With 7 matches played by each of the ten teams, IPL 2023 has crossed the halfway mark in the group stage of the tournament. As the teams battle it out for a spot in the playoffs, the points table is currently being dominated by MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings, who have secured 5 wins from their 7 games so far.
However, the Gujarat Titans are hot on their heels, with 4 wins from the same number of matches, making for an intense race to the top of the table. The Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants round out the top four spots, making for an intriguing competition as the tournament progresses.
As we reflect on the halfway stage of the tournament, cricket enthusiasts are eagerly speculating about who will win the coveted Orange and Purple Caps for the most runs and wickets, respectively.
In addition, fans are excited to see which players will hit the most sixes and score the most runs, among other statistics. With each passing day, the IPL has become more competitive and thrilling, and the upcoming matches promise to be no exception. Take a closer look at some of the key statistics that have emerged from the IPL 2023 so far.
IPL 2023: Leading run scorer (Orange Cap)
As the league nears its halfway point, Faf du Plessis is the player with the most runs scored so far this year. Du Plessis has scored 405 runs in 7 games at an average of 67.50 and a strike rate of 165.30. He has a significant lead over Devon Conway, who finished in second place with 314 runs.
IPL 2023 Most runs
|Faf du Plessis||7||7||405||67.5||165.31|
IPL 2023: Most Sixes
The most sixes by any player in the IPL 2023 so far is Faf du Plessis’ 25 sixes. His teammate, Glenn Maxwell is second on the leaderboard with 23 sixes from 7 games.
IPL 2023 Most sixes by any player
|Faf du Plessis||7||7||405||25|
IPL 2023: Highest score by a team
In the TATA IPL 2023, Chennai Super Kings presently hold the top spot for the highest score. Against Kolkata Knight Riders, CSK scored 235-7 at Eden Gardens.
Highest team score in IPL 2023
|CSK||235/4||KKR||Eden Gardens Stadium|
|SRH||228/4||KKR||Eden Gardens Stadium|
IPL 2023: List of hundreds
The only other two batsmen with a century so far this season are Venkatesh Iyer and Harry Brook. Brook concluded with an unbeaten 100 from 55 balls, while Venkatesh struck 104 off 51.
Hundreds in IPL 2023
IPL 2023: Leading wicket taker (Purple Cap)
In terms of most wickets taken by a bowler in IPL 2023, Rashid Khan of the Gujarat Titans (GT) presently holds the top rank. He has participated in 7 games, taking 14 wickets with an 8.07 economy rate.
IPL 2023 Most wickets
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