IPL T20 Cricket records:  First century: Brendum McCullum (Kolkata Knight Riders and New Zealand) scored first century in IPL history in first match of IPL 2008 tournament against Bangalore Royal Challengers.  First 1000 runs: Adam Gilchrist (Hyderabad Deccan Chargers and Australia) is the first player to score 1,000 runs in IPL history.  Fastest Century: Yusuf Pathan (Rajasthan Royals) scored fastest century in IPL history against Mumbai Indians. One of the best innings in cricket history.  Fastest half-century: Adam Gilchrist of Deccan Chargers scored half-century in 17 balls.  Highest margin win: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders with 87 balls to spare in IPL 2008. Kolkata defeated Bangalore by 140 runs.  Hat-trick heroes: Praveen Kumar, Amit Mishra, Laxmipathy Balaji, Makhaya Ntini, Yuvraj Singh (2 times) and Rohit Sharma.  Most runs in an innings: Brendon McCullum scored 158 runs in just 73 balls in first match of IPL 2008. Murali Vijay scored 127 runs against Rajasthan in IPL 2010. Andrew Symonds scored 117 runs in just 53 runs.  Most runs in one IPL: Adam Gilchrist followed by Suresh Raina, Mathew hayden and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.  Highest innings total: Chennai Super Kings scored 246/5 against Rajasthan in IPL 2010. Chennai Super kings scored 240/5 runs against Punjab Kings Eleven in IPL 2008. Kolkata Knight Riders scored 222/3 runs against Bangalore in IPL 2008. Lowest innings total: 58 runs scored by Rajasthan Royals against Bangalore Royal Challengers.  Most Wickets in IPL: RP Singh took 41 wickets followed by Irfan Pathan with 37 wickets.  Highest number of wickets in one IPL season: 23 Wickets by R.P. Singh in IPL 2009. Best bowling performance by a bowler in IPL: Sohail Tanvir (Pakistan) - 6 wickets for 14 runs.    Most sixers by a player in an innings: McCullum scored 13 sixers in the first match of IPL 2008. Jayasuriya hit 11 sixers against Chennai Super Kings and Murali Vijay hit 11 sixers against Rajasthan in IPL … [Read more...]