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Read TimesofIndia.com’s interesting stats list for IPL 2023 below to find out:
# Twelve totals of 200-plus have been recorded in the first twenty days of IPL 2023. The tally includes five while chasing.
# Sunrisers Hyderabad’s total of 228 for four vs KKR at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 14 remains the highest by any team in this IPL. Chennai Super Kings’ 226 for six against RCB at Bengaluru on April 17 remains the second highest in this IPL.
# In five matches this season, a match aggregate of 400-plus has been recorded – the highest being 444 for 14 between RCB and CSK at Bengaluru on April 17.
# Tim David became the first fielder to take four catches in a match this IPL, accomplishing the feat for Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at Hyderabad on April 18.
# After fifteen years, a Mumbai Indians fielder has taken four catches in one match in the IPL – the first being Sachin Tendulkar vs KKR at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 16, 2008. In all, he is now the eleventh fielder to achieve the distinction.
# 33 sixes were hit in the match – Chennai Super Kings (17) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (16) – played at Bengaluru on April 17 – the third joint-highest in an IPL match – the first two instances being between Rajasthan and Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah on Sept.22, 2020 and between CSK and RCB at Bengaluru on April 25, 2018.
# Piyush Chawla, with 185 sixes conceded, holds an unwanted record of conceding most sixes in the history of the IPL.
#Rohit Sharma is the latest entrant in the distinguished list of batters with 6000 runs in the IPL.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with two dismissals vs RCB at Bengaluru on April 17, has become the first wicketkeeper to complete 175 dismissals in the IPL – 136 catches plus 39 stumpings in 232 innings.
#Faf du Plessis, with 259 runs at an average of 64.75, including three fifties in five matches, is the leading run-getter in this IPL so far.
# Faf du Plessis’ strike rate of 172.66 is the highest among the batters with 200-plus runs in this IPL.
# Glenn Maxwell’s tally of 19 sixes in five matches is the highest in this IPL. He is followed by du Plessis (18).
# Bowling strike rate (8.7) recorded by Lucknow’s Mark Wood, while claiming 11 wickets at an average of 11.81 in four matches is the best among bowlers with at least seven wickets in this IPL.
# Six players have recorded two ducks each in this IPL edition – Mitchell Marsh, Sanju Samson, Dinesh Karthik, Prithvi Shaw, Prabhsimran Singh and Sunil Narine.
# Mitchell Marsh’s batting average of 1.33 is the worst – his tally being four runs in three innings.
Stats Courtesy: Rajesh Kumar
News Source: https://m.timesofindia.com/sports/cricket/ipl/top-stories/ipl-2023-some-of-the-mind-boggling-statistics-so-far-this-season/articleshow/99633261.cms