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Most Memorable Moments In IPL History

By Ravi - 2023-04-26 14:41:35
Most Memorable Moments In IPL History

Most Memorable Moments in Cricket History: Today we will talk about the most memorable moments of Indian Premier League history, which have a different meaning in IPL, in which many teams perform well and register their names in history.

1. Chris Gayle 175 not out against Pune Warriors India (2013)


Chris Gayle broke many records in his IPL career. in 2011 . With his good batting, Chris Gayle became the first player to win the Orange Cap in IPL seasons (2011 and 2012).

In 2013, he made another achievement in his name. This time, he scored an unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors India (PWI) and became the highest individual scorer in the tournament's history. He hit 30 fours (13 fours and 17 sixes) in his innings. Bangalore became the first team to go past the score of 250 runs in the league. Bangalore scored 263 runs on the board.

2. Anil Kumble 5/5 vs Rajasthan Royals (2009)

anil kumble

After giving a poor performance in the first season of IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have relied on Anil Kumble. Captaining the Challengers for the first time in the second installment of the league, they won against the Rajasthan Royals (RR).

After winning the toss against Shane Warne, Kumble decided to bat first. RCB batsmen managed to put on 133/8 on the board after Rahul Dravid (66 off 48 balls) and Kevin Pietersen (32 off 30 balls) struck.

Exploiting the bowling advantage, the RCB captain took figures of 5/5 with the ball in 3.1 overs as he helped his colleagues to bundle out RR's batting innings for 58 and win the match by 75 runs

3. Brendon McCullum unbeaten 158 in the first IPL match

Brendon McCullum

In 2008, Brendon McCullum made the first IPL match memorable with his brilliant performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). RCB captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and decided to bowl first at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

Brendon McCullum played an inning of 158 runs in 73 balls. Bowlers like Zaheer Khan, Jacques Kallis and Praveen Kumar lost their line and length against the right-handed batsman, allowing him to reach his century in just 53 balls.

Helped his team cross the 200-run mark. Scoring 158 off just 73 balls, he led the Knight Riders to a 140-run victory in the first league match.

4. Sohail Tanvir 6/14 vs Chennai Super Kings (2008)

Sohail Tanvir

Shane Watson and Yusuf Pathan anchored the Rajasthan Royals batting line-up in an IPL opener while Sohail Tanvir, on the other hand, backed his skipper Shane Warne with the ball to make RR a brutal force for their rivals.

He became the first Purple Cap winner with 22 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 6.46. In a game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Tanvir brought joy to the RR team with his bowling. The left-arm pacer took figures of 6/14 to guide his side to an eight-wicket win.

CSK dominated the first ball of the match. In his first over, the fast bowler dismissed openers Parthiv Patel and Stephen Fleming to strengthen his side. During his four-over spell, he looked strong and troubled the CSK batting line-up.

5. Chennai Super Kings' triumphant return in 2018

csk win

After serving their two-year ban, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) returned to the cash-rich league in 2018. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, loyal fans of CSK were expecting their team to lift the coveted trophy once again.

With well-known names like Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina, the Yellow Army emerged as a destructive force. In the league round, Dhoni and his team finished second behind Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) with nine wins from 14 matches.

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