Amazing facts about cricket

2. The longest recorded cricket match lasted 14 days.

MS Dhoni Lifestyle

3. MS Dhoni has never scored an ODI century outside of Asia.

MS Dhoni Lifestyle

6. The most Test runs are over 15,000 in total.

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7. White willow is used to make cricket bats.

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Ravi Shastri

8. Ravi Shastri is the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in an over.

Ravi Shastri
Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi

9. Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi is the only cricketer to have played Test cricket for both India and England.

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Who Is The King Of IPL? 7 Best Statistics

Who Is The King Of IPL?

The Indian premier league is a giant laboratory where innovations are being studied. it made cricket outward looking where it once prided itself on being exclusive and closed.when we think about our most awaiting cricket then it automatically drives our focus to ,who is the king of IPL? IPL has become one of the most expensive league and stands on 2nd position according to media rights auctions giving a beat to likes of the NBA and Premier League. One of the important factors that affects its success is the players who plays in IPL. The rise of the IPL has seen players emerging from all parts of the world. Often people argue and discuss about Who is the king of IPL? In this article, we will be figuring out at the best players of the league from the beginning and looking out who can achieve the crown of The King of IPL.

Who Is The King Of IPL? Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma or MSD?

lets figure it out that who still stays the king of IPL in all the three heroes I.E. Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma or MSD

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

If we talk about batting performances individually, then Indian Former captain Virat Kohli is the name that will come to many fans mind for the answer to who is the King of IPL . He is the highest run-scorer in the history of IPL. however, there are many other players who are also in run to achieve this title. we will see the statistics about all the top performer of the IPL:

virat kohli t20 highest score : 122

how many centuries of virat kohli in t20

  • Runs scored in IPL: 6727
  • Average:36.56
  • Matches played: 225
  • no of centuries: 5
  • no of half-centuries: 45
  • no of fours: 586
  • no of sixes: 223
  • highest IPL score:113 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 0
  • IPL title as captain: 0
  • Orange Caps: 1

apart from this he has a record of taking 4 wickets in IPL.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

India’s present captain Rohit Sharma who also plays for the Mumbai Indian franchise in the Indian Premier League is captain of his franchise also. Rohit Sharma was born on Apr 30, 1987; and as of 2023, he is 36 years old. Rohit Sharma is a right handed batsman from Nagpur . He made his IPL debut way back in 2008. Rohit Sharma, As the skipper has won 59.82 percentage of his IPL matches which is highest win percentage . He is the opening batsman of Mumbai Indians .he is also included in the achievers list to score more than 5000 runs in IPL. He got the pleasure of winning 5 trophies as captain of MI and 1 as a Deccan Chargers player.

  • Runs scored in IPL: 5880
  • Average:59.82
  • Matches played: 228
  • no of centuries: 1
  • no of half-centuries: 40
  • no of fours: 519
  • no of sixes: 240
  • highest IPL score:109 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 6
  • IPL title as captain: 5
  • Orange Caps: 1

Apart from this he has a record of taking 15 wickets in IPL.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni


MS Dhoni is the captain of Chennai Super Kings, he also holds the vital position of the wicket-keeper batsman for CSK. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, CSK team won three times in IPL – in 2010, 2011 and 2018. He has an outstanding record as a captain in IPL, and captain cool is also regarded as one of the best players to have ever played in the IPL.

  • Runs scored in IPL: 5004
  • Average:39.09
  • Matches played: 236
  • no of centuries: 0
  • no of half-centuries: 24
  • no of fours: 347
  • no of sixes: 232
  • highest IPL score:84 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 6
  • IPL title as captain: 5
  • Orange Caps: 0

Who is the King of IPL?As a Team ,Mumbai Indians or Chennai Super Kings or Kolkata Knight Riders?

As we know that total of 10 teams are playing in this IPL Match. There has been many winners and losers as well in last 15 years. But, the teams who has consistently performed are very closer to the title of who is the King of IPL? .Lets consider the records of three best teams in IPL history that has a consistent performance from last 15 years.

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians are a franchise cricket team based in Mumbai founded in 2008. In the Indian Premier League ,It is the most successful team of the tournament with 5 titles. The team might have started very slowly in the beginning but when they caught up, they were non stop.

Rohit Sharma leaded the Team Mumbai Indians to the highest title total five times – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. They have always been very dominant in the finals whenever they played.In 2017, the Mumbai Indians became the first franchise to cross the $100 million mark in brand value among the IPL franchises.

  • Wins in IPL – 5
  • Years of wins – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Winning captain – Rohit Sharma

Chennai Super Kings

like other teams Chennai Super Kings also got its foundation in 2008 in IPL. It is a franchise team of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The owner of the team is India cements limited which handles this team through Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited holding company.CSK always ruled the league for long till Mumbai became a dominant competitor.The skipper MS Dhoni also known as Captain cool led the team won the title in 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021 and qualified eight times for the final , is a record in itself.

  • Wins in IPL – 4
  • Years of wins – 2010, 2011, 2018,2021
  • Winning captain – MS Dhoni

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Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata being the third-most successful team in the IPL is team representing the city of Kolkata in IPL. KKR won the trophies two times in its name – in 2012 and 2014. The Owner of the franchise is top rated Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The Knight Riders play at the Eden Gardens stadium.While they have not been able to qualify for the final in any of the other seasons, Kolkata is one side you just cannot underestimate. They are currently led by Nitish Rana in the IPL.

