IPL History: List of all-time IPL records and stats

IPL records and stats

IPL records and stats

Indian Premier League (IPL) has given a huge boost to world cricket in unearthing the raw local talent from various countries, especially India. After the inaugural IPL edition in 2008, the season has grown by leaps and bounds to emerge as the most widely followed T20 league around the globe. Here’s a list of some all-time IPL records and stats:

 

Most IPL runs

Virat Kohli has scored most runs in IPL
Virat Kohli has scored most runs in IPL (Pic Credits: NDTV Sports)

David Warner scored the most runs in IPL 2019. Warner won the Orange Cap in IPL 2019 after scoring 692 runs at an average of 69.2 in 12 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, Virat Kohli has scored most runs in IPL in the last 12 years. With a tally of 5412 runs in 177 matches for RCB, Kohli is the leading run-scorer in IPL history.

POSPLAYERMatInnsNORunsHSAvgBFSR100504s6s
1
Virat Kohli
17716926541211337.844,112131.61536480191
2
Suresh Raina
193189285368100*33.343,914137.14138493194
3
Rohit Sharma
188183284898109*31.603,744130.82136431194
4
David Warner
12612617470612643.173,305142.39444458181
5
Shikhar Dhawan
15915821457997*33.423,669124.8003752496
6
Chris Gayle
125124154484175*41.132,969151.02628369326
7
MS Dhoni
19017065443284*42.203,215137.85023297209
8
Robin Uthappa
1771701744118728.833,380130.50024435156
9
AB de Villiers
154142324395133*39.952,906151.23333357212
10
Gautam Gambhir
1541521742179331.233,404123.8803649159

 

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Most IPL wickets

Lasith Malinga has picked most wickets in IPL
Lasith Malinga has picked most wickets in IPL  (Pic Credits: Sportstar)

Imran Tahir picked most wickets in IPL 2019. Tahir won the Purple Cap in IPL 2019, bagging 26 wickets in the entire season for Chennai Super Kings. However, Lasith Malinga holds the record for most wickets in IPL. Playing for Mumbai Indians, Malinga has picked 170 wickets in 122 IPL matches and is the leading wicket-taker in IPL history.

POSPLAYERMatInnsOversRunsWktsBBIAvgEconSR4w5w
1
Lasith Malinga
122122471.13,366170019.807.1416.6261
2
Amit Mishra
147147516.53,799157024.197.3519.7531
3
Harbhajan Singh
160157562.23,967150026.447.0522.4911
4
Piyush Chawla
157156520.44,072150027.147.8220.8220
5
Dwayne Bravo
1341314313,617147024.608.3917.5920
6
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
117117435.23,154133023.717.2419.6321
7
Ravichandran Ashwin
139136487.23,310125026.486.7923.3910
8
Sunil Narine
110109426.22,845122023.316.6720.9661
9
Umesh Yadav
119118413.23,496119029.378.4520.8420
10
Ravindra Jadeja
170142415.53,152108029.187.5723.1031

 

Most IPL centuries

Chris Gayle holds the IPL record for scored most hundreds in IPL. Gayle has registered six IPL centuries in his entire playing career. Among Indians, Virat Kohli has scored most centuries in IPL history. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kohli has scored five centuries in IPL.

POSPLAYERMatInnsNORunsHSAvgBFSR100504s6s
1
Chris Gayle
125124154484175*41.132,969151.02628369326
2
Virat Kohli
17716926541211337.844,112131.61536480191
3
David Warner
12612617470612643.173,305142.39444458181
4
Shane Watson
134130153575117*31.082,562139.53419343177
5
AB de Villiers
154142324395133*39.952,906151.23333357212
6
Ajinkya Rahane
140132163820105*32.933,133121.9222740474
7
Brendon McCullum
10910952880158*27.692,186131.74213293130
8
Virender Sehwag
1041045272812227.551,755155.44216334106
9
Murali Vijay
1031035258712726.392,106122.8321324391
10
Sanju Samson
938992209102*27.611,696130.2421017089

 

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Highest IPL score

Chris Gayle scored 175* vs PWI in IPL 2013
Chris Gayle scored the highest score in IPL vs PWI (Pic Credits: TOI)

Jony Bairstow holds the record for the highest IPL score by a batman in 2019. Playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Bairstow struck 114 against RCB in IPL 2019. However, Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle has scored the highest IPL score ever by a batsman in the league. In IPL 2013, Gayle scored a mammoth 175* against Pune Warriors India to record the IPL highest score.

POSPLAYERMatInnsNORunsHSAvgBFSR100504s6s
1
Chris Gayle
125124154484175*41.132,969151.02628369326
2
Brendon McCullum
10910952880158*27.692,186131.74213293130
3
AB de Villiers
154142324395133*39.952,906151.23333357212
4
Rishabh Pant
545461736128*36.161,067162.6911115294
5
Murali Vijay
1031035258712726.392,106122.8321324391
6
David Warner
12612617470612643.173,305142.39444458181
7
Virender Sehwag
1041045272812227.551,755155.44216334106
8
Paul Valthaty
23231505120*22.95418120.81126120
9
Shane Watson
134130153575117*31.082,562139.53419343177
10
Andrew Symonds
39369974117*36.07750129.86157441

 

Highest IPL team score

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) scored the highest team score in IPL 2019. At Eden Gardens, KKR posted a total of 232 for 2 against Mumbai Indians to record the highest team total in IPL 2019. However, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) scored the highest score in IPL in 2013 against Pune warriors India. The Kohli-led side scored a mammoth 263 /5 in their 20 overs at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in IPL 2013.

TeamScoreRROppositionGroundMatch Date
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)263/513.15Pune Warriors India (PWI)Bengaluru2013
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)248/312.4Gujarat Lions (GL)Bengaluru2016
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)246/512.3Rajasthan Royals (RR)Chennai2010
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)245/612.25Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)Indore2018
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)240/512Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)Mohali2008
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)235/111.75Mumbai Indians (MI)Mumbai2015
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)232/211.6Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)Dharamsala2011
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)232/211.6Mumbai Indians (MI)Kolkata2019
Delhi Capitals (DC)231/411.55Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)Delhi2011
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)231/411.55Chennai Super Kings (CSK)Cuttack2014

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) / Most asked Questions

 

Q:  Who has scored most runs in IPL history?

Ans: Virat Kohli holds the IPL record for most runs in the history of the league. RCB skipper has scored 5412 runs in IPL history.

Q: Who scored most runs in IPL 2019?

Ans: David Warner scored most IPL runs in 2019. The SRH opener scored 692 runs in IPL 2019.

Q: Which player has scored the fastest 50 in IPL?

Ans: KL Rahul scored the fastest 50 in IPL 2018 in just 14 balls. He recorded this IPL stat in the first IPL match in 2018 against Delhi Capitals at Mohali.

Q: Who has scored the fastest century in IPL history?

Ans: Chris Gayle scored the fastest century in IPL in just 30 balls. He achieved this glorious IPL record against PWI in IPL 2013.

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