Caribbean Premier League 2019 statistical round-up after September 17: Cornwall blasts his way up, Shepherd, Shadab rule bowling charts

Rahkeem Cornwall

Chris Gayle had led the runs chart after 12 matches, but Lendl Simmons' onslaught in the 13th catapulted the latter past him. Later in the day, Evin Lewis moved ahead of Gayle as well, pushing the Universe Boss to third spot.

PlayersTeamsRAveSR
Lendl SimmonsKnight Riders26152.20182.5
Evin LewisPatriots22046.67183.3
Chris GayleTallawahs20541.00162.7
Kieron PollardKnight Riders17085.00158.9
Chadwick WaltonTallawahs16641.50133.9

Colin Munro has the highest batting average in the tournament, though Simmons' fifty-plus average across 261 runs definitely deserves mention.

PlayersTeamsRAveSR
Colin MunroKnight Riders124124.00167.6
Kieron PollardKnight Riders17085.00158.9
Nicholas PooranAmazon Warriors7979.00164.6
Javelle GlenTallawahs6161.00169.4
Lendl SimmonsKnight Riders26152.20182.5

Rahkeem Cornwall's strike rate – an unreal 244 – is way, way ahead of others. To provide perspective, the second- to fifth-place holders are all huddled between 179 and 186.

PlayersTeamsRAveSR
Rahkeem CornwallZouks14937.25244.3
Rovman PowellTallawahs5226.00185.7
Evin LewisPatriots22046.67183.3
Lendl SimmonsKnight Riders26152.20182.5
Ashley NurseTridents7738.50179.1

The usual suspects – Lewis, Simmons, and Gayle – occupy the first three places in the sixes chart. Cornwall's 11 sixes have taken him just 61 balls.

PlayersTeams6sBFB/6
Evin LewisPatriots211205.7
Lendl SimmonsKnight Riders181437.9
Chris GayleTallawahs171267.4
Chadwick WaltonTallawahs151248.3
Rahkeem CornwallZouks11615.5

Simmons is the only one to feature twice in the top five scores, while Gayle has the only hundred of the tournament so far.

PlayersScoresTeamsAgainstDate
Chris Gayle116TallawahsPatriots10/9
Colin Munro96*Knight RidersTallawahs13/9
Lendl Simmons90Knight RidersPatriots17/9
Lendl Simmons86Knight RidersTallawahs13/9
Rahkeem Cornwall75ZouksTallawahs12/9

Jimmy Neesham has the most wickets in CPL 2019, though five others – including Romario Shepherd and Shadab Khan, the bowlers of the tournament – are just a wicket behind.

PlayersTeamsWAveEcon
Jimmy NeeshamKnight Riders823.7511.40
Romario ShepherdAmazon Warriors710.145.60
Shadab KhanAmazon Warriors710.716.25
Obed McCoyZouks718.858.42
Oshane ThomasTallawahs725.8511.31
Rayad EmritPatriots733.719.13

Shepherd and Shadab both have bowling averages below 11. Nobody else has touched even the 15-mark.

PlayersTeamsWAveEcon
Romario ShepherdAmazon Warriors710.145.60
Shadab KhanAmazon Warriors710.716.25
Sandeep LamichhaneTridents415.506.88
Zahir KhanTallawahs415.508.85
Akeem JordanPatriots415.2510.16

Not only are Shepherd and Shadab the most economical bowlers, they also have a considerable lead over others.

PlayersTeamsWAveEcon
Romario ShepherdAmazon Warriors710.145.60
Shadab KhanAmazon Warriors710.716.25
Sandeep LamichhaneTridents415.506.88
Fawad AhmedZouks617.507.00
Sunil NarineKnight Riders428.507.12

Shepherd's 4/13 are still the best figures of the tournament, though Akeem Jordan has moved to second spot this week.

PlayersSpellsTeamsAgainstDate
Romario Shepherd4/13Amazon WarriorsTridents8/9
Akeem Jordan4/33PatriotsZouks15/9
Obed McCoy4/41ZouksAmazon W5/9
Oshane Thomas4/53TallawahsPatriots10/9
Sheldon Cottrell3/13PatriotsKnight Riders4/9