20 days to go for IPL 2021: Interesting facts related to number 20 in the league

Rashid Khan was very impressive with the ball in IPL 2020, picking 20 wickets and helping SRH to enter the playoffs.

Sudharshan SridharanAuthor

Updated - 30 August 2021 07:45 PM

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With just few weeks remaining for the resumption of IPL 2021, the T20 festival is set to take over the fans as IPL and T20 WC will take center stage in the 2 months period. The latest news is that RCB team have departed to UAE and will start their practice after a 6 day quarantine in Dubai for this grand festive league. Let us have a look at some of the facts related to number 20 in the league.

20 - Rashid Khan has picked 20 IPL wickets in UAE.

Rashid Khan's all IPL wickets in UAE have come in the 2020 season alone. Rashid Khan was very impressive with the ball in last IPL season and played a key role for SRH to enter playoffs. SRH have had a very poor run in IPL 2021 and it will be interesting to see whether the Afghan spinner can help his team to get into a decent position during this season.

20 - Chris Gayle smashed 5 boundaries off the over bowled by Kyle Jamieson against RCB in IPL 2021.

This incident happened in the 1st innings of the match during 6th over. When RCB was struggling at 29/1 with KL Rahul batting at 18*(21), Gayle entered the scene and smashed Jamieson for 4,4,4,4,0 & 4 thus helped to lift the run-rate of his team. His knock off 46(24) had a huge impact in that game as PBKS ended up winning the match by 34 runs.

20 - Deepak Chahar bowled 20 dot balls in an innings during IPL 2019.

Deepak Chahar bowled 20 dot balls in a match against KKR in IPL 2019 and that remains to be the most for any bowler in the IPL history. Deepak Chahar was in fabulous form for CSK in the initial phase of IPL 2021 and he is expected to carry through his form in the 2nd phase of IPL 2021 as well.

20 - Faf du Plessis has 20 fifty-plus scores in his overall IPL career so far.

Faf du Plessis has been a consistent performer for CSK over the years. The South African batsman has always been an exemplary performer on field and other than his batting skills, he is also known for his acrobatic fielding skills which has helped the team's cause in many important situations.


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