Kholi himself for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored 973 runs in the seasons, still highest for any cricketer in one season.
Fastest fifty by any cricketer in IPL
This record was earlier with Yusuf Pathan who scored 50 runs in just 15 balls, but, recently K L Rahul broke that record by scoring 50 runs for KXIP in just 14 balls.
Fastest century by any cricketer in IPL
As we talked about the fastest fifty, let`s have a look at the fastest century too. The fastest century was achieved in just 30 balls and cricketer who achieved is none other than Chris Gayle.
Team to win the highest number of matches
Mumbai Indians won the highest number of the matches in the complete history of IPL. They won 81 matches with a winning percentage of approx. 56%.
Cricketer to have two orange caps
Well, Chris Gayle again has a record against his name this time for the only cricketer to won Orange Cap twice in the IPL tournaments.
Cricketer to have two purple caps
Well, we talked about Orange Cap so now let`s see who has two purple cap. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the only bowler to win Purple Cap twice.
A team that played in IPL finals most
Yes, guessed right. Chennai Super Kings is the only team to reach IPL finals for 7 times. It is the highest by any team in IPL History. CSK has 7 final appearances 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018.
Piyush Chawla’sno-ball spree for 386 overs
Piyush Chawla hadn’t bowled a no-ball in his IPL career until against the Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2016.
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