With IPL set to start in just 4 days time, buildup to the tournament has been really exciting among fans. CSK vs KKR on Saturday is expected to set fire on stage for the IPL 2022 but, unfortunately, Moeen Ali missing out opening clash will be a setback for CSK. Here in this article, we will take a look at some of the interesting IPL facts related to the number 4.
4 – Mumbai Indians surprisingly have used 4 overseas players to captain their franchise in IPL history.
Although, majority of the matches for Mumbai Indians have been led by Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Rohit Sharma but still Mumbai Indians have used Shaun Pollock (4 matches in 2008), Dwayne Bravo (1 match in 2010), Ricky Ponting (6 matches in 2013) and Kieron Pollard (few matches in 2019-2021).
4 – Ravindra Jadeja has taken most four-wicket haul (4) for CSK in IPL
Ravindra Jadeja has been one of the two bowlers to have taken 100 wickets for CSK alone in IPL. Jadeja’s immense contribution with the ball will also be a crucial factor for CSK in the upcoming IPL season.
4 – Venkatesh Iyer has smashed 4 fifty-plus scores in IPL 2021
Venkatesh Iyer’s performance in 2nd phase of IPL 2021 changed the fortunes of KKR entirely and helped the team to reach finals. Venkatesh Iyer has been retained for a price of 8 crores by KKR ahead of IPL 2022 tournament.
4 – Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Siraj have bowled 4 maiden overs in IPL overall.
The deadly spin duo is expected to play key role for Rajasthan in this IPL season, while Siraj’s performance in last two seasons has made him strong contender to be leading death bowler for Bengaluru franchise in IPL.