IPL trivia: Harbhajan Singh has a unique record as a batsman

Updated: Mar 22, 2018, 14:48 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

From highest scores to best averages to most matches - here is all the trivia, facts and numbers on IPL you need to know

Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh. Pic/ AFP

The Indian Premier League 2018 edition is all set to begin on 7 April. IPL has had many records, facts and numbers over the years. We bring you some interesting facts and trivia about Indian Premier League you may not be aware of.

  • When the Indian Premier League began in 2008, Sarfaraz Khan was just 10 years of age.
  • In the first very IPL match, between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Brendon McCullum hit a blistering 158 runs, a record that stood for many years.
  • Gautam Gambhir once held the record for both - the most number of fifties and most number of ducks in IPL.
  • Piyush Chawla has never bowled a no-ball in IPL so far. He has over 360 overs to his name in the tournament.
  • Harbhajan Singh currently has the most number of ducks in IPL - 13.
  • Suresh Raina is the leading run scorer in IPL history with 4540 runs.
  • Chris Gayle's 175* runs is the highest score by a batsman in the history of IPL.
  • David Warner has scored the most fifties in IPL with 39.

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