2. Yusuf Pathan - 100 in 37 balls Once Mumbai Indians made 212/6, it was clear that Rajasthan Royals needed a big effort to overhaul it back in 2010. But at 66 for 4 in 9.2 overs, Royals stared at the wrong end of the barrel. However, Yusuf kicked up a storm at the Brabourne stadium making hundred in 37 balls, then the fastest IPL hundred. However, that was not enough for Royals to win the match as MI sneaked home by 4 runs. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: The fastest IPL hundreds, know the enforcers
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"I am delighted to be working in the Indian Premier League again. Delhi Capitals is a team that has made some very positive changes in its setup over the last couple of years, and the result is there to see in the side's third place finish in the 2019 season," said Farhart, an Australian of Lebanese heritage. … [Read more...] about Cricket Buzz: Shakib wants rotation to boost bench
On average, Gayle has an impact score of 53 per game. This is the highest for a pure batsman and it highlights the impact he has on his team's totals. Does he have another year left in him? Even if he does not, Gayle leaves a rich legacy behind in the shortest format of the game. … [Read more...] about Where does Chris Gayle rank among the IPL’s MVPs?
FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintA few years ago I analysed the careers of players in two different ways. In the first, I split a career into thirds and looked at how players started, consolidated and finished, focusing on how careers progressed but not so much how they ended. In the second, I also analysed how players finished. But because I took a fixed length of ten Tests as the last stage, it was not very conclusive: ten Tests represent 37% of Sydney Barnes' career, 27% of Clarrie Grimmett's, and 5% of Sachin Tendulkar's. In earlier eras, a player might have taken four years to play ten Tests, but now that could happen in six months - albeit in a Covid-free world. I also used the batting average, with all its shortcomings, in those analyses, which resulted in distortions because the not-out patterns vary drastically across career stages. And finally, the analyses included all players who were active back then. … [Read more...] about Did Kapil Dev really end his career as poorly as people believe he did?
Parthiv Patel, the team's highest run-getter in 2019, may have some competition from Devdutt Padikkal if the team decides to give de Villiers the gloves. Padikkal, 20, is uncapped but has already impressed the team management with his prolific run in the 2019-20 Indian domestic season: he was the highest run-getter in both the T20 and 50-over competitions, which his team Karnataka won. … [Read more...] about Underachievers RCB look to new faces to fix old problems