IPL Facts, Facts about IPL, Interesting IPL Facts: Indian Premiere League (IPL) is one of the popular T20I league tournament around the world and it’s hosted every year. The tournament gained a lot of popularity due to it’s immense thrilling matches and love among the players.
IPL established themselves as on one the best T20 league tournament and every player has a wish to play IPL throughout their career. It’s all about, the endless fight between bat and ball, Spirit of cricket, fielding masterpieces, new records and everything about cricket.
Started in 2008, the IPL is still going on with full energy and splurge every year. Currently, IPL had successful hosted 12 editions and will still continue in upcoming years. IPL is already popular in many countries it’s also loved by people of country who don’t even have their own international team. UAE is one of the prime examples.
Well you know there are lot of facts that are not much identified among the fans. Today we’ll tell you about some less known IPL facts.
Indian Premiere League (IPL) is already going on, and Here we are with some amazing and interesting facts about IPL.
#1. Chennai Super Kings has the most number of qualifying to play-offs rounds. – 11 times
#2. Mumbai Indians has won the IPL tournament most times. – 5 times
Chennai Super Kings – 3 times
Kolkata Knight Riders – 2 times
#3. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the only bowler who have Purple cap title twice in the IPL. – (In 2016 and 2017)
#4. David Warner has won the Orange cap title most times i.e 3 times. In (2015, 2017, 2019)
#5. Chris Morris is the costliest player in IPL history bought by Rajasthan Royals for whooping 16.25 Crores in IPL 2020 season.
#6. Virat Kohli is the leading run scorer in IPL. He scored 6210 runs in IPL highest by any individual player.
#7. Chris Gayle holds the record for smashing most sixes in IPL. – (357 Sixes)
#8. Shikhar Dhawan holds the record for hitting most fours in IPL. – (646 Fours)
#9. Lasith Malinga has the most number of wickets in IPL by any bowler. – (170 Wickets)
#10. Chris Gayle holds the record for scoring fastest 100 in IPL (30 balls) whereas, KL Rahul holds the record for hitting fastest 50 in IPL (14 balls).
#11. Chris Gayle has the record for scoring highest individual run scorer in IPL. (175 runs against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013)
#12. Royal Challengers holds the record for Highest team score and Lowest team score in IPL.
263/5 against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013 – Highest team score in IPL
49/10 against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2017 – Lowest team score in IPL
#13. Harbhajan Singh has bowled the highest number of dot balls in IPL history. – (1268 dot balls)
#14. Amit Mishra holds the record for taking most hat-tricks in IPL. – (3 times)
#15. Chennai Super Kings have the played the highest number of Finals in IPL. – (8 times)
#16. The first Orange cap title was given to Shaun Marsh.
#17. The first Purple cap title was given to Sohail Tanvir.
#18. Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian player to get awarded with Orange Cap title.
#19. Ravindra Jadeja is the only player who scored both 2000 runs and took 200 wickets in IPL.
#20. Brad Hogg is the oldest player to play in IPL. – (45 years and 92 days old)
#21. Mumbai Indians won the most number of IPL matches by any team. They won 123 matches out 214 with 57.48% win ratio.
#22. David Warner have the most number of fifties in IPL. – (50 times)
#23. Chris Gayle have the record of most number of centuries scored by a player in IPL. – (6 times)
#24. Aaron Finch has played for total 8 franchises in IPL till now. The most by any player IPL.
#25. Royal Challengers Bangalore plays with their “Green Jersey” every year to promote the “Go Green” initiative.
So, Here are the some best IPL facts written above and I hope you like the article. We’ll update more interesting and amazing facts of IPL to keep our IPL fans up-to-date.
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