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Top 42 Interesting IPL Facts that you don’t Know

As per reports, the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is scheduled to take place in India as the previous season was shifted to UAE due to the Corona pandemic. As the new season is coming, we will try to remind your best memories of the Indian Premier League through these facts. Maybe you don’t know all the facts.

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From IPL 2022 onwards, the Indian Premier League will have 10 teams as BCCI has announced two new teams by the e-bidding process. Team Ahmedabad and Team Lucknow are the new teams.

Amazing IPL Facts That Will Make You Crazy

We will try to cover each memorial and important facts. (Note- All facts and records are up to IPL 2021).

Who started IPL?

The founder of the World’s most popular franchise-based T20 league is Lalit Modi. Lalit Modi who was the mastermind behind the Indian Premier League was BCCI vice-president at that time. Lalit Modi initially proposed a 50-over format to BCCI in 1995 and the idea was rejected by BCCI. However, BCCI was ready for Twenty 20 league in 2007 because they were not pleased with the Indian Cricket League(ICL) that was launched by Zee entertainment in 2007. BCCI announced the launch of this T20 league on 13th September 2007. Aren’t interesting IPL facts?

In 2010, the Indian Premier League became the first sporting event to be telecast live on Youtube.

How old is the Indian Premier League?

The first season of the Indian Premier League was started in 2008. BCCI has conducted 14 successful seasons of the Indian Premier League. IPL 2022 is the 15th season of the Indian Premier League.

Which country players play in the Indian Premier League?

Players from 18 different countries have featured in the Indian Premier League. Players from Zimbabwe, Pakistan have also played in the Indian Premier League.

Which country has hosted IPL other than India?

Apart from India, South Africa and UAE have hosted the tournament. South Africa has hosted the 2nd edition of the Indian Premier League due to the election in India. UAE has hosted initial matches in IPL 2014 due to the election. UAE hosted IPL 2020 due to Covid-19. Last season second half of the Indian Premier League was shifted from India to UAE.

Which IPL teams had played the First Match of the Indian Premier League?

The First match of the Indian Premier League was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on 18th April 2008 in Bangalore.

Who scored first run in IPL?

Kolkata Knight Riders’ opening batsman Brendon McCullum scored the first run in the second over of the match. KKR scored three runs in the first bowler. But, all run come as a leg bye. These are very interesting IPL facts. Agree?

Who hit first four in IPL?

Brendon McCullum has hit the first four on Zaheer Khan’s bowl in the Indian Premier League. McCullum smashed the bowl in the mid-wicket region to get his first four of KKR’s inning.

Who hit first six in IPL?

After hitting two consecutive fours, Brendon McCullum hit the first six in the Indian Premier League. He scored 18 runs from Zaheer Khan’s first over in the Indian Premier League.

Who scored first 50 in IPL?

Brendon McCullum has scored the first fifty in the Indian Premier League. He scored the fifty in just 32 balls

Who scored first 100 in IPL?

Brendon McCullum scored the first century in the Indian Premier League. He scored the hundred in 53 balls.

Who won first Orange cap?

Punjab Kings batsman Shaun Marsh won the first orange cap award. He scored the most runs in the first season of the Indian Premier League. Marsh took only 11 innings to score 616 runs in the first season.

Who bowl first delivery in IPL?

Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Praveen Kumar has bowled the first delivery in the Indian Premier League. Sourav Ganguly faced the first ball of the Indian Premier League.

Who took first wicket in IPL?

RCB bowler Zaheer Khan took the first wicket in the Indian Premier League. He dismissed Sourav Ganguly on 10 runs.

Who won first Purple cap?

Rajasthan Royals bowler Sohail Tanvir won the first purple cap award. He picked 22 wickets in 11 games in the first season of the Indian Premier League.

Which team has won the first IPL Title?

Rajasthan Royals has won the first IPL tournament in 2008. RR won the match in the last bowl against Chennai Super Kings in the final in DY Patil stadium in Mumbai. Yusuf Pathan was the man of the match.

Who won IPL most time? (Team/Player)

Mumbai Indians have won five IPL trophies and hold the record for the maximum number of IPL titles won. They first won the title in 2013 in Rohit’s captaincy. After that MI won the IPL title in 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. Rohit has won six IPL tournaments and holds the record for the maximum number of trophies won by a player in the Indian Premier League. Apart from the Mumbai Indians’ side, Rohit was also in the Deccan Charge team who won the IPL title in 2009.

Which Team has reached the maximum time in IPL Final?

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Chennai Super Kings has reached the maximum time in IPL Final. CSK has reached the final on 9 occasions in which they won only four Title. Mumbai Indians have reached 6 times in the final of the Indian Premier League.

Teams that did not win any IPL Title?

Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals are the teams that have not won any IPL title yet. Are you surprised by these IPL facts?

Which IPL team has most fans?

It is very hard to predict which IPL team has the most Fans? However, we will take a look at the top four social media accounts of all Teams.

TeamTwitterFacebookInstagramYoutubeTotal Follower
Chennai Super Kings8.0M13.06M9.3M2.35M32.71 Million
Mumbai Indians7.2M13.71M8.4M1.4M30.71 Million
RCB5.4M9.84M7.9M2.78M25.92 Million
KKR4.7M16.58M2.8M0.90M24.98 Million
Punjab Kings2.6M8.64M2.4M0.40M14.04 Million
Delhi Capitals2.1M7.74M2.9M0.53M13.27 Million
SRH2.8M6.17M2.5M0.62M12.09 Million
Rajasthan Royals1.9M4.82M2.0M0.47M9.19 Million
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What is the highest IPL score ever?

