The Indian Premier League (IPL) will continue to provide nail-biting entertainment to the fans worldwide in its fourteenth edition in 2021. 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.
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The record for most IPL runs belongs to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli who has scored 5878 runs in 192 matches and is just 507 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.
Morne van Vyk has the best batting average of 55.67 in the IPL. He played 5 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and scored 167 runs. For batsmen with minimum 1000 runs or 50 matches, Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain KL Rahul has the best batting average of 44.86 scoring 2647 runs in 81 matches.
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Kolkata Knight Riders’ all-rounder Andre Russell has a batting strike rate of 182.33, the best in the IPL. He has scored 1517 runs at that rate in 61 innings. He will be ready to rack up IPL 2021 stats when he returns in the fourteenth edition of the tournament.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) opener Chris Gayle has scored 6 centuries in the IPL also including his stint at RCB.
David Warner has 48 half-centuries in the IPL in 142 matches, 7 more than the second-best.
PBKS’s veteran batsman Chris Gayle is way ahead of all other batsmen in the IPL with 349 sixes, 114 more than the second-best.
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan has hit 591 fours in 176 matches at a rate of 3.37 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 6.24 which is better than any other bowler in the history of IPL.