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IPL stats watch: CSK continues its dominance in IPL 2011

Chennai Super Kings successfully defended their title in IPL 2011.
Chennai Super Kings successfully defended their title in IPL 2011.
Nilanjan Sen
ANALYST
Modified 21 Dec 2018, 12:00 IST
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IPL 2011 saw the number of teams in the tournament being increased from eight to ten. The two new teams were Pune Warriors India & Kochi Tuskers Kerala. The fourth edition of the IPL also saw for the first time a team successfully defend the title when CSK defeated RCB in the finals to win the trophy for the second time.

Some important numbers & stats from the tournament are as mentioned below.

Batting performance

232/2 by Kings XI Punjab against RCB was the highest team total in IPL 2011.

608 runs scored by Chris Gayle of RCB was the most number of runs scored by a player in IPL 2011.

120* by Paul Valthaty of KXIP against CSK was the highest individual score in IPL 2011.

centuries were scored in IPL 2011. These were by Paul Valthaty of KXIP (120*), Virender Sehwag of Delhi Daredevils (119), Chris Gayle of RCB (107 & 102*), Adam Gilchrist of KXIP (106) & Sachin Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians (100*).

5 half-centuries scored by S. Badrinath of CSK was the most number of half-centuries scored by a player in IPL 2011.

44 sixes hit by Chris Gayle of RCB was the most number of sixes hit by a player in IPL 2011.

9 sixes hit by Chris Gayle of RCB against KXIP and by Adam Gilchrist of KXIP against RCB was the most number of sixes hit by a player in an innings in IPL 2011.

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Bowling performance

28 wickets taken by Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians was the most number of wickets taken by a player in IPL 2011.

5/12 by Ishant Sharma of Deccan Chargers against Kochi Tuskers Kerala was the best bowling performance by a player in an innings in IPL 2011.

4 five-wicket hauls have been taken in IPL 2011. These were taken by Ishant Sharma of Deccan Chargers (5/12), Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians (5/13), Harbhajan Singh of Mumbai Indians (5/18) and Munaf Patel of Mumbai Indians (5/21).

Wicket-keeping performance

19 dismissals (Ct - 17, St - 2) by Kumar Sangakkara of Deccan Chargers was the most number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in IPL 2011.

5 dismissals (Ct - 5) by Kumar Sangakkara of Deccan Chargers against RCB was the most number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper in an innings in IPL 2011.

Fielding performance

10 catches by Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians was the most number of catches taken by a player in IPL 2011.

4 catches taken by Jacques Kallis of KKR against Deccan Chargers was the most number of catches taken by a player in an innings in IPL 2011.

Chris Gayle who had scored 608 runs and had taken 8 wickets was named the Player of the Tournament.

Published 21 Dec 2018, 05:18 IST
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