Thu, 04 Mar 2010 15:55:46 GMT

IPL: Facts and trivia



2009

Most expensive player: Kevin Pietersen ($1.55 million)

Orange cap winner for the highest run getter: Matthew Hayden

Purple cap winner for the highest wicket taker: RP Singh

The man of the match in the opening match : Sachin Tendulkar

The man of the match in the final: Anil Kumble

Batsman with the most number of runs in the final: Herscelle Gibbs(53*)

Batsman with the most number of sixes in the tournament: Adam Gilchrist(29)

Bowler with the best figures: Anil Kumble (3.1-1-5-5)

The Knight Rider who bowled the super over against Rajasthan Royals: Ajantha Mendis

Fielder with the most number of catches: AB de Villiers(15)

Wicketkeeper with the most number of dismissals: Adam Gilchrist (18)

The first Indian to score a century: Manish Pandey

The bowler who conceded the most number of runs in a single innings: Mashrafe Mortaza (4-0-58-0)

Lowest total in an innings: 58 (Rajastan Royals against Royal Challengers Bangalore)

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