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| On Apr 25, 2021 6:00 PM IST

Ravindra Jadeja IPL: List of records broken


Ravindra Jadeja IPL: In the most entertaining clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are currently taking on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. It is a battle between the top two teams of the season and Chennai Super Kings’ batters absolutely set the stage on fire during the first innings. However, it was CSK’s Ravindra Jadeja who completely stole the show by smacking a total of 37 runs in the 20th over of the innings.

Ravindra Jadeja IPL

CSK’s all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja blasted a total of 5 sixes in the 20th over being bowled by RCB’s Harshal Patel. Jadeja smashed four remarkable consecutive sixes off the first four balls of the over but actually the third ball was a no-ball and this is how, the left-hander became the first player on the planet to smack 25 runs off 3 balls.  He hit a wonderful four on the fifth ball and ended the over with another brilliant six. Harshal whose figures read 3 for 14 before that last over ended up conceding the most expensive figures in the IPL history as he gave away a total of 37 runs.

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During this spectacular massacre of runs in the 20th over, Jadeja also broke a list of records and here is the complete list:

Batsmen hitting 5 sixes in an over in IPL:

Gayle vs Rahul Sharma
Tewatia vs Cottrell
Jadeja vs Harshal

36 runs in an over in T20s

Yuvraj Singh
Chris Gayle
Ross Whiteley
Kieron Pollard
Hazratullah Zazai
Leo Carter
Ravindra Jadeja (today)

Players scoring 30+ runs in the 20th over of a IPL innings :

33 RA Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja in IPL:

First 173 games – Zero 50s
Last 16 games – Two 50s

4 consecutive sixes in IPL history :

CH Gayle v R Bopara  2010
CH Gayle v Sharma 2012
Yuvraj v Rahul Shukla 2014
CH Gayle v Rashid Khan 2018
I Kishan v Kuldeep 2018
J Archer v Lungi Ngidi in 2020
R Jadeja v Harshal Patel 2021*

Quickest 62s in the #IPL (balls):

21 Ishan Kishan, 2018
27 Yuvraj Singh, 2017
28 Andre Russell, 2019, Ravindra Jadeja, 2021
29 KP, 2010

Best Strike Rate since IPL 2020:-
[min. 300 runs]

SR 178: Jadeja (Avg 55)
SR 170: Pollard (Avg 42)
SR 165: ABD (Avg 48)
SR 165: Pooran (Avg 26)
SR 163: Hardik (Avg 24)

Most expensive 20th overs in IPL:

37 – Harshal vs CSK, 2021 (Jadeja)
30 – Jordan vs DC, 2020 (Stoinis)
30 – Ngidi vs RR, 2020 (Archer)
30 – Dinda vs MI, 2017 (H Pandya)

CSK vs RCB IPL 2021 Match 17

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Chennai Super Kings posted an imposing total of 191 for 4 in their 20 overs courtesy Ravindra Jadeja’s terrific knock of 62 runs off just 28 balls that included 5 sixes and 4 fours. CSK opener Faf du Plessis also scored a fine fifty.

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Kuljyot Singh

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