What are some amazing facts about the IPL?


Indian Premier League featuring the shortest form of cricket has driven the cricket fans all around the globe crazy. It is so entertaining through out and fascinates every one.We have to admit to the fact that it has added color to cricket.The kind of response IPL has got is tremendous and every year people eagerly wait for the season to begin and rejoice that fact that they will never get bored at least for that one and a half month period.For people who are interested to know the facts about Indian Premier League, we have composed all the IPL facts into one answer grouped by year covering all the aspects.

Most Played

Mumbai Indians had played most number of matches at Indian Premier League (IPL). Mumbai Indians had played 140 matches at Indian Premier League (IPL), whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore had paled 139 matches and is at 2nd place.

Most Wins

Mumbai Indians also hold the record for most number of wins, Mumbai Indians had won 80 matches, which is the highest number of wins by any team at Indian Premier League (IPL). Chennai Super Kings had won 79 matches and is at 2nd place. But you will be surprised to know that, Chennai Super Kings had participated in only 8 seasons of Indian Premier League (IPL) from (2018-2015), Chennai Super Kings had not participated in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 due to suspension for two year (2016 and 2017). Mumbai Indians had participated in all the seasons.

Most Consecutive Wins

Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2011 and Chennai Supers Kings in 2013 together hold the record of most consecutive wins in an Indian Premier League (IPL)season with 7 wins in a row. But overall most consecutive is of Kolkata Knight Riders of 9 wins in a row form Indian Premier League (IPL)& 2014 – Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015.

Best Winning Percentage (%)

Chennai Super Kings may be at the 2nd place at most wins but with playing fewer matches than Mumbai Indians it manages to be at 1st in winning percentage. Chennai Super Kings had a winning percentage of 60.68 with total 132 played, 79 won and 51 lost. While Chennai Super Kings is followed by Mumbai Indians with a winning percentage of 57.14% (140 played, 80 won and 60 lost)

Most Defeats

Everyone would be guessing it right. Yes, it’s Delhi Daredevils who had lost maximum number of matches. Delhi Daredevils had lost 74 matches will is also more than their total wins of 56.

Most Consecutive Defeats

Kolkata Knight Riders had twice 9 defeats in a row in two Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015, which is the highest number of consecutive defeats in a season. While Delhi Daredevil and Pune Warriors both had consecutive 9 defeats.

The 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to start from 5th April 2017. So look at some facts and records about the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Highest Total

Royal Challengers Bangalore had made 263/5 against Pune Warriors India in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013. and second highest total is also by Royal Challengers Bangalore of 248/3 against Gujarat Lions in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016.

Highest Successful Run Chase

Rajasthan Royals had successfully chased the score and made 217/7, against Deccan Chargers in the opening Indian Premier League Season, IPL 2008.

Lowest Total

Rajasthan Royals was only able to score 58 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009.

Lowest Total Defended

Chennai Super Kings was able to defend its score of 116/9, against Kings XI Punjab, who scored only 98/9 in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009.

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