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Some Interesting Facts about IPL

1 The number of bowlers, among those who've bowled at least 20 overs, with an economy rate of less than six. Anil Kumble is the only one.

1 The number of sixes Sachin Tendulkar has struck in IPL 3. Despite that, he has scored 314 runs at a strike rate of 140.

2 The number of batsmen who've scored more than 1000 runs in all IPL matches. Raina leads with 1093, while Gilchrist has 1081.

5 The most ducks by a batsman in all IPL matches. Piyush Chawla and Shane Warne share this record.

13 The number of sixes given by Rajasthan Royals in the first six overs in IPL 2010 (in all matches so far), the highest in this tournament so far.

15 The number of sixes hit by Deccan Chargers in the first six overs in IPL 2010 (in all matches so far), the highest by any team.

26 Number of fours conceded by Albie Morkel, the most by any bowler in IPL 2010.

47 The number of fours Sachin Tendulkar has struck in IPL 3. It is the most by a batsman in the tournament thus far.

61 The number of sixes for Gilchrist in all IPL games. Yusuf Pathan and Suresh Raina are the only others with more than 50.

79 The number of extras conceded by Mumbai Indians, the most by a team this IPL.

99 The number of dot balls bowled by Muttiah Muralitharan in IPL 3, the most by a bowler yet.

155 The highest partnership for any wicket in all IPL games. Adam Gilchrist and VVS Laxman scored these for the first wicket for Deccan Chargers.  


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