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IPL 2018: Don’t miss these facts from the latest IPL season

As we wind up yet another scintillating Indian Premier League (IPL) season, here’s a look at some facts and figures you might’ve missed.

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Kane Williamson finished as the tournament’s highest run scorer with 735 runs and Andrew Tye won the ‘Purple Cap’ for his 24 wickets. Here are some other facts and figures that could go unnoticed from the 11th edition of the IPL.
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Kane Williamson finished as the tournament’s highest run scorer with 735 runs and Andrew Tye won the ‘Purple Cap’ for his 24 wickets. Here are some other facts and figures that could go unnoticed from the 11th edition of the IPL.

Afghanistan’s boy wonder Rashid Khan, 19, finished as the bowler with the most number of dot balls. He registered a total of 167 dots in the 68 overs he bowled. He also finished as the second highest wicket-taker with 21 wickets to his name.
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Afghanistan’s boy wonder Rashid Khan, 19, finished as the bowler with the most number of dot balls. He registered a total of 167 dots in the 68 overs he bowled. He also finished as the second highest wicket-taker with 21 wickets to his name.

The longest six of the tournament came flying out of the willow of the enthralling AB de Villiers. de Villiers unleashed the monstrous shot against the Chennai Super Kings picking his fellow South African Imran Tahir’s delivery and sending it flying over midwicket for a six which travelled a mammoth 111 meters.
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The longest six of the tournament came flying out of the willow of the enthralling AB de Villiers. de Villiers unleashed the monstrous shot against the Chennai Super Kings picking his fellow South African Imran Tahir’s delivery and sending it flying over midwicket for a six which travelled a mammoth 111 meters.

Shikhar Dhawan who followed each catch with his iconic ‘Gabbar’ celebratory move, snapped up the most number of catches. He took a total of 12 catches.
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Shikhar Dhawan who followed each catch with his iconic ‘Gabbar’ celebratory move, snapped up the most number of catches. He took a total of 12 catches.

Kolkata’s skipper Dinesh Karthik finished as the wicket keeper with the most number of catches, having effected 14 dismissals with his catches behind the stumps. DK who had a good season behind the stumps for Kolkata, even finished with four stumpings, the highest among wicket keepers this IPL.
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Kolkata’s skipper Dinesh Karthik finished as the wicket keeper with the most number of catches, having effected 14 dismissals with his catches behind the stumps. DK who had a good season behind the stumps for Kolkata, even finished with four stumpings, the highest among wicket keepers this IPL.

Rishabh Pant who picked up the emerging player of the year award finished with the most number of ‘Sixes’ and ‘Fours’ this season. He hit a total of 37 sixes and 68 fours throughout the season.
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Rishabh Pant who picked up the emerging player of the year award finished with the most number of ‘Sixes’ and ‘Fours’ this season. He hit a total of 37 sixes and 68 fours throughout the season.

The ignominious record of most runs conceded in an innings goes to Basil Thampi. He had a horror outing against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he gave away a total of 70 runs without picking up a single wicket in his four over spell at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
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The ignominious record of most runs conceded in an innings goes to Basil Thampi. He had a horror outing against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he gave away a total of 70 runs without picking up a single wicket in his four over spell at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

Ankit Rajpoot recorded the best bowling spell of this season’s IPL. He tore through the Sunrisers Hyderabad batting lineup picking up five wickets and giving away just 14 runs in his quota of four overs. His economy of 4.80 was simply stunning for a game of T20 cricket.  (Image- BCCI, IPLT20.com)
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Ankit Rajpoot recorded the best bowling spell of this season’s IPL. He tore through the Sunrisers Hyderabad batting lineup picking up five wickets and giving away just 14 runs in his quota of four overs. His economy of 4.80 was simply stunning for a game of T20 cricket. (Image- BCCI, IPLT20.com)

Caribbean speedster Jofra Archer bowled the fastest ball of IPL 2018, a stunning 152.39 km/h Jaffa. Although he debuted late due to an injury, he ended the season as Rajasthan’s highest wicket taker with 15 wickets from 10 games.  (Image- BCCI, IPLT20.com)
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Caribbean speedster Jofra Archer bowled the fastest ball of IPL 2018, a stunning 152.39 km/h Jaffa. Although he debuted late due to an injury, he ended the season as Rajasthan’s highest wicket taker with 15 wickets from 10 games. (Image- BCCI, IPLT20.com)

The biggest win of the season while batting first goes to the Mumbai Indians for their 102-run victory against Kolkata Knight Riders. Mumbai posted a mammoth total of 210/6 for Kolkata to chase before bowling out the home team for just 108 runs.
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The biggest win of the season while batting first goes to the Mumbai Indians for their 102-run victory against Kolkata Knight Riders. Mumbai posted a mammoth total of 210/6 for Kolkata to chase before bowling out the home team for just 108 runs.

The biggest win of the season while batting second was by Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB put on a spectacular bowling display bowling out the Kings XI Punjab for just 88 runs. Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel then chased down the total with ease as RCB won by 10 wickets.
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The biggest win of the season while batting second was by Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB put on a spectacular bowling display bowling out the Kings XI Punjab for just 88 runs. Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel then chased down the total with ease as RCB won by 10 wickets.

First Published on May 29, 2018 04:03 pm
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