Parthiv Patel reaches 2000 IPL runs, Mustafizur Rahman delivers his most expensive over in T20s

first_imgMumbai Indians opener Parthiv Patel is in the middle of a terrific run in the Indian Premier League this season. Parthiv on Wednesday smashed 39 off 24 balls to help Mumbai defeat the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets at the Wankhede stadium. (Scorecard)Parthiv in the process completed 2000 runs in the tournament in his 106th match in the IPL. Overall, Parthiv is 25th in the list of highest run-getters in the competition with 2015 runs at 21.43 with eight half-centuries and a strike rate of 114.94.Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina sits at the top of this list with 4171 runs from 149 matches at 33.93 followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli, who has 4110 runs in 139 games.The 10th match this season saw the hosts restrict Sunrisers to 158/8 after opting to bowl first at the Wankhede. Captain David Warner top-scored with 49 while Shikhar Dhawan made 48. Man of the Match Jasprit Bumrah starred for MI with three wickets while former captain Harbhajan Singh picked up two wickets. In reply, Parthiv’s quickfire knock along with Nitish Rana’s 45 and Krunal Pandya’s 20-ball 37 helped the hosts reach the target with eight balls to spare. (MI vs SRH, IPL 2017: Match Highlights)The match also saw Sunrisers star Mustafizur Rahman bowl his most expensive over in T20 cricket. Rahman, who was playing his first match this season after joining the SRH outfit post their opening match, conceded 19 runs in his first over against MI.Parthiv smashed the left-arm pacer for three boundaries after Rana greeted him with a six over deep fine leg. It was also the over which saw Parthiv go past the 2000-run mark in IPL cricket.advertisementSunrisers bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who picked up three wickets in the match, is now the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 7 wickets. He took the purple cap from his teammate Rashid Khan, who has 6 wickets in three matches.OTHER STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS:16 – Number of times Harbhajan Singh has bowled the first over of innings in an IPL match. Among the spinners only Yusuf Pathan has bowled more overs (19).46.66 – Shikhar Dhawan’s strike-rate in Powerplay (7 runs off 15 balls) – worst by any Sunrisers batsman in an innings of 10 balls or more. Hanuma Vihari had a strike-rate of 50.00 (7 off 14) against Rajasthan Royals in 2013.50.00 – Percent of innings played by Deepak Hooda in IPL in which he has failed to move in to double digits – 13 out of 26.8.07 – Sunrisers Hyderabad’s run-rate after first 13 overs- scoring 105 for the loss of one wicket. In next seven overs they could score only at a rate of 7.57, making 53 runs while losing seven wickets!5 – Out of Rashid Khan’s six wickets in IPL 2017 have been either bowled or lbw.233 – Runs scored by Nitish Rana in six innings for Mumbai Indians. Only one player has scored more runs in first six innings for Mumbai Indians — Lendl Simmons (315).19 – Runs conceded by Mustafizur Rahman in his first over — his most expensive in IPL. Before this, he had never conceded 15 or more in one over in IPL.5 – Number of matches after which Sunrisers Hyderabad lost an IPL match.6 – Number of consecutive matches which have been won by sides batting second at Wankhede.59.01 – Rohit Sharma’s win-percentage as captain in IPL (36 wins in 61 matches). Among the players who have captained in 10 or more matches in IPL, only Steven Smith has the higher win-percentage (63.63).last_img read more