Fastest Fifty in IPL 2017-Sunil Narine

Kolkata Knight Riders opener Sunil Narine joined his teammate Yusuf Pathan by scoring the fastest Indian Premier League half-century record on Sunday. Narine reached his 50 in 15 deliveries against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Continue reading “Fastest Fifty in IPL 2017-Sunil Narine”

Highest Score in Powerplay in IPL 2017-Kolkata Knight Riders

Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine propelled Kolkata Knight Riders to the highest ever powerplay score in Indian Premier League history against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 7th May 2017. The Opening duo added 105 runs from the first 6 overs and thus enabled their team to overtake the previous record of 100 runs which was done by Chennai Super Kings in the 2014 edition. Continue reading “Highest Score in Powerplay in IPL 2017-Kolkata Knight Riders”

First Batsman to score 10,000 Runs in T-20- Chris Gayle

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle become the first batsman to reach the landmark of 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. The big-hitting West Indian achieved this feat during the ongoing innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Game 20 of IPL 2017 against Gujarat Lions on Tuesday. He scored a magnificent 77 runs of 38 runs which helped Royal Challengers beat Gujarat Lions by 22 runs. Here are the list of batsman to most runs in T-20 cricket. Continue reading “First Batsman to score 10,000 Runs in T-20- Chris Gayle”

First Debutant to take a Hat trick in the IPL Andrew Tye-2017

AJ.Tye of Gujarat Lions became the first debutant to claim a hat trick against Rising Pune Supergiant on 14th April 2017.He claimed the wickets of Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Manoj Tiwary, Ankit Sharma & Shardul Thakur. He would have finished with 6 wickets, had Jadeja not dropped the catch off Rahul Desraj Chahar. In the end he finished with figures of 5-17. Continue reading “First Debutant to take a Hat trick in the IPL Andrew Tye-2017”

Second Youngest Player to Score a century in IPL-Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson became the second youngest player to score a century in IPL. He scored 102 runs of 63 balls against Rising Pune Supergiant. Manish Pandey was the first to achieve this feat, he achieved this at the age of 19 in the year 2009. Continue reading “Second Youngest Player to Score a century in IPL-Sanju Samson”

Kieron Pollard Sanjay Manjrekar Tweet Controversy

Sanjay Manjrekar’s comments about Pollard (During Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders on 9th April 2017).

When I look at Pollard, I look at him as more a six-seven-overs-left-in-the-innings batsman. Whether he will be able to bat at No 3 and whether he has the versatility to pick up the singles if the boundaries are not coming, does he have the range as a batsman? I don’t think so. My view is, maybe six or seven overs left in the innings is the perfect time for Pollard to come in. Continue reading “Kieron Pollard Sanjay Manjrekar Tweet Controversy”

Harsh Goenka MS Dhoni Tweet

This controversial tweet about MS Dhoni by industrialist Harsh Goenka (the brother of RPSG owner Sanjiv) has seen the latter come under fire on Twitter. Sanjiv made the decision of replacing Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiant captain in favour of Australian Steve Smith, a move that was criticised by many on social media when it was originally announced before the start of the 10th season of the IPL.

Goenka deleted his tweet, but as with anything on the internet, there’s always a record Continue reading “Harsh Goenka MS Dhoni Tweet”