The latest news on IPL 2021 is that RR have signed Glenn Phillips as a replacement for Jos Buttler. Glenn Phillips has been a good prospect in T20 cricket and has 4 centuries to his name in that format as well. Rajasthan Royals have lost the majority of their best overseas players like Buttler, Stokes and Archer in the 2nd Phase of IPL 2021.
However, Liam Livingstone, who was in terrific form in The Hundred format, is expected to continue his good form during the 2nd phase of IPL 2021 as well. With 27 more days to go for IPL 2021, let us have a look at some of the facts related to number 27 involving players in IPL.
27 - Jasprit Bumrah has picked 27 wickets in IPL in UAE.
During IPL 2020, Bumrah picked 27 wickets, which is the most for an Indian player in a single IPL season.
Most Wickets by an Indian player in a single IPL season
Jasprit Bumrah - 27 for MI in 2020
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 26 for SRH in 2017
Jaydev Unadkat - 24 for RPS in 2017
Harbhajan Singh - 24 for MI in 2013
27 - The number of boundaries Prithvi Shaw has smashed in IPL in UAE.
Prithvi Shaw, who is well known for his boundary hitting ability, is expected to continue his good form. His striking ability in the powerplay has been one of the important factors for his good performance in the 1st phase of IPL 2021.
27 - Kane Williamson has captained the SRH franchise in IPL in 27 matches.
Kane Williamson took over the captaincy from David Warner in the first phase of the IPL 2021 due to the poor form of the Australian player.
Williamson, as captain led SRH to an IPL final in 2018 and managed to lead to playoffs in IPL 2019.
27 - RCB all-rounder Washington Sundar has 27 wickets to his name in IPL
Washington Sundar was very impressive with the ball during IPL 2020 which happened in UAE. Though he didn't have many wickets in that season, still he impressed all with his economical bowling. He had a bowling economy of 5.96 in IPL 2020 and notably, most of the overs he bowled was in the powerplay.