Indian Premier League 2019 is scheduled to be played from 23rd March till 12th May across eight venues in India. The 12th edition of the competition will see eight franchises fight it out for the coveted trophy. Reigning Champions Chennai Super Kings will be looking to successfully defend their crown this season.
Kings XI Punjab turned out to be franchise that spent a lot of money to make wholesale changes to their squad. Revamped Delhi Capitals will want to end their poor form and make a serious dash at the crown this season.
Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians have settled squads that well know how to win big trophies.
Mysterious leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy became the most expensive to be sold in the IPL Auction event held in Jaipur. Colin Ingram, Jaydev Unadkat, Shimron Hetymer also were bought by their respective franchises for a handsome price tag.
Here are some of the important statistics related to Indian Premier League 2019
2014 was the last time Kolkata Knight Riders lifted the Indian Premier League title. Last season, they lost the knockout game to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
0 centuries for Delhi Capital’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan in the Indian Premier League. He currently has scored 4058 runs in 143 matches at an average of 33.26 with thirty-two half- centuries to his name.
7 wickets needed by Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravendra Jadeja to complete 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League. Shakib currently has taken 93 wickets at an average of 30.20.
15 runs required by Chennai Super Kings middle-order batsman Suresh Raina to complete 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League. He currently has scored 4985 runs in 176 matches at an average of 34.37 with thirty-five half-centuries to his name.
14 wickets needed by Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo to complete 150 wickets in the Indian Premier League. He currently has taken 136 wickets in 122 games at an average of 24.17.
52 runs needed by Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain Virat Kohli to complete 5000 runs in the competition. Kohli has scored 4948 runs in 163 matches at an average of 38.35 with four centuries to his name.