IPL 2020: This season of IPL is now slowly on the verge of ending. The league matches have been done, now the playoffs are starting from today. The first team to reach the final will be decided today. This time IPL has been special. This time most runs have been scored in league matches. At the same time, the thrill was such that 4 times the teams had to reach the super over. Once there was a double superover. Know about which records were made in this IPL and which players performed the best.
Most runs in league matches
Talking about the IPL of the last five times, during this IPL, it rained runs in league matches. In the IPL of 2020, 18739 runs were scored in 56 league matches while 18065 runs were scored in the last IPL. 18510 runs in 56 matches in 2018, 18156 runs in 55 matches (one match was washed out by rain) in 2017 and 17509 runs in 2016. However, most wickets fell in the 2018 season. In the IPL of 2018, 655 wickets fell while this time only 621 wickets have fallen. 626 wickets in 2019, 648 wickets in 2017 and 608 wickets in 2016.
Most runs by KL Rahul
Talking about runs, KL Rahul of Kings XI Punjab team has scored the most runs. He has scored 670 runs in 14 matches. His highest score is 132 not out. In these 14 matches, he has scored 1 century and 5 fifties. After Rahul, David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad has scored 529 runs in 14 matches with 4 fifties. In third place is Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals, who has scored 525 runs in 14 matches with the help of 2 centuries and 3 fifties.
Rabada took the most wickets
Talking about the wickets, Kasigo Rabada of Delhi Capitals took the most wickets. He took 25 wickets in 14 matches. Jasprit Bumrah of Mumbai Indians has taken 23 wickets in 13 matches and Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals has taken 20 wickets in 14 matches.
Ishan Kishan hit 26 sixes
Mumbai Indians’ Ishan Kishan hit 26 sixes in 11 innings of 12 matches. He has scored 428 runs so far. After Kishan, Sanju Samson of Rajasthan Royals has hit 26 sixes in 14 innings of 14 matches and Nicholas Pooran of Kings XI Punjab has hit 25 sixes in 14 innings of 14 matches. However, if we talk about an innings, Sanju Samson had completed his 74 runs in 32 balls with 9 sixes.
Super over twice in the same match
This time a record was made for the Super Over in the IPL. For the first time on 18 October, the announcement of the result of the match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians was decided through two super overs. Punjab won this match. Apart from this, October 18 is considered as Super Sunday because there were three super overs in a single day. Two between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab and the second Super Over took place during the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Apart from this, Super Overs were played in this IPL in Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab on 20 September and Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians on 28 September.
Today one team will reach the final
IPL playoff match will start today. The team that wins the match on November 5 will go straight to the final. Today the team of Mumbai Indians will compete with the team of Delhi Capitals. This match will be held at Dubai International Cricket Ground. The team that wins in this match will go straight to the final and the team that loses will get another chance. The team that loses today will be from the winning team of the Eliminator in the second qualifier and the one who wins in this match will reach the final.