IPL 2018 in Numbers

IPL 2018 in Numbers

Sunday’s final saw Chennai Super Kings emerge victorious against a formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad side to clinch their third title in 9 years. Sunrisers Hyderabad who had the best bowling line-up in this year’s competition could not deliver on the day when it mattered the most and succumbed to their fourth defeat to Chennai Super Kings this year.

Here is a look at the numbers which emerged as the talking points from the competition:

MOST RUNS:

  1. Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 735 at 52.50
  2. Rishabh Pant (Delhi Daredevils): 684 at 52.61
  3. Lokesh Rahul (Kings XI Punjab): 659 at 54.91
  4. Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings): 602 at 43.00
  5. Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings): 555 at 39.64

 

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORE:

  1. Rishabh Pant (Delhi Daredevils): 128* vs SRH
  2. Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings): 117* vs SRH
  3. Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings): 106 vs RR
  4. Chris Gayle (Kings XI Punjab): 104*
  5. Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings): 100* vs SRH

 

HIGHEST BATTING STRIKE RATE (MINIMUM 50 BALLS FACED):

  1. Krishnappa Gowtham (Rajasthan Royals): 196.87
  2. Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders): 189.89
  3. Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders): 184.79
  4. AB de Villiers (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 174.54
  5. Rishabh Pant (Delhi Daredevils): 173.60

 

MOST SIXES:

  1. Rishabh Pant (Delhi Daredevils): 37
  2. Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings): 35
  3. Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings): 34
  4. Lokesh Rahul (Kings XI Punjab): 32
  5. Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders): 31

 

 MOST WICKETS:

  1. Andrew Tye (Kings XI Punjab): 24 averaging 18.66
  2. Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 21 averaging 21.80
  3. Siddarth Kaul (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 21 averaging 26.04
  4. Umesh Yadav (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 20 averaging 20.90
  5. Trent Boult (Delhi Daredevils): 18 averaging 25.88

 

BEST BOWLING AVERAGE (MINIMUM 10 OVERS):

  1. Lungi Ngidi (Chennai Super Kings): 14.18
  2. Sandeep Lamichhane (Delhi Daredevils): 16.40
  3. Andrew Tye (Kings XI Punjab): 18.66
  4. Carlos Brathwaite (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 18.80
  5. Tom Curran (Kolkata Knight Riders): 19.66

 

BEST ECONOMY RATE:

  1. Ish Sodhi (Rajasthan Royals): 5.86
  2. Lungi Ngidi (Chennai Super Kings): 6.00
  3. D’Arcy Short (Rajasthan Royals): 6.33
  4. Rashid Khan (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 6.73
  5. Sandeep Lamichhane (Delhi Daredevils): 6.83

 

FASTEST BALL BOWLED:

  1. Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals): 152.39
  2. Billy Stanlake (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 151.38
  3. Jofra Archer (Rajasthan Royals): 150.82
  4. Mohammad Siraj (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 149.94
  5. Shivam Mavi (Kolkata Knight Riders): 149.86

 

MOST CATCHES:

  1. Shikhar Dhawan (Sunrisers Hyderabad): 12
  2. Ravindra Jadeja (Chennai Super Kings): 11
  3. Krishnappa Gowtham (Rajasthan Royals): 10
  4. Karun Nair (Kings XI Punjab): 9
  5. Krunal Pandya (Mumbai Indians): 9

 

 

 

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