IPL 2023 The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most popular and competitive cricket tournaments in the world. Every year, it showcases some of the best talent and action from across the globe.
The IPL also witnesses some of the most remarkable records being made and broken by the players and teams.
As we gear up for the 16th edition of the IPL in 2023.
Let us take a look at some of the records that are likely to be broken in this season.
Most runs in an IPL season
The current record for the most runs scored by a batsman in a single IPL season is held by Virat Kohli, who amassed 973 runs in 16 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2016.
However, this record could be challenged by some of the prolific run-scorers in the league. Like David Warner, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan or Rohit Sharma.
With more matches being played due to the expansion of teams from eight to ten. There is a higher chance of someone crossing the 1000-run mark in an IPL season.
Most wickets in an IPL season
The current record for the most wickets taken by a bowler in a single IPL season is held by Dwayne Bravo, who claimed 32 wickets in 18 matches for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2013.
However, this record could be broken by some of the lethal bowlers in the league, such as Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada or Yuzvendra Chahal.
With more matches being played due to the expansion of teams from eight to ten, there is a higher chance of someone taking more than 32 wickets in an IPL season.
Most sixes in an IPL match
The current record for the most sixes hit by a batsman in a single IPL match is held by Chris Gayle, who smashed 17 sixes for RCB against Pune Warriors India (PWI) in 2013.
However, this record could be broken by some of the explosive hitters in the league, such as AB de Villiers, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell or Hardik Pandya.
With smaller boundaries and flatter pitches being used for some of the venues, there is a higher chance of someone hitting more than 17 sixes in an IPL match.
Highest team total in an IPL match
The current record for the highest team total scored by a team in a single IPL match is held by RCB, who posted 263/5 against PWI in 2013. However
This record could be broken by some of the strong batting line-ups in the league, such as Mumbai Indians (MI), Delhi Capitals (DC), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) or Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
With more firepower and depth being added to their squads due to auctions and trades before each season, there is a higher chance of someone scoring more than 263 runs in an IPL match.
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