IPL 2023 Stats
The fever of league cricket has taken over the nation for almost the next two months as the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League is up and running. It is that time of the year when the nation is divided with fans cheering for their favorite franchise, as they hope for their team to do well and lift the coveted title.
Since the inception of the lucrative T20 tournament in 2008, numerous teams and players have etched their names in history books for various different records. Notably, Mumbai Indians are the most decorated side with five titles in their illustrious cabinet followed by Chennai Super Kings with four trophies in the IPL all-time records. While the defending champions Gujarat Titans will be gunning to reclaim their title this season, it remains to be seen if other franchises in the fray deny Hardik Pandya and Co. glory for the second consecutive time.
Speaking about individual records, flamboyant Royal Challengers Bangalore batter Virat Kohli tops the charts in the list of leading run-getters with 6411 runs in 216 matches. CSK’s Dwayne Bravo holds the record for taking the most wickets with 181 scalps under his belt in 158 matches. Interestingly, this season will witness two of the best sides, CSK and MI, clashing in the historic 1000th game of the league on Saturday, May 6 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The two teams have always produced exhilarating cricket whenever they have locked horns and going by the IPL Head to Head Records, Mumbai have won the duel 20 times against CSK’s 14 in 34 matches. All in all, fans are in for a treat and will cherish the next 54 days with action-packed clashes.