0 The number of batters before Rohit Sharma to aggregate over 1000 runs against one opponent in IPL cricket. In Mumbai Indians’ match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on September 23, 2021, Rohit crossed a personal landmark of 1000 runs against KKR during his knock of 33. He had initially appeared in six IPL games for Deccan Chargers from 2008 to 2010 and then from 2011 for Mumbai Indians in 23 matches — against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Rohit Sharma’s IPL batting record against KKR
Most IPL runs against a single opponent
5 The number of batters in T20 cricket to aggregate 10000 runs. RCB’s Virat Kohli, in the match against MI, in Dubai, on September 26, 2021, became the latest to reach this exclusive landmark. For the record, West Indian Chris Gayle was the first to reach this landmark on April 18, 2017, while playing for RCB in Rajkot against Gujarat Lions, and in doing so, he then took only 285 innings, the quickest by any of the five batsmen listed below. Kohli’s 10K mark came in his 299th innings, which is now the second quickest!
20 The number of hat-tricks claimed by 17 bowlers in IPL cricket. RCB’s pacer Harshal Patel, against MI in Dubai, on September 26, 2021, became the latest entrant to this exclusive list. He thus became the third RCB bowler after Praveen Kumar (in 2010) and Samuel Badree (in 2017) to achieve this. He also became the third bowler after Rohit Sharma (in 2009) and Badree (in 2017) to achieve a hat-trick against MI. Incidentally, he became the third bowler (for the fourth time) in IPL history to claim a hat-trick outside India.
IPL hat-tricks outside India
111 Mumbai India’s total in 18.1 overs against RCB in Dubai on September 26, 2021 is now the lowest in IPL history after a fifty-plus opening stand.
Lowest team totals in IPL after a fifty-plus opening stand
Note: MI is the only side in the above list to win a game against Pune Warriors in 2012
21 The number of balls taken by RR's 19-year-old Yashashvi Jaiswal to register his maiden fifty score in IPL cricket in the match against CSK in Abu Dhabi on October 2, 2021. This is now the second quickest 50-plus score by a teenager in the competition.
Fastest fifty-plus knocks by teenage batsmen in IPL cricket
3 The number of bowlers conceding fifty or more runs without claiming any wicket in the same IPL match. This happened for the first time in the IPL history when this many bowlers were involved in conceding 50-plus runs and going wicket-less in the match between RR and CSK in Abu Dhabi on October 2, 2021. This is also the third time in the IPL that two bowlers did so in the same innings of a match. Sam Curran’s and Josh Hazlewood’s case in Abu Dhabi is unique since they were the two opening bowlers for the side!
Two or more bowlers conceding 50 or more runs without taking any wicket in same match
90/9 The total by Rajasthan Royals against Mumbai Indians in Sharjah on Oct 5, 2021, in its 20 overs is now the second lowest by any side while playing its full quota of overs.
Lowest totals in IPL by sides playing their full quota of 20 overs
Note:All the above sides lost the match
8.2 The number of overs required for Mumbai Indians to score an easy victory over Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah on October 5, 2021. This is now the fifth quickest victory in fewest overs and also in terms of balls remaining in IPL cricket history by a side batting second.
Quickest wins in IPL by sides batting second (in fewest overs)
All records are updated and correct as of October 5, 2021
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