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IPL 2020: Chris Gayle's 175 to Virat Kohli's 973-Mark- 16 All-time IPL Records You Need to Know About

With only a few days left for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League season to start. her's a brief look at the all-time records of the lucrative T20 tournament, scheduled to begin on September 13. This would be the second time for the IPL in the UAE, after the first few games in 2014 were staged in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah due to the general elections in India.

Image credit: IPL IPL 2020 in UAE

IPL 2020 will take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to November 10. This would be the second time for the IPL in the UAE, after the first few games in 2014 were staged in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah due to the general elections in India.

Image credit: IPL MI on Top of Pile

Mumbai Indians have won the most number of IPL titles (four). Chennai Super Kings are second in the list with three.

Image credit: IPLVirat Kohli - An All Format Champion

Virat Kohli is IPL’s all-time leading run-scorer - 5,412 runs at an impressive average 37.84 in 177 games with five centuries and 36 fifties. He has remained unbeaten 26 times.

Image credit: IPL'Universe Boss' Gayle's Marauding Knock

Chris Gayle has the highest individual score in the IPL - 175* off 66 for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors - in 2013 - at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

Image credit: IPL'King Kohli' Sensational Run in IPL 2016

Kohli, the India and RCB captain, blasted 973 runs including four centuries in 2016 - the most by a batsman in a single IPL edition.

Image credit: IPLKohli & 'Chinna Thala' Raina's Run-fest

Only two batsmen have scored more than 5,000 runs in the IPL - Kohli and Suresh Raina (5,368). It is pertinent to mention that Kohli has been part of a single franchise for the entire duration of the tournament. Raina, who has hit 4,527 runs for CSK across 10 seasons, played for the now-defunct Gujarat Lions in 2016 and 2017 - scoring 841 runs - due to a two-year spot-fixing ban on the three-time champions.

Image credit: IPLDavid Warner 'The Marathon' Man

David Warner (Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad) has the most number of scores over fifty (48).

Image credit: IPL'Slinga Malinga' The T20 Specialist

Lasith Malinga (MI), who has pulled out of the 2020 season in the UAE, citing personal reasons, is the highest wicket-taker in the IPL - 170 scalps in 122 games with six four-fers and a five-wicket haul.

Image credit: IPL'Champion' Bravo The Purple Cap Champ

Dwayne Bravo (CSK) has scalped the most wickets (32) in a single edition of IPL. He achieved the feat in 2013.

Image credit: IPLChris Gayle 'The Ultimate' Sixer King

Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab) has smashed the most number of sixes (326) across the 12 seasons so far. He’s ahead of the No. 2 AB de Villiers by 114 sixes.

Image credit: IPLDelhi Capitals Aim to End Barren Run

Among the eight active IPL franchises, Delhi Capitals remain the only side not to play an IPL final.

Image credit: IPLOutstanding Mishra Lone Bright Spot in DC Camp

Mishra has also claimed the most hat-tricks (3) in the IPL. Fans have witnessed a total of 19 hattricks during the event’s 12 years.

Image credit: IPLAlzarri Joseph's 'Dream Debut'

Alzarri Joseph (MI) made a dream debut last year with 6/12 in 3.4 overs - the best bowling figures in the IPL - against SRH. The previous best was Sohail Tanvir's 6/14 in the inaugural edition in 2008.

Image credit: IPLGayle Topping The Batting Charts

Gayle is the only batsman to smack six centuries in the IPL. He’s followed by Kohli, who has gone past the three-figure mark five times.

Image credit: IPLRaina 'Catching 'em All'

CSK's favourite son - Raina has grabbed the most catches (102 in 192 innings). He is an outstanding fielder and an explosive batsman.

Image credit: IPLAmit Mishra ' India's Best Bowler' in IPL

In total, 14 bowlers have so far taken 100-plus wickets in IPL, of which 11 are Indian. Amit Mishra (Deccan Chargers, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad) holds the record for most wickets by an Indian bowler - 157.

Image credit: IPLFaulkner Top Run For Royals

James Faulkner (Rajasthan Royals, Gujarat Lions, Pune Warriors, Kings XI Punjab) has the most five-wickets-in-an-innings (2) in the tournament.

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