As the number of days to go for IPL 2022 comes below a double digit number (9), the thrill and excitement among fans keeps increasing. With IPL almost just being a week away, the buildup to tournament has been pretty good. Here in this article, we will take a look at some of the interesting IPL facts related to the number 9.

9 - Aaron Finch will be associated with 9th IPL franchise after he was bought by KKR as replacement for Alex Hales

Aaron Finch has played for RR, DC, PWI, SRH, MI, GL, PBKS and RCB in the past IPL seasons from 2010. Now he will play for 9th franchise KKR in upcoming IPL edition (2022).

9 - Number of times CSK has played finals in the IPL 

CSK played IPL finals in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2019 & 2021. They ended up winning 4 trophies (in 2010, 2011, 2018 & 2021).

9 - Andre Russell has smashed 9 fifty-plus scores in IPL overall

9 - Number of sixes smashed by Virat Kohli in IPL 2021 is 9

Virat Kohli's form will be crucial for RCB's chance to lift their maiden trophy in IPL 2022. Kohli has had a cult following among Indian fans over the years and it will be interesting to see Kohli to play under Faf du Plessis Captaincy in this IPL season.