The Indian Premier League (IPL) will continue to provide nail-biting entertainment to the fans worldwide in its thirteenth edition in 2020. The Indian Premier league stats are a good set to measure the entertainment it provided as some cricketing stars dazzle the competition with their performances and enthrall the audience.
The record for most IPL runs belongs to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli who has scored 5412 runs in 177 matches and is just 44 runs ahead of the Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina.
The best individual score in IPL history is also the highest individual score in T20 cricket. Chris Gayle scored 175 not out against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
Jonny Bairstow has the best batting average of 55.62 in the IPL. He has played 10 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and scored 445 runs. For batsmen with minimum 1000 runs or 50 matches, his opening partner David Warner has the best batting average of 43.17 scoring 4706 runs in 126 matches.
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Kolkata Knight Riders’ all-rounder Andre Russell has a batting strike rate of 186.41, the best in the IPL. He has scored 1400 runs at that rate in 52 innings. He will be ready to rack up IPL 2020 stats when he returns in the thirteenth edition of the tournament.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) opener Chris Gayle has scored 6 centuries in the IPL also including his stint at RCB.
Warner has 44 half-centuries in the IPL in 126 matches, 6 more than the second-best.
KXIP’s veteran batsman Chris Gayle is way ahead of all other batsmen in the IPL with 326 sixes, 114 more than the second-best.
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan has hit 524 fours in 159 matches at a rate of 3.31 boundaries per innings.
Jaydev Unadkat (one for Rising Pune Supergiant and one for RCB) and James Faulkner (both for Rajasthan Royals) have taken two five-wicket hauls each.
Bowling all-rounder from SRH, Rashid Khan, has an economy of 6.55 which is better than any other bowler in the history of IPL.