- In the entire world IPL is one of the most popular cricket league . I have compiled a list of 30 Amazing Facts about IPL that will make you crazy.
Some amazing facts about IPL are well known because of the popularity of this cricket league. But still, there are so many amazing facts of IPL that are not so well known.
I have compiled a list of 30 IPL facts that will blow your mind. These amazing facts may change in future Seasons of IPL, so you have to beware of that.
Let me know in the comment section if I miss something or something has changed. I will definitely update the list. Now Enjoy the mind boggling amazing facts about IPL.
30 Mind-Blowing Facts about IPL:
1.Pakistan players could also take part in the IPL in the first season of IPL, at that time Shoaib Akhtar was in KKR.Shaheed Afridi was in Deccan Chargers and Shoaib Malik was in Delhi Daredevils.After this Pakistani players were banned.
2.Parthiv Patel is the only player who has played for the most team, he has been a part of 6.
3.Karan Sharma is considered lucky as he has been part of the IPL winning team 3 times.
4.CSK is the only team that has never changed its captain from the beginning, MS Dhoni always holds the captaincy of CSK.
5.Zaheer Khan is the only player who played the first and 500th match.
6.There has been a lot of rift between players on the field, but the most intense was between Kohli and Gambhir.
7.Once Harbhajan Singh was so angry that he slapped Sreesanth on the field.
8.Amit Mishra was the only player to have taken a hat-trick from three different teams.
9.Delhi Daredevils are the only team that did not play the final of IPL but in December 2018, the name was changed from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals. Delhi Capitals played for the finals first time in 2020.
10.Praveen Kumar is the player who bowled the first over of the IPL and Praveen Kumar has the highest overs to date.
12.KL Rahul holds the record for the fastest Fifty, he made a half century in 14 balls.
13.Chris Gayle has the fastest century record, he scored 100 runs in 30 balls and Chris Gayle had the highest century in the IPL.
14.Chris Gayle had the highest run record in the IPL by scoring 175 runs.
15.Chris Gayle has got the most man of the match award.
16.Sachin Tendulkar, considered the God of cricket, was the first Indian Orange cap holder of IPL.
17.Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Bravo are two players who have won the Purple Cap twice.
18.Laxmipathy Balaji was the first player who took a hat-trick in IPL.
19.Kings XI Punjab is the only team that changed their captain 11 times in IPL.￼
20.Lasith Malinga has taken the most wickets in the IPL.
21.Sandeep Lamichhane is the only player from Nepal who plays in the IPL and Manzoor Dar is the only player from Jammu who plays in the IPL.
22.Williamson Polard is the only player to have played the most matches for the same team “Mumbai Indians” .
23. IPL history, no player other than McCullum ever scored a century in KKR.
24.IPL is viewed as much from the entertainment perspective as it is seen from the business perspective. This gives BCCI good earnings.
25. It is said that if the IPL had not happened in 2018, BCCI would have lost 2500 crores.
26.Yuvraj Singh has been the most expensive player in IPL till date, he was bought for a price of 16 crores.
27.On 23 April, RCB fans considered it very strange, the day RCB scored their highest score of 263 and 4 years later on the same date in 2017, they scored their low score which was 49 runs.
28.And many people consider some players as unlucky, the team for which Ravindra Jadeja has played till date has been removed or banned from the IPL , He has been a part of Rajasthan Royals, CSK, Kochi tuskars Gujarat Lions till date. And you know what happened to these teams.
29.Dhoni is considered the best keeper and there is no doubt that he is the best. But in Ipl Dinesh Karthik has done more dismissals than dhoni .
The last Amazing fact of IPL will definitely make you crazy & I’m pretty
sure you don’t know this one fact:
30.In IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad won in 2009 and 2016.Both times the captain of the team was Australian. Both matches were played against RCB and both times were Captain Indian of RCB. Both times Hyderabad team batted first and both times the bowlers was purple cap holders of Hyderabad, RP Singh in 2009 and Bhuneshwar Kumar in 2016 and both of them play for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. Gilchrist and Warner were the captains of the team both times And both were second in the Orange Cap race and both have also been Australia’s opening batsmen.