  • Wins in IPL – 2
  • Years of wins – 2012, 2014
  • Winning captain – Gautam Gambhir

So all together if we get to the conclusion, we will find out Mumbai to be the fittest for the title of who is the king of IPL ? in all teams

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Disclaimer: These statistics can change after every IPL match.. so revisit the article to get updated.

MS Dhoni Lifestyle(7 amazing things to know)

MS Dhoni Lifestyle

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand) to a middle-class dhoni lifestyle is not hidden from worldDhoni used to play badminton and football while in school. He was a goalkeeper for his football team and was sent to play cricket for a local cricket club by his football coach. Dhoni impressed the team with his wicketkeeping skills though he had never played cricket before, and soon became the regular wicketkeeper at the Commando Cricket Club (1995—1998). He later worked as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur Railway Station in West Bengal from 2001 to 2003.

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Land RoverFreelander 2
PontiacFirebird trans am
Ferrari599 GTO
JeepGrand cherokee Trackhawk
MitsubishiPajero SFX
Mercedes benzGLE
Rolls RoyceSilver Shadow
Hummer H2
Hindustan MotorsAmbassador

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KawasakiNinja H2
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NortonJubilee 250
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Dhoni education qualification

Dhoni persued his b-com from Ranchi Gossenner college.

Early Career

Dhoni made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in the 1999—2000 season as an 18 year old. He made a half-century in his debut match scoring 68* runs against Assam Cricket Team. He finished the season with 283 runs in five matches. He went on to score his first century in a Ranji match against Bengal in the 2000-01 season. Dhoni soon started gaining recognition for his hard-hitting batting style. In the 2003-04 season, he was selected for the India A squad for India’s tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya. He kept up to his reputation as a wicket-keeper. His performance in the series caught the attention of the then Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri. However, he couldn’t make it to the national team then.

best finisher in the world in cricket history

best finisher in the world in cricket history

Dhoni was picked for the Pakistan ODI series after an uneventful Bangladesh series. In the second match of the series, Dhoni scored 148 runs, the highest by an Indian wicket-keeper. He then scored an unbeaten 183 runs against Sri Lanka in a series and also won the ‘Man of the Series’ title. Next, in the ODI series against Pakistan in 2006, Dhoni performed really well and even moved to of the ICC ODI rankings the top for batsmen.
During the World Cup 2007, India had a poor show and Dhoni too was not in his best form. After a dismal World Cup, Dhoni was named vice-captain of the ODI team for the series against South Africa as well as the subsequent India-England seven-match ODI series. Later, due to his skills as a team player, he was also elected as the captain of the Indian squad for the World
Twenty20 in September 2007. Under his captaincy, India won the ICC World Twenty20 trophy in South Africa in an intensely fought final match against Pakistan. For several months in 2009, Dhoni topped the ICC ODI Batsman rankings. 2009 was an excellent year for him in ODI format as he scored 1198 runs in just of 70.43. In time, he also became captain of the ODI and Test squads.


Later, it was under his captaincy that India climbed to No. 1 in the ICC Test Rankings in December 2009.Then, after winning the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup final against Sri Lanka, Sachin Tendulkar praised him saying that Dhoni was the best captain he had played under.

Who is the best finisher in ODI cricket ?

Who is the best finisher in ODI cricket ?

Dhoni is the first Indian captain and third overall to win 100 ODI matches. India won the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, making Dhoni the first and only captain in international cricket to claim all ICC trophies. In the same year, he also became the second Indian batsman to aggregate 1 ,000 or more ODI-runs against Australia. Dhoni was again able to pull forward his team till the semi finals against Australia in 2015 World Cup, however the match was won by Australia.
In January 2017, he announced his decision of stepping down from captaincy in the limited over formats. In February 2017, in the third ODI of the South Africa tour, he reached the milestone of effecting 400 dismissals in ODIs. Dhoni crossed 10,000 ODI runs during his team’s 2018 England tour, and became the fourth Indian to do so.

Test Career

Following his good one-day performance against Sri Lanka, Dhoni became Indian Test wicket- keeper in 2005. He scored 30 runs in his debut match and achieved his first Test century in 2006 against Pakistan. In 2009, Dhoni scored two centuries in Sri Lanka’s tour of India and led his team to victory. With this feat, India became the number one Test team. In March 2013, Dhoni became the most successful Indian Test captain. After the 2014-15 tour of Australia, Dhoni retired from the Test format of cricket.

Indian Premier League

dhoni in CSK

Dhoni plays for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. In his captaincy, the Kings won
IPL in 2010, 2014, and 2018, as well as Champions League T 20 in 2010 and 2014.

Dhoni highest score in IPL history

MS Dhoni The captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has scored 5000 runs in 235 matches in IPL. Dhoni’s highest score in IPL is 84 runs. DHONI became 1st wicketkeeper to score 5000 runs in ipl t20. before him virat kohli, rohit sharma, suresh raina and shikhar dhawan has achieved this milestones.

Style of Play

Dhoni is a right- handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. He is a powerful hitter Of the ball and usually plays down the order. He is one of the fastest Cricketers in running between the Wickets and is also praised for his Wicket-keeping abilities.

Dhoni six..2 consecutive sixes of dhoni @ Mark wood made india stunned

MS Dhoni sent the Chepauk fans into a frenzy as Chennai Super Kings returned home to play the Indian Premier League after 4 years. On 3rd april, Monday, after the stunning knocks of Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad set up a magical ground for the Super Kings, Thala or captaincool came out in the final over of the innings and smashed Mark Wood for two consecutive sixes.such a relief to his satiety after a long time….

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