In a recent development, South African Spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has been bought by Rajasthan Royals and English left-arm pace bowler George Garton has joined Royal Challengers Bangalore for the rest of IPL 2021. With every passing day, interesting replacement and exciting signings are coming from different teams. IPL 2021 has been the trending topic among the cricket followers. With just 24 days to go for IPL 2021, let us have a look at some of the facts and stats related to number 24 in IPL.
24 - Prithvi Shaw smashed six boundaries (24 runs) in an over bowled by Shivam Mavi in IPL 2021 during KKR vs DC match at Ahmedabad
Prithvi Shaw became only the 2nd Player after Ajinkya Rahane to smash six boundaries in an over in IPL history during first phase of IPL 2021.
24 - Chris Morris, the most expensive player ever in IPL Auction (bought for 16.25 Crs) has averaged 24 with the bat so far.
Chris Morris has played key role for RR in 3 of their victories in IPL 2021. His performance in these three game:
36*(18) vs DC
4/23 vs KKR - Won MoM for his terrific spell
3/29 vs SRH
24 - Number of Sixes smashed by KKR Captain Eoin Morgan in IPL at UAE venue is 24.
KKR Captain Eoin Morgan has been out of form in IPL 2021 as he scored just 92 runs from 7 innings. But he performed well in the 2020 season and would look to take some positivity before going into the 2nd phase of IPL 2021.
24 - Rishabh Pant as wicket-keeper effected 24 dismissals (18 catches & 6 stumpings) during IPL 2019 which is most for any wicket-keeper in a single IPL season.
Rishabh Pant as captain in IPL 2021 has impressed everyone. He has won 6 out of 8 matches as captain so far. Pant since the Australia Test series in 2020/21 has been in the form of his life. His form with the bat will be key for Delhi Capitals fortune in IPL 2021 in their bid to lift maiden trophy.