IPL Stats and Records : First in IPL

IPL Stats and Records : First of everything in IPL

This edition of Pepsi IPL is the 6th edition of IPL after successful and entertaining 5 IPLs. How is your memory about the first IPL and all the events that took place first in IPL history

Who faced the first ball? Who took the first hat trick? Who bowled the first Maiden? Who faced the first free hit? Who bagged the first Golden Duck?

How many can you answer?

(Note: Those which were achieved in the very first match are not mentioned with match numbers, others have the match number. And those which were not achieved in the first edition are mentioned with the year)

Here is the everything of that occurred first in IPL History !!!

First Match – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
First Venue – Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
First Toss won – Royal Challengers Bangalore

IPL Stats and Records : Batting

 

IPL Stats and records
Brendon McCullum, the first centurion of IPL

First Run – Sourav Ganguly off the 1st ball in IPL, a Leg Bye

First Run by a Batsman – 4 by Brendon McCullum in the 8th delivery of the math (Before the first legal run, 3 extras were scored, 2 Leg Byes and 1 Wide)

First Four – Brendon McCullum, 8th ball by Zaheer Khan

First Six – Brendon McCullum, 10th ball by Zaheer Khan

First Batsman Dismissed – Sourav Ganguly, 32nd ball by Zaheer Khan, caught by Jacques Kallis

First Duck – Balachandra Akhil, 50th ball by Ajit Agarkar, caught by Ricky Ponting

First Golden Duck – Chaminda Vaas, MATCH No. 4, DC vs KKR, Ball by Ajit Agarkar, caught by Sourav Ganguly

First Batsman to be dismissed caught – Sourav Ganguly, caught by Jacques Kallis

First Batsman to be dismissed Bowled – Rahul Dravid, bowled by Ishant Sharma

First Batsman to be dismissed Run Out – Ashley Noffke, run out by Ajit Agarkar/Wriddhiman Saha

First Batsman to be dismissed LBW – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, LBW by James Hopes, MATCH No. 2, CSK vs KXIP

First Batsman to be dismissed Stumped – Robin Uthappa, Stumped by Mark Boucher, MATCH No. 5, MI vs RCB

First 50 – Brendon McCullum
First 100 – Brendon McCullum
First 150 – Brendon McCullum

IPL Stats and Records : Bowling

 

IPL stats and records
Zaheer Khan, the first wicket taker of IPL

First Delivery – Praveen Kumar to Sourav Ganguly

First Wicket – Zaheer Khan, dismissed Sourav Ganguly

First Maiden – Glenn McGrath, MATCH No. 3, DD vs RR

First 3 wicket haul – Ajit Agarkar (3/25)

First 4 wicket haul – Glenn McGrath (4/29), MATCH No. 17, DD vs RCB

First 5 wicket haul – Sohail Tanvir MATCH No. 24, RR vs CSK

First 6 wicket haul – Sohail Tanvir MATCH No. 24. RR vs CSK

First Hat Trick – Lakshmipathy Balaji. MATCH 31, CSK vs KXIP, Dismissed Irfan Pathan, Piyush Chawla and VRV Singh

First bowler to concede 40 or more runs in a match – Ashley Noffke (40/1)

First bowler to concede 50 or more runs in a match – James Hopes (53/1), MATCH No. 2, KXIP vs CSK

First bowler to concede 60 or more runs in a match – Varun Aaron (63/2), Second Qualifier, DD vs CSK, 2012 (He is the only bowler to concede 60 or more runs in a match)

 

Extras :

 

First Extra – Leg Bye by Praveen Kumar to Sourav Ganguly in first ball of the IPL

First Wide – Praveen Kumar to Brendon McCullum

First No Ball – Brett Lee to Matthew Hayden, in MATCH No.2

First Byes – Jacques Kallis to Ricky Ponting

 

IPL Stats and Records : Partnerships

 

First 50 runs Partnership – Sourav Ganguly and Brendon McCullum added 61 runs for the 1st wicket

First 100 runs Partnership – Gautam Gambhir and Shikhar Dhawan, MATCH No.3, DD vs RR, added 112* runs for the 2nd wicket

First 150 runs Partnership – Adam Gilchrist and VVS Laxman, MATCH N0.14, DC vs MI, added 155* runs for the 1st wicket

First 200 runs Partnership – Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh, MATCH No.63, KXIP vs RCB, 2011, added 206 runs for the 2nd wicket

 

Teams :

 

First team to score 200 runs in a match – KKR vs RCB, KKR scored 222/3

First team to be dismissed in less than 100 in a match – RCB vs KKR, RCB dismissed for 82 (15.1)

First team to score over 200 runs while chasing – KXIP vs CSK, MATCH No.2 CSK 240/5, KXIP 204/7

First team to chase a target of 150 or more – RR vs MI, MATCH No. 5, MI 165/6, RCB 166/5 (19.4)

First team to chase a target of 200 or more – RR vs DC, MATCH No. 9, DC 214/5, RR 217/7 (19.5)

 

Matches :

 

First match to be tied – KKR vs RR, Cape Town, MATCH NO. 10, 2009, RR 150/6, KKR 150/8. RR won by Super Over.

First match won by 1 run – KXIP vs MI, MATCH No. 45, KXIP set a target of 190 and MI Needed 19 from the last over and 2 runs of the last ball.

First match won by 2 wicket – RCB vs CSK, Durban, MATCH No. 44, 2009 (No team won a match by 1 wicket yet)
CSK 129(19.4), RCB 132/8 (19.4).

First match won by 10 wickets – DC vs MI, MATCH No. 14, MI 154/7, DC 155/0(12)

First match won by a team at the last ball while chasing – CSK VS DD, MATCH No. 28, CSK chased down 188 with 15 needing of the last over and 1 run needed off of the last ball

IPL Stats and Records in Fielding :

 

First Catch – Jacques Kallis to dismiss Sourav Ganguly, KKR vs RCB

First Run Out – Ajith Agarkar/Wriddhiman Saha to dismiss Ashley Noffke, KKR vs RCB

First fielder to take 4 catches in a match – Sachin Tendulkar, MATCH No. 38, MI vs KKR

 

IPL Stats and Records : The Awards

 

First Man of the Match – Brendon McCullum

First Player of the Tournament – Shane Watson

First Orange Cap – Shaun Marsh

First Purple Cap – Sohail Tanvir

First Rising Start of the Tournament – Shreevats Goswami (RCB)

First Fair Play Award – Chennai Super Kings

* All IPL stats and records are maintained by our master statistician Bharath Seervi