IPL 2021 is set to kickstart from April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore. It is exactly four days to go for the tournament to start. Cricwizz takes a look at the unique IPL stats related to number 4. (Please note: All stats as of April 4).
4 tied matches happened in the 2020 edition in UAE – the most in any single edition of IPL., two super overs match happened on the same day. The evening match included a double super over.
4 times Kings XI Punjab or Punjab Kings have suffered a defeat by 10 wickets in 13 seasons of IPL – the most by any team.
4 players are tied on most ducks – 13 – in 13 seasons of IPL. It includes Harbhajan Singh, Parthiv Patel, Ajinkya Rahane, and Rohit Sharma.
4 tons each have been scored by the Australian duo of David Warner and Shane Watson in IPL so far.
Suresh Raina is the fourth-most capped player in IPL history despite missing one single season in IPL 2020. He has played 193 matches behind Dinesh Karthik’s 196, Rohit Sharma’s 200, and MS Dhoni’s 204.
4 double-ton partnerships have been scored so far in IPL history. And three of the top four stands are scored by RCB. The top two stands of 229 and 215* are by the RCB pair of Kohli and AB de Villiers. The other is 204* by RCB pair of Chris Gayle and Kohli.
4 times Chris Gayle has scored 10 or more sixes in an IPL inning. He has done it three times as an RCB player, and once as a Punjab Kings player.
4 times Kagiso Rabada has taken four-wicket hauls in IPL innings, but he is yet to take a five-wicket haul – the only player with such a record in IPL.
4 catches in an innings by a non-keeper player has occurred 6 times in IPL. The players are Sachin Tendulkar, David Warner, Jacques Kallis, Rahul Tewatia, David Miller, and Faf du Plessis.
The top four spots in the list of most dismissals in a series by a keeper are occupied by left-handed batsmen. Rishabh Pant tops the list with 24 dismissals, followed by Quinton de Kock with 22 dismissals, Kumar Sangakkara with 19 dismissals, and de Kock again with 19 dismissals.
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