With just 12 days to go for IPL 2022, the excitement among the fans is increasing with every passing second. With Ind vs SL 2nd Test getting concluded on Monday, Indian fans are now eagerly waiting for IPL 2022 to start as soon as possible. Here in this article, we will take a look at some of the interesting IPL facts related to the number 12.
12 – Ravi Bishnoi picked 12 wickets in IPL 2021.
Ravi Bishnoi performed brilliantly for PBKS in the limited opportunities that he got but his full potential wasn’t utilized by the Punjab franchise in the previous season. Bishnoi was bought by Lucknow franchise for a price of 4 crores ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction and he is expected to be key performer for the side under KL Rahul’s captaincy.
12 – Shubman Gill smashed 12 sixes in IPL 2021.
Shubman Gill has been consistent performer for KKR side over the years but unfortunately Kolkata hasn’t been able to buy back him for IPL 2022 season. Gill was bought by Gujarat Titans franchise for a huge price of 8 crores ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction.
12 – Faf du Plessis took 12 catches in IPL 2021.
Faf du Plessis is a great fielder and the South African player played a key role for his former franchise Chennai Super Kings in their title-winning season in IPL 2021. He will now have a huge role to play for his side as a skipper and all hopes will be on him to win the first trophy for Bangalore franchise.
12 – Delhi Capitals franchise have used 12 Captains in IPL so far.
Delhi Capitals, starting from their star player Virender Sehwag, have till now used 12 players to captain the franchise in IPL. Rishabh Pant is the latest addition to that list and he has done decent job as skipper in last season but Delhi’s wait for an IPL trophy also continues.