Royals Challengers Bangalore who scored 263/5 against Pune Warriors India in 2013 holds the record for the highest team score in the Indian Premier Leaguehistory.

What is lowest score in IPL?

Royal Challengers bowled out 49 runs against KKR in 2017 is the lowest score in the Indian Premier League history. Check out the full list of the top five lowest scores in the Indian Premier League. Both the highest and lowest team score record is held by RCB. Interestingly IPL facts??

Who is No 1 batsman in the Indian Premier League?

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Virat Kohli who scored the most runs in Indian Premier League history is currently the no.1 batsman in the Indian Premier League. He has scored 6283 runs with an average of 37.39 and a strike of 129.94

Who scored 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League?

Six batsmen have scored 5000+ runs in the Indian Premier League history. Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, David Warner, Rohit Sharma, Shikar Dhawan, and AB De Villiers are the players who achieved this feat.

Which batsman has scored highest Individual score?

While Playing for RCB, The Universe boss Chris Gayle who scored 175 runs against Pune Warriors India in 2013 holds the record for the highest individual score in the Indian Premier League. He hit 17 sixes and 13 fours during his inning of 175 runs in Bangalore.

Who hit fastest 50 in IPL?

Punjab Kings batsman KL Rahul hit the fastest fifty in just 14 balls. Check out the list of the top five fastest fifties in the Indian Premier League. KL Rahul hit 6 fours and 4 sixes during his inning.

Who hit fastest 100 in IPL?

Chris Gayle hit the fastest hundred in the Indian Premier League in just 30 balls. During the inning of 175 runs against Pune Warriors in 2013, he achieved this landmark.

Who hit most Fifties in IPL?

David Warner has hit most fifties in the Indian Premier League history. He hit 50 IPL fifties in 150 innings. Shikhar Dhawan is on the second spot with 44 half-centuries.

Who hit most hundreds in IPL?

Chris who hit 6 centuries holds the record for most centuries in the Indian Premier League. His former IPL team-mate Virat Kohli is on the 2nd spot with five hundred.

Which Batsman has best Strike Rate In IPL?

Andre Russell who hit the ball with a strike rate of 178.57, holds the record for the highest strike rate in the Indian Premier League history. Next on the list of best strike rates is Sunil Narine with a strike rate of 161.69. The total dominance of West Indies players.

Who hit longest six in IPL?

Albie Morkel hit the longest six in the Indian Premier League history. He hit 125m long six in 2008. Praveen Kumar is in the 2nd spot with 124m six. Surprised by these IPL facts??

Who hit most fours in IPL?

Shikar Dhawan has hit 654 fours, the most fours in the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli who hit 546 fours is in 2nd place. While David Warner with 525 is on the third spot.

Who hit maximum no. of sixes in IPL?

Chris Gayle has hit the maximum number of sixes in the Indian Premier League. The Universe boss has hit 357 and also became the first player to hit 300 sixes in IPL. AB Devilliers is in the 2nd spot with 251 sixes.

Who has most wickets in IPL?

Lasith Malinga has the most wickets in the Indian Premier League. He picked 170 wickets in 122 games. Dwayne Bravo with 167 wickets is in the 2nd spot.

Best Bowling figure in the Indian Premier League?

Alzarri Joseph(MI) who has bowling figures 3.4-12-6 against Sunriseers Hyderabad in 2019 holds the record for best bowling figure in the Indian Premier League. Before 2019, the record was held by Sohail Tanvir who was bowling figures of 4-14-6 against Chennai Super Kings in 2008.

Which Bowler has the best economy In IPL?

Rashid Khan has the best economy in the Indian Premier League. He played 76 matches and picked 93 wickets with an economy of 6.33. Anil Kumble with an economy of 6.57 is in the 2nd spot.

Which Bowler has best Strike Rate In the Indian Premier League?

Kagiso Rabada has the best strike rate in the Indian Premier League. He has a bowling strike rate of 12.96 in 14 games.

Who bowled most no. of maiden overs in IPL?

Praveen Kumar who bowled 14 maiden overs in the Indian Premier League holds the record for the most number of maiden overs. He played 119 matches. Irfan Pathan with 10 maiden overs is in the 2nd spot.

Who bowled most Dot balls in the Indian Premier League?

Harbhajan Singh with 1268 dot balls holds the record for most dot balls in the Indian Premier League. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in the 2nd spot with 1267 dot balls. Very interesting IPL facts?? (source)

Who bowled the fastest ball in IPL?

Shaun Tait bowled the fastest ball in the Indian Premier League. While playing for Rajasthan Royals, Shaun Tait bowled a delivery of 157.71 Kmph speed to Aaron Finch in 2011. Finch was playing for Delhi Daredevils. Two Aussie against each other in a fierce battle of bat and bowl.

Who won 100 match in IPL?

MS Dhoni has won 100 matches as a captain in the Indian Premier League. He becomes the first and only captain to achieve this feat in the Indian Premier League. He also won 100 matches as a captain for a single franchise.

Who is the oldest man in IPL?

Brad Hogg is the oldest player to feature in the Indian Premier League. When he last played for KKR, Brad was 45 years and 92 days old. Pravin Tambe who is the oldest Indian player in IPL is on 2nd spot.

Who is the youngest player in IPL?

Prayas Ray Barman is the youngest player to feature in the Indian Premier League. In 2019, Prayas made his debut from the RCB side when he was 16 years and 157 days old. Mujeeb Ur Rahman is on the 2nd spot. Which IPL facts surprised you most?? Check out the Indian Premier League match prediction here.

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