Interesting IPL Facts
The first-ever IPL match was played on April 18, 2008, between KKR and RCB at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Kolkata Knight Riders won the match by 140 runs.
The most expensive player in the history of IPL is Sam Curran, who was bought by Punjab Kings for INR 18.50 crores in the 2023 auction.
Most expensive player
The highest individual score in IPL history is 175* by Chris Gayle, which he scored for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
The fastest century in IPL history was scored by Chris Gayle, who reached his hundred in just 30 balls while playing for RCB against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
The most successful team in IPL history is Mumbai Indians, who have won the tournament a record 5 times (in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020).
Most Successful Team
The lowest total in IPL history is 49 runs by Royal Challengers Bangalore against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017.
The highest team total in IPL history is 263/5 by Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors India in 2013.
The most runs scored by a batsman in a single IPL season is 973 by Virat Kohli in 2016, while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Most Runs Scored
The most wickets taken by a bowler in a single IPL season is 32 by Harshal Patel in 2021, while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Ravichandran Ashwin has bowled the most dot balls in IPL history, with his record being 1465. Before the Indian Premier League 2023 started
Most Dot Balls