IPL 2022, Records: Rahul-de Kock 210* stand for LSG against KKR first 200+ stand in IPL History
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 got over on May 29 and Gujarat Titans (GT) emerged as winners in the final, courtesy a handsome win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the world’s largest cricket stadium, Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Several records were broken during the course of the 74 games played this season.
Let's take a look at batting records made in TATA IPL 2022
1 – More than 1,000 sixes were hit in IPL 2022. It is the first time in an IPL season that this has happened. IPL 2022 saw 1062 maximums. The previous highest was 872 sixes in IPL 2018.
3 – Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) batter Quinton de Kock’s unbeaten knock of 140 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is the third-highest knock in IPL history after Chris Gayle’s 175 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against Pune Warriors India (PWI) in IPL 2013 and Brendon McCullum’s 158 not out for KKR against RCB in IPL 2008.
1 - Quinton de Kock’s unbeaten knock of 140 runs is the highest individual knock scored by a Protea batter in IPL history. He surpassed AB de Villiers’ unbeaten knock of 133 runs for RCB against Mumbai Indians.
1 - Lucknow Super Giants openers, KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock, racked up the highest opening partnership of 210 runs against KKR this season by leapfrogging the previous record of 185 runs set by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) openers, Jonny Bairstow and David Warner, against RCB in IPL 2019.
1 - This opening stand between KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock is the first-ever 200-plus opening partnership in the league.
1 - Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul became the first pair to bat all 20 overs of an IPL innings, in LSG’s league encounter with KKR.
4 - It is also just the fourth instance of an opening pair batting out the full 20 overs of a T20 innings after Gibraltar openers, Balaji Pai and Louis Bruce, against Bulgaria in 2020, Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt for Lahore Whites against Islamabad in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 and Khulna Royal Bengals openers, Lou Vincent and Shahriar Nafees, against Duronto Rajshahi in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2013.
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1 - The stand of 210 runs between Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul is the highest for any wicket against KKR, surpassing the unbeaten 167-run stand between Rohit Sharma and Herschelle Gibbs for the second wicket for Mumbai Indians (MI) in IPL 2012.
1 - Quinton de Kock smashed 71 runs in the last five overs of the LSG innings against KKR, which is the most by a batter in the IPL in this phase. He outstripped 68 runs scored by KKR’s Andre Russell against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL 2018.
10 - This is the 10th time a player has scored a century against KKR, which is the most conceded by any team in IPL history. They beat Mumbai Indians (9) to get their name on this unwanted record.
10 - Quinton de Kock clubbed 10 sixes in his unbeaten knock of 140 runs against KKR which is the highest for any player in a knock this season.
1 - KKR finisher Pat Cummins smashed the joint-fastest fifty against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022. He equalized the record of Punjab Kings (PBKS) opener KL Rahul who scored fifty in just 14 balls against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2018.
35 - In the same game against Mumbai Indians, Pat Cummins scored 35 runs in an over bowled by Daniel Sams, which is the second-highest runs scored in an over in IPL history.
The highest number of runs scored in an over in IPL is 37 which happened twice, Royal Challengers Bangalore against Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) in IPL 2011 and Chennai Super Kings against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021.
700 - Punjab opener Shikhar Dhawan got past 700 IPL fours in this season of IPL. RCB batter Virat Kohli is second to Shikhar Dhawan (701 fours) with 578 fours in IPL.
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4 - Jos Buttler has five IPL centuries to his name; only one player has more centuries in IPL than Buttler - Chris Gayle (6).
1 – SRH opener Abhishek Sharma scored the highest runs (426) among uncapped players in this season of IPL. The second-highest is SRH batter Rahul Tripathi who scored 413 runs in this edition of IPL.
1 - Rohit Sharma became the first player to open the batting throughout an IPL season without any fifty-plus scores.
3 - CSK all-rounder Moeen Ali cracked six boundaries in an over bowled by Rajasthan Royals (RR) pacer Trent Boult. He became only the third player to smash six boundaries in an over and end up in a losing cause in IPL, after Suresh Raina for CSK against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP, now PBKS) in IPL 2014 and Jos Buttler against KKR in IPL 2018.
1 - RCB batter Virat Kohli became the first player to score 7000 runs for a single team (RCB) in T20 cricket while playing against Gujarat Titans. The next closest is Suresh Raina with 5529 runs for CSK.
5 - KL Rahul became the first player to score 500-plus runs in five consecutive IPL seasons in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
1 - In this season of IPL, sum totals of 200 have been scored 17 times by IPL units, which is most for any season. It surpassed the record of the 2018 edition of IPL, where 200 was scored 15 times by IPL teams.
1 - LSG opener Quinton de Kock smashed his 49th half-century in T20 cricket, which is most for any wicketkeeper batter in T20 cricket. He overtook wicketkeeper batter Kamran Akmal, who has 48 half-centuries to his name in T20 cricket.
1 – KKR’s Andre Russell became the fastest to 2000 IPL runs, in just 1120 balls. The previous fastest was Virender Sehwag, who reached the 2000-run mark in IPL in 1211 balls.
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1 – MI’s Tilak Varma broke the record of most number of runs in a season of IPL for a player under 20 years of age. He scored 397 runs in this edition of IPL. The previous highest was 366 by Rishabh Pant in the 2017 season of IPL.