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#AskCDC - Which batter has hit the most sixes off the first ball?

Last updated on 18 May 2023 | 02:49 PM
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#AskCDC - Which batter has hit the most sixes off the first ball?

Captain with the most consecutive wins in a season, results for Mumbai when Rohit Sharma scores in single-digit and more

Welcome to's seventh weekly edition of #AskCDC.

Which batter has hit a first ball six the most times this IPL season? Also, which batter has done it most times in overall T20s? - @shubh_chintak

In this IPL, Shahrukh Khan (Punjab Kings) leads the list with the most sixes of the first ball. In 12 innings, he has hit a six in his first ball three times. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Nicholas Pooran, and Jitesh Sharma are behind him with two sixes of the first ball. 

Overall, in the IPL, Ravindra Jadeja has hit six first-ball sixes, the most by a batter. In all T20s, Kieron Pollard has hit 16 first-ball sixes, the most by a batsman. 

Batters with the most 30-49 range scores in IPL. - @BhuvantejR

In the IPL, six batters have scored between 30 to 49 runs 40+ times. Virat Kohli has played 48 innings where his scores have been in this range. He has remained not out on 10 of those 48. Rohit Sharma and Robin Uthappa are second on the list with 45 innings. These two have had four not outs. 

Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, and MS Dhoni share the third spot with 41 innings. Among the 41 innings, Dhoni has remained not out in 23 innings. 

Top ten batters with the highest SR against pace and spin (separately) this IPL? - @shaantrahosinha

In this IPL, among batters who have scored 100+ runs against pacers, Ajinkya Rajhane has the best strike rate (236.2). In the category, three batters have a strike rate of 200+, including Rahane. Suryakumar Yadav is second on the list with 223.5, and Liam Livingstone is the third batter with a 200+ strike rate (216.5). 

Among batters with 100+ runs against spinners, Jason Roy is the only batter with a strike rate of 200+. He has scored 102 runs at a strike rate of 231.8. Among Indians, Sanju Samson has the best strike rate against spinners (170.3). 

1) Name the captains and years where there is a consecutive winning streak of matches in IPL. 2) Can you share the list of batsmen who scored 300+ runs or 200+ runs in all 1st ,2nd ,3rd ,4th ,5th ,.....20th overs. 3) Who has more strike rate when they've scored between 21-49 runs in IPL? Minimum balls faced 200  - @264EdenGardens

First question: In the 2014 IPL season, under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir, Kolkata Knight Riders won nine consecutive matches, including the final. This is the longest streak for a captain in an IPL season. Shane Warne, in 2008, had won eight successive games, the second-longest streak. MS Dhoni won seven consecutive games in 2013. 

Second question: Here is a list of the most runs scored by batters in respective overs in the IPL. 

Third question: In the IPL, among batters who have scored 200+ runs in the range between 21-49, Chris Morris has the best strike rate. In seven innings where he has scored between 21-49, he has scored at a strike rate of 225.0. Tim David is next on the list with 214.5 in eight innings. 

How many times have teams won (in IPL history) when they lost three or more wickets in powerplay? - @narain_vasanth

In the IPL, there are 78 occasions where teams have won the match after losing three or more wickets inside the powerplay. Out of those 78 games, 31 times teams batting first have won after losing three or more in powerplay. The remaining 47 games have seen teams chasing a win after losing three or more. 

Among all teams, Delhi Capitals have won 12 games from this situation (after losing three or more wickets), the most by a side. Rajasthan Royals, meanwhile, have lost the most games after picking up three or more wickets in powerplay (10). 

How many times have Mumbai Indians won matches when Rohit Sharma has posted a single-digit score? - @4everMsdian07

In the IPL, Rohit Sharma has 72 dismissals in single digits. Out of those, 16 are ducks. The 72 includes both Mumbai and Deccan Chargers. Overall, 43 times his teams have gone on to lose the game. 

For Mumbai, he has suffered 59 single-digit scores. In those 59 innings, Mumbai have gone on to win 24 and have lost 35. 

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