New IPL stats and records added to T20 head to head

With just a few weeks until the start of the 2021 IPL tournament, we’ve been hard at work at T20 head to head adding a variety of stats and records to our new site.

Alongside the player head to head stats that were already live post-auction, we have now added a range of venue related stats for the 6 stadiums that will be used during the tournament. These include

Player statistics by venue

The stats on offer for bowlers and batsman at each venue IPL venue include

  • balls bowled / faced
  • runs conceded / scored
  • wickets taken / dismissals
  • bowling average / batting average
  • strike rate
  • economy rate
  • 4s and 6s conceded / scored
  • Dot ball percentage

With all the matches in this year’s IPL taking place at neutral grounds, knowing player stats and records by venue will be imperative for any successful fantasy cricket or betting planning that you are doing. Certain player’s records over the years at some venues where the conditions favour their style of play is exceptional while at other where the pitch or dimensions of the ground are different they can struggle.

IPL venue stats

IPL venue statistics include average first innings score, average winning first innings score, wins batting first v wins chasing, balls per 4 and 6 hit, average powerplay score and death overs score as well as bowling average, economy rate and strike rate for both spin and pace bowling.

These stats are available for all 6 venues being used during the 2021 IPL season

  • Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi
  • Eden Gardens in Kolkata
  • M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
  • MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai
  • Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad
  • Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

Equally, we’ve added several in-depth articles looking at records in the IPL that include

Best fielding in the IPL

Catches win matches so the saying goes! Here we consider some of the best fielding in the IPL and the players with the best records in the field.

Most dot balls in the IPL

It won’t come as any surprise that the list of most dot balls played by a batsman in the IPL is dominated by those players who have had the longest careers, playing at the top of the order and therefore had the most opportunity to play the most dot balls in the IPL but in this article we dive into some of the franchise, team and innings stats for most dot balls faced.

Highest Powerplay score in the IPL

Getting a high score in the powerplay in the IPL is essential for any team’s hopes of winning a match. Here we list the 5 highest runs in the powerplay in the IPL and the batsmen that scored them.

Lowest Powerplay score in the IPL

The lowest powerplay scores in the IPL looks at the story of the 10 teams who suffered the most calamitous starts to their innings in the history of the competition.

The powerplay, as the name suggests, should be about big shots and high scoring but as we’ll see in the examples below that is not always the case as sides hopes for a fast start are dashed by a flurry of wickets and low scores while the field restrictions are in place.

Sixes to win off the last ball of an IPL match

A batsman scoring six to win off the last ball in an IPL match is what T20 cricket is all about! The condensed version of the game is designed to bring about big hitting and fast paced action but equally the most entertaining aspect of T20 cricket is that it regularly brings about close finishes.

Here we consider games in the IPL that have gone right down to the final delivery of the match and that have seen the batsman involved etch themselves forever in the history books and the minds of the supporters lucky enough to be at ground by hitting a six to win off the last ball of the game.

Published by Statman Tom

Cricket Lover and Writer

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