The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to commence from March 23, 2019. The first match of the tournament will be played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK), who are the defending champions and three-time IPL winners, and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who are three-time IPL finalists.

Keeping the fact in mind that there are barely 8 days to go before the IPL 12 starts, here are some of the records of the Indian Premier League.

Highest totals

SCORE TEAM OPPONENT SEASON
263/5 Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune Warriors India 2013
248/3 Royal Challengers Bangalore Gujarat Lions 2016
246/5 Chennai Super Kings                        Rajasthan Royals 2010
245/6 Kolkata Knight Riders Kings XI Punjab 2018
240/5 Chennai Super Kings                        Kings XI Punjab 2008

 

Lowest totals

SCORE TEAM OPPONENT SEASON
49 Royal Challengers Bangalore Kolkata Knight Riders                    2017
58 Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore 2009
66 Delhi Capitals Mumbai Indians 2017
67 Delhi Capitals Kings XI Punjab 2017
67 Kolkata Knight Riders                    Mumbai Indians 2008

 

Most Runs

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina has the most runs in IPL history

 

BATSMAN RUNS SPAN
SURESH RAINA (CSK, GL) 4985 2008–2018
VIRAT KOHLI (RCB) 4948 2008–2018
ROHIT SHARMA (DC, MI) 4493 2008–2018
GAUTAM GAMBHIR (DD, KKR) 4217 2008–2018
ROBIN UTHAPPA (KKR, MI, PWI, RCB) 4129 2008–2018

 

Highest Scores

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle scored 175* against Pune Warriors India
SCORE BATSMAN SEASON
175* CHRIS GAYLE (RCB) 2013
158* BRENDON McCULLUM (KKR) 2008
133* AB de VILLIERS (RCB) 2015
129* AB de VILLIERS (RCB) 2016
128* CHRIS GAYLE (RCB) 2012

  

Most wickets

Lasith Malinga has most wicket in IPL, all for MI
BOWLERS WICKETS SPAN
LASITH MALINGA (MI) 154 2007–2017
AMIT MISHRA (DC, DD, SRH) 146 2008–2018
PIYUSH CHAWLA (KXIP, KKR) 140 2008–2018
DWAYNE BRAVO (CSK, GL, MI) 136 2008–2018
HARBHAJAN SINGH (MI, CSK) 134 2008–2018

 

Best Bowling Figures

Pakistan’s Sohail Tanvir played just one season of IPL and won the first ever Purple cap
BOWLING FIGURES BOWLER SEASON
6/14 SOHAIL TANVIR (RR) 2008
6/19 ADAM ZAMPA (RPS) 2016
5/5 ANIL KUMBLE (RCB) 2009
5/12 ISHANT SHARMA (DC) 2011
5/13 LASITH MALINGA (MI) 2011

 

HAT-TRICKS

Amit Mishra has taken three hat-tricks in IPL, each for every franchise he has played for
BOWLERS SEASON
LAKSHMIPATHY BALAJI (CSK) 2008
AMIT MISHRA (DD) 2008
MAKHAYA NTINI (CSK) 2008
YUVRAJ SINGH (KXIP) 2009
ROHIT SHARMA (DC) 2009
YUVRAJ SINGH (KXIP) 2009
PRAVEEN KUMAR (RCB) 2010
AMIT MISHRA (DC) 2011
AJIT CHANDILA (RR) 2012
SUNIL NARINE (KKR) 2013
AMIT MISHRA (SRH) 2013
PRAVIN TAMBE (RR) 2014
SHANE WATSON (RR) 2014
AXAR PATEL (KXIP) 2016
SAMUEL BADREE (RCB) 2017
ANDRE TYE (GL) 2017
JAYDEV UNADKAT (RPS) 2017