IPL started by BCCI in India in 2008 has become the biggest T20 league in the world by brand value. A total of 10 teams are participating in IPL 2022, while 5 teams that were previously part of IPL have also become inactive. It has completed 14 seasons till 2021 and during this time countless records have been made by many players and teams. In this article, we will tell you, 5 IPL records that are almost impossible to break.
5 IPL Records That Are Almost Impossible To Break:
Below we are going to tell you about 5 IPL records that are almost impossible to break.
Chris Gayle – 175* vs Pune Warriors India, 2013:
Chris Gayle holds the record for playing the biggest innings in IPL. Gayle played unbeaten innings of 175* off 66 balls against the now-defunct team Pune Warriors India in 2013. During this, he also hit 17 sixes and 13 fours. Let us tell you that this is also the best individual score by any batsman in T20 cricket.
4 Centuries in a Season – Virat Kohli, 2016:
The IPL season of 2016 has been the most memorable one for Virat Kohli, as he made many records this season. Kohli scored 973 runs in 16 matches that season at an average of 81.08 and a strike rate of 152.03, including 4 centuries and 7 half-centuries. Apart from these, no batsman has been able to score 4 centuries in IPL so far, seeing this, it seems that it is almost impossible to break this record.
37 runs in an over – Prashant Parameswaran (2011) and Harshal Patel (2021):
Harshal Patel and Prashant Parameswaran have the embarrassing record of spending 37 runs in an over. In the 50th match of IPL 2011, the now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala bowler Prashant Parameswaran spent 37 runs in an over against Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle, including 36 runs with the bat and an extra run.
After this, in the 19th match of IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Harshal Patel conceded 37 runs in an over against Chennai Super Kings batsman Ravindra Jadeja, with 36 runs with the bat and one extra run.
Best bowling performance of 6/12 in debut match – Alzarri Joseph
Debuting for Mumbai Indians in 2019, close bowler Alzarri Joseph had a best of 6/12 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. This is by far the best bowling performance in the history of IPL. It will be very difficult for any bowler to break this record in the debut match.
229-run partnership – Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, 2016:
In the 44th match of IPL 2016, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers put on a big partnership of 229 runs for the second wicket against the now-defunct team Gujarat Lions. In this partnership, Kohli scored 97 and de Villiers 129*, while 3 runs came as extra. However, in this match, Virat scored 109 and de Villiers scored 129 *.
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