Records broken in IPL 2021

Records broken in IPL 2021
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Records broken in IPL 2021

A throwback to the 75 records broken in IPL 2021.


Chennai Super Kings

  • Gaikwad is the 1st CSK player to win the Emerging Player award
  • Gaikwad youngest to win Orange cap - Dhoni oldest cap to win IPL trophy
  • This is the first time 2 openers of a team scored 600+ runs or 5 scores of 50+ in a season (Gaikwad-du Plessis)
  • Most 30+ scores by CSK player in a season (du Plessis 11)
  • Jadeja first CSK player to score 50+ and take 3+ wickets in an IPL match (vs RCB)
  • Most runs in the 20th over by a team (CSK vs Harshal)
  • Most runs in the 20th over by a batsman (Jadeja vs Harshal)
  • Jadeja is the 2nd player to score 36 runs in an over (after Gayle)
  • Jadeja 3rd player to hit 5 6s in the same over (After Gayle, Tewatia)
  • Sam Curran 1st overseas bowler to concede 50+ runs for 5 or more times
  • Dhoni became the 1st Captain to lead in 300 T20 matches
  • Dhoni became 1st Captain to lead in 200 IPL matches
  • Dhoni became 1st player to hit 50 Sixes in a particular over in IPL (50 6s in 20th over)
  • Dhoni became 1st WK with 150 dismissals in IPL
  • CSK is the 1st team to win 7 matches on the last ball while chasing
  • Ngidi became the 1st bowler to concede 60 runs for CSK (0/62)
  • Fleming now has the most IPL titles as coach (4)
  • This was the first time CSK lost while defending 200+ in India (vs MI)



Royal Challengers Bangalore

  • Harshal Patel has joint-most wickets in an IPL season with Bravo (32)
  • Harshal Patel is the 1st RCB bowler to Win Purple Cap
  • Harshal Patel is the 1st Indian bowler to Win Most Valuable Player Award
  • Harshal has the most wickets by an Indian in Death overs of a season (19)
  • Harshal Patel is the 1st to take IPL hattrick in UAE (IPL)
  • Harshal Patel is the 1st bowler to take 5-fer against Mumbai Indians
  • Harshal Patel became 1st bowler to pick SIX 3-fers in an IPL season
  • Padikkal is the 3rd uncapped Indian to score IPL century after Manish and Valthaty
  • Chahal is the 4th bowler to concede 150 Sixes in IPL (after Chawla, Mishra, Jadeja)
  • RCB now has most centuries in IPL (14)
  • Kohli-Padikkal made the highest opening partnership for RCB (181 vs RR)
  • Kohli is the first player to reach 6000 runs in IPL
  • This is the first season when RCB defeated MI in both league games



Mumbai Indians

  • Fastest 50 by an MI player (Ishan 16 balls)
  • Ishan Kishan has the fastest IPL 50 in UAE
  • Highest Score for MI in Powerplay (Ishan 63)
  • Rohit became 1st player to score 1000 runs against an Opponent (vs KKR)
  • Rohit Sharma became 1st Indian to Top Score 50 times for a team
  • Rohit surpassed Dhoni and now has the most Sixes by Indian in IPL
  • Rohit became 1st player to bat 200 innings in IPL
  • Most Dot balls bowled by MI bowler in a match (Bumrah 18)
  • MI became the 1st team to chase a target under 10 overs TWICE
  • Highest total for MI in IPL (235/9)
  • Most runs by Bumrah in an IPL match (56/1 vs CSK)
  • First-ever successful IPL chase of 200+ runs (vs CSK)
  • Boult became 1st overseas bowler to open the bowling 50 times in IPL



Punjab Kings

  • Kl Rahul became the fastest Indian to reach 3000 IPL runs (80 innings)
  • KL Rahul now has the most runs & M.O.M Awards for Punjab (surpassing Shaun Marsh)
  • KL Rahul became the 1st Punjab player to hit 100 sixes
  • KL Rahul became the 1st Indian and first captain to score 600+ runs in back-to-back seasons
  • KL Rahul became the 1st batsman to score 1000 IPL runs in UAE
  • KL Rahul scored the highest % of team runs by an Indian in an IPL match (98 vs CSK)- 73.1%
  • Arshdeep Singh conceded the most runs while taking a 5-fer (32)
  • Mayank became only the 3rd player to remain unbeaten on 99* (after Raina, Gayle)



Sunrisers Hyderabad

  • Umran Malik bowled the fastest delivery by an Indian in IPL (153 km/hr)
  • Mohammad Nabi became the 1st fielder to take 5 catches in an IPL inning (vs MI)
  • SRH lost 10 Matches in a season for the first time
  • Bhuvi became 3rd bowler to pick 50 IPL wickets in Powerplay (after Zaheer, Sandeep)
  • SRH now has the most IPL wins while defending 150 or less (surpassed MI/PBKS)



Rajasthan Royals

  • Kartik Tyagi became only the 2nd bowler to defend less than 6 runs in IPL (after Munaf)
  • Buttler registered the highest score for Royals (124)
  • Sanju Samson became the 1st captain to score century on captaincy debut
  • Yashasvi scored the 2nd fastest 50 by an uncapped player in IPL (after Ishan 17 balls)
  • Highest Powerplay score for RR (81/1 v CSK)


Kolkata Knight Riders

  • Morgan is the 1st captain with 4 Ducks in a season
  • Morgan has most dismissals on single-digit scores in a season (11)
  • Narine has the most 4-wicket hauls in IPL (8)
  • Narine is the 1st ever bowler to pick three 4-wickets hauls against an opponent in IPL (vs RCB)
  • Narine is the 1st KKR player to score 25 & pick 4 wickets in an IPL match
  • Fastest chase by KKR in 10.0 overs vs RCB
  • Pat Cummins (65*) became the highest score at No.8 in IPL



Delhi Capitals

  • Dhawan has the most 50+ scores in successful chases (19)
  • Dhawan became the 1st opener to score 5000 runs
  • Dhawan became the 1st batsman to hit 600 fours in IPL
  • Prithvi became 2nd youngest to reach 1000 IPL runs after Rishabh
  • Prithvi became 2nd player to hit 6 fours in an over after Rahane
  • DC became the 1st IPL team to defeat MI-CSK in both league matches

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