The facts you may not still believe about IPL . Take a quick look at the following
Yes, it’s true. Before the Gaylestorm took over the IPL, Chris Gayle was unsold in the IPL Auctions for the 2011 edition.
No team has won the IPL thrice. Yet there are 2 players who have achieved this unique feat of being a part of the winning team thrice. Yusuf Pathan won as a part of Rajasthan Royals in 2008 and with KKR in 2012 and 2014. Rohit Sharma won it with the Deccan Chargers in 2009 and led Mumbai Indians to the title in 2013 and 2015.
During the IPL 8 match between RR and RCB, a unique feat happened. This match was indeed remarkable. It featured the oldest Indian player as well as the youngest Indian player of IPL 8, for the first time against each other. Pravin Tambe (43 yrs 198 days old) and Sarfaraz Khan (17 yrs 179 days old) had an age difference of a whopping 26 years! And coincidentally, this match took place on Sachin’s birthday
Sohail Tanvir’s figures of 6/14 remain the best bowling figures by any bowler in the IPL till date.
There have been three 200-run partnerships in the history of the IPL. The highest being 215 runs stand between Kohli and AB de Villiers for the 2nd wicket last season. Against the Mumbai Indians, RCB amassed 235 with AB de Villiers scoring a century and Kohli with a fifty in the end, they won the match by 39 runs.