IPL 12 statistical round-up – May 13, 2019: Russell is IPL 2019 MVP, Hardik falls 27 points short

IPL 12 statistical round-up – May 13, 2019: Russell is IPL 2019 MVP, Hardik falls 27 points short

Andre Russell IPL 2019 12 MVP Kolkata Knight Riders KKR

While David Warner held on to the Orange Cap, Imran Tahir took 2/23 in the IPL 2019 final to pip Kagiso Rabada and win the Purple Cap. Shubman Gill was named Emerging Player of the Tournament. And Hardik Pandya earned just 12 points this week, which resulted in Andre Russell being named MVP for the season.

Andre RussellKolkata Knight Riders369.0
Hardik PandyaMumbai Indians342.0
Deepak ChaharChennai Super Kings274.5
Imran TahirChennai Super Kings255.0
Quinton de KockMumbai Indians247.5
Rishabh PantSunrisers Hyderabad247.5

Russell also retained the best strike rate as Hardik’s slipped from 199 to 191 over the course of the Playoffs.

Andre RussellKolkata Knight Riders204.81
Hardik PandyaMumbai Indians191.42
Sam CurranKings XI Punjab172.72
Sunil NarineKolkata Knight Riders166.27
Moeen AliRoyal Challengers Bangalore165.41

Pant’s belligerent batting in the two Playoffs helped him secure fourth spot in the list of six-hitters.

Andre RussellKolkata Knight Riders522494.8
Chris GayleKings XI Punjab343199.4
Hardik PandyaMumbai Indians292107.2
Rishabh PantDelhi Capitals2730011.1
AB de VilliersRoyal Challengers Bangalore2628711.0

Dhawan finished at the top on the fours list, while Rohit moved up to third spot.

Shikhar DhawanDelhi Capitals643846.0
David WarnerSunrisers Hyderabad574818.4
Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians523156.1
KL RahulKings XI Punjab494388.9
Parthiv PatelRoyal Challengers Bangalore482685.6
Jonny BairstowSunrisers Hyderabad482835.9

There was no addition to the list of six-hitters during the Playoffs. Dhoni’s six was 7 metres ahead of anyone else’s.

PlayersTeamsDist (m)
MS DhoniChennai Super Kings111
Hardik PandyaMumbai Indians104
Chris LynnKolkata Knight Riders102
Umesh YadavRoyal Challengers Bangalore101
Chris GayleKings XI Punjab101
Chris GayleKings XI Punjab101

IPL 2019 witnessed 6 hundreds, of which Bairstow’s 114 remained the highest.

Jonny Bairstow114SRHRCBHyderabadMar 31
Ajinkya Rahane105*RRDCJaipurApr 22
Sanju Samson102*RRSRHHyderabadMar 29
David Warner100*SRHRCBHyderabadMar 31
KL Rahul100*KXIPMIMumbaiApr 10
Virat Kohli100RCBKKRKolkataApr 19

Chahar finished the tournament with a staggering 190 dots, 21 more than anyone else’s tally.

Deepak ChaharChennai Super Kings1903872.04
Jasprit BumrahMumbai Indians1693702.19
Bhuvneshwar KumarSunrisers Hyderabad1683542.11
Rashid KhanSunrisers Hyderabad1663602.17
Imran TahirChennai Super Kings1493862.59

Rashid’s excellent bowling in the Eliminator saw him rise three spots and finish with the best economy rate.

Rashid KhanSunrisers Hyderabad6.28
Ravindra JadejaChennai Super Kings6.35
Rahul ChaharMumbai Indians6.55
Jasprit BumrahMumbai Indians6.63
Mohammad NabiSunrisers Hyderabad6.65

Tahir, Rabada, and Malinga finished with 2 four-wicket hauls each. Four others had one apiece.

Alzarri Joseph6/12MISRHHyderabadApr 6
Mohammad Nabi4/11SRHRCBHyderabadMar 31
Sam Curran4/11KXIPDCMohaliApr 1
Imran Tahir4/12CSKDCChennaiMay 1
Kagiso Rabada4/21DCRCBBengaluruApr 7
Kagiso Rabada4/22DCSRHHyderabadApr 14
Imran Tahir4/27CSKKKRKolkataApr 14
Lasith Malinga4/31MIRCBMohaliApr 15
Lasith Malinga4/37MICSKChennaiApr 26
Yuzvendra Chahal4/38RCBMIBengaluruMar 28

With no Rabada, there was no change in the list of top five bowling speeds.

Kagiso RabadaDelhi Capitals154.23
Kagiso RabadaDelhi Capitals153.91
Kagiso RabadaDelhi Capitals153.50
Kagiso RabadaDelhi Capitals153.45
Navdeep SainiRoyal Challengers Bangalore152.85

Curran and Gopal had the only hat-tricks of the tournament.

Sam CurranHarshal Patel
Kagiso Rabada
S Lamichhane
KXIPDCMohaliApr 1
Shreyas GopalVirat Kohli
AB de Villiers
Marcus Stoinis
RRRCBBengaluruApr 30