IPL 2021: Andre Russell took 5 wickets for the first time against Mumbai. (PTI)
Five matches of IPL (IPL 2021) have been played. So far, two Venues have been played in Chennai and Mumbai. Both of them are dominated by fast bowlers on the field. KKR fast bowler Andre Russell is on top with 6 wickets.
Talking about three matches in Chennai, a total of 45 wickets have fallen during this period. Of these, 27 wickets have been received by fast bowlers, while 14 wickets have been taken by spin bowlers. 4 players have been run out. That means fast bowlers are taking twice as many wickets as spin bowlers in Chennai. Talking about the last match played here between Mumbai Indians and KKR, Andre Russell took 5 wickets in the first innings. But in the second innings, Mumbai leg-spinner Rahul Chahar gave the team a thrilling win with 4 wickets. Chennai pitch usually helps spin bowlers. But this time the matches are being played on black soil. Because of this, fast bowlers dominate in the opening match.
Only 2 wickets for spin bowlers in Wankhede
Now speaking of Mumbai’s Wankhede pitch, so far 23 wickets have been dropped in two matches. 20 wickets have been given to fast bowlers while spin bowlers have got only two wickets. A player is run out. The Wankhede pitch is considered favorable for batting. Dew also occurs in the second innings. In such a situation, the spin bowlers are completely out of the match. There are a total of 10 matches to be played here this season.Most wickets fell in death overs
So far, 68 wickets have fallen in T20. The highest of these 38 wickets has fallen between the death overs i.e. 16 to 20 overs. 11 wickets have fallen during the first 6 overs power play and 19 in the middle overs. A lot of runs are also scored in the last over in T20. Due to this the wickets also fall more. Talking about the last season in the UAE, 72 wickets fell in the first 5 matches.
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Three fast bowlers in the top-5 in the best economy
Talking about the best economy in bowling, there are three fast bowlers in the top-5. Mumbai’s left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya is on top in this matter. In the final match, he had given just 13 runs against KKR. He has so far given just 38 runs in two overs with an economy of 4.75 in 8 overs and has taken two wickets. Bangalore fast bowler Mohammad Siraj has scored 5.50, Delhi fast bowler Avesh Khan has scored 5.75, while Hyderabad leg spinner Rashid Khan and Delhi fast bowler Chris Woakes have given runs of 6-6 economy.