Friday, May 9, 2008

IPL 2008 is becmoing Very Exciting

Indian Premier League is spreading its thrill and climax day by day. It has taken place in the centre point in the heart of cricket beloved fans. Half matches have been played in the inaugural DLF Indian Premier League tournament. Now, more 29 matches still left.

However, I have got some exciting and interesting news about IPL players. I am describing it in below with details.

The first 28 matches of the inaugural IPL T20 matches have witnessed 300 sixes. When Chennai Super Kings player Manpreet Gony hit a six against Shoaib Malik in the last over it not just close them to victory but was also the 300th six of the IPL. Fans of IPL have also witnessed 854 fours.

After Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings has become the third team claiming five wins in the IPL.

Zaheer Khan and Irfan Pathan are the leading wicket taker after claiming 12 wickets each.

Delhi Daredevils player Gautam Gambhir and Shikhar Dhawan made the highest third-wicket partnership of 121 against Chennai Super Kings. The previous record was 104 registered by Matthew Hayden and Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings.

Delhi Daredevils player Gautam Gambhir scored the highest score of 305 at an average of 50.83. Second position has been filled by Delhi players Sehwag (270 at an average of 45.00) and Dhawan (206 at an average of 51.50).

MS Dhoni became the fourth player to receive two man-of-the-match awards in the IPL. Other players are Shane Watson, Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist.

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