16 Records you need to know about IPL 2019
In India, the local cricket league which is popularly known as the Indian Premier League (IPL) was launched in 2008 and 12 editions of this tournament have been organised successfully.
Currently, IPL is comprised of 8 teams, consisting of players from around the world. The 12th edition of the IPL has been won by the Mumbai Indians.
The winner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got a prize money of Rs 20 crore while the runner-up received Rs 12.5 crore.
Let’s have a look at the IPL records made in the 2019 edition.
1. Mumbai Indians win the 4th title (most title by any team) of the IPL.
2. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is the only team that has lost five IPL finals.
3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only captain in the IPL who has played most IPL finals i.e. 8 finals.
4. There is a total of 784 sixes (88 less than last year) were hit in the 12th edition of the IPL 2019.
5. Andre Russel of the KKR hit the most sixes i.e. 52 in the IPL 2019.
6. Shikhar Dhawan of the Delhi capitals has hit the most fours (64) in the IPL tournament 2019.
7. The highest score (236 runs) in IPL was made by the Delhi capital team in IPL 2019.
8. David Warner of the Sunrises Hyderabad was the highest scorer (692 runs) in the IPL 2019. The average of the Warner was 69.2 per match. The Orange Cap for IPL 2019 was given to David Warner.
9. K L Rahul of the Kings Eleven Punjab was the highest run-scorer Indian in the IPL 2019. Rahul made 593 runs at an average of 53.9 per match.
10. Imran Tahir of the CSK has taken the highest wicket (26) in the IPL 2019. So Purple Cap awarded to Tahir.
11. Deepak Chahar of the CSK team was the highest wicket-taker Indian bowler in the IPL Tournament 2019.
12. Faf Du Plessis of CSK has taken the highest catches (12) in the full tournament.
13. In the 12th edition of the IPL there were 10 times a team has won the match by the margin of just 1 run. Mumbai’s victory over CSK in the final was the second time in this season when a team won by the smallest margin.
14. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has made the record of most dismissals in the IPL. M.S. Dhoni has done 132 dismissals which include 94 catches and 38 stumpings. Dinesh Kartik of KKR is at second place in terms of total dismissals (131) in the IPL.
15. Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina are the only two players in the IPL history who have scored more than 5000 runs in the IPL so far. Kohli has made 5412 runs while Raina has made 5368 runs.
16. Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga has taken the highest wickets (170) in the IPL history followed by the Indian bowler Amit Mishra who has taken 157 wickets so far.
In the concluding remarks, it can be said that Indian Premier League has provided an excellent platform for many Indian and foreign cricketers to show their talent and get a chance to play for their respective countries.