IPL is all about talented cricketers across the globe, as the local Indian and overseas cricketers dream about playing in the Mega league of cricket. The first edition of the Indian Premier League held in 2008, since then the league stunned fans across the world with some astonishing display of batting, bowling, and fielding. The standard of the game is completely enhanced courtesy of IPL. Over the past 13 years, the Indian Premier League left people in disbelieve with the records of Individuals. The records were made in every season of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ), as the players performed outstandingly throughout 13 years.
Here are the IPL Top 10 unique records:-
1. Worst Bowling figures in the history of IPL
The Worst Bowling figures in the history of IPL cricket were registered by the Young Basil Thampi, as he conceded 70 runs in four allotted overs in the 2018 season. The game against RCB was turn out to be a nightmare for the talented paceman, as AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali deposited the leather all over the park.
Previously the record was held by Ishant Sharma, as the tall man conceded 66 runs in fours. The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is a nightmare for the bowlers and Basil Thampi suffered massive denting bowling figures of 4 overs for 70 runs.
2. Highest and Lowest score is registered by the same team named Royal Challengers Banglore
The Highest and Lowest score is registered by the same team named Royal Challengers Banglore. The Journey from Sky to Floor, as Royal Challengers Banglore, Registered their highest score in 2013 and the lowest score in 2017.
It’s a unique record that the team who posted the highest total in IPL history were bundled out for only 49 runs to register the Lowest total in IPL history.
3. When a team won off to the last-ball with only one wicket in hand
The only instance when a team won off to the last-ball with only one wicket in hand happened in 2018 when Mumbai Indians was playing Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mumbai Indians posted 147 runs in their 1st Inning and while chasing 148 runs, Sunrisers Hyderabad was 62/0 in 6.4 overs then the collapse triggered and they were at 137/9 with Deepak Hooda and Billy Stanlake at the crease. 1 run needed off the last ball with only one wicket in hand Billy Stanlake finished the game by hitting four on the last delivery.
4.Mumbai Indians hold the record for chasing down the target with the most ball remaining
Mumbai Indians chased down the target in just 5.3 overs in 2008 in the first edition of the Indian Premier League. The record still yet to be breached, as Mumbai Indians hold the record for chasing down the target with 87 deliveries to remain in the bank. The Mumbai Indians were Chasing mediocre 68 runs in T-20 cricket and the Opener Sanath Jayasuriya smashed 48 runs off 17 balls to seal the game inside 6 overs.
5.Highest win percentage
The Highest IPL titles are with Mumbai Indians but the win percentage in the history of IPL cricket is slightly gone in favor of Chennai Super Kings. The Mumbai Indians won 5 IPL titles with 59.11% win records, whereas Chennai Super Kings won 3 titles and maintaining the highest win percentage of 59.83%. Nobody knows the dominance of CSK in terms of winning the games.
6. KL Rahul is the No.1 batsman in the history of IPL in terms of batting average
The highest batting average in the history of IPL ( Min. 50 matches ) – Karnataka’s lad KL Rahul is the No.1 batsman in the history of IPL in terms of batting average, as he averages 44.86 in IPL. The average of the player shows the consistency and the price tag on the wicket. India’s prolific batsman ruled the domestic league with some blistering batting at top of the order.
7.Harbhajan Singh bowled the most number of dot balls in the history of IPL
The Turbanator of India Harbhajan Singh bowled the most number of dot balls in the history of IPL cricket, as he bowled 1249 dot deliveries in IPL. The temperament and control of an off-spinner are impeccable, as he deceives the batsman most of the time with length and variations. Harbhajan Singh has a ton of experience in T-20 cricket, as he knows the instincts of the batsman and record of bowling the most number of dot deliveries is tough to breach for the youngsters.
8.No Spinner in the Top 5 list of Most wickets taken in one season
No Spinner in the Top 5 list of Most wickets taken in one season, as the list is dominated By Dwayne Bravo, Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, James Faulkner, and Jasprit Bumrah. It’s a strange record as the Indian Premier League is dominated by spinners but no spinner penetrates in the Top 5 list of highest wicket-taker in a single-season. The record suggests that the value of a Fast bowler and the bowlers you change their pace wisely proved to be an asset for T-20 cricket.
9. AB de Villiers holds the record for most catches in one season
AB de Villiers is renowned for blistering batting on the field, as the whole of India loves AB on the field. The Superman from South Africa is a 360 degree player on 22 yards and 360 degrees flying bird on the cricket ground as well, as he holds the record for most catches in one season. In the 2016 season, AB de Villiers completed 19 catches in 16 matches which is still the highest number of catches hold by an individual player in one season.
10.Virat Kohli holds a unique record of partnering in three of the top five highest partnerships
The Royal Challengers Banglore captain Virat Kohli holds a unique record of partnering in three of the top five highest partnerships in IPL history. In the 2012 season, he partners with Chris Gayle for 204 runs stand at Arun Jaitley stadium, In 2015 season he partners with AB de Villiers for 215 runs stand at Wankhede Stadium, In 2016 season he partners again with AB de Villiers for 229 runs at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru which is the highest IPL partnership in the history.