Thu. Oct 29th, 2020
Kagiso Rabada overtakes Sunil Narine and Lasith Malinga, becomes fastest to 50 IPL wickets


IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: Kagiso Rabada picked up the wicket of his South African teammate Faf du Plessis to break Sunil Narine’s record for the least variety of matches to 50 IPL wickets.

Kagiso Rabada set the record for the quickest bowler to attain 50 wickets in IPL historical past (Courtesy of BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kagiso Rabada quickest bowler to choose up 50 IPL wickets
  • Rabada desired only 27 matches to attain the landmark, five fewer than Sunil Narine
  • Rabada holds the Purple Cap this season with 19 wickets

Kagiso Rabada set a new Indian Premier League (IPL) record for the quickest bowler to choose up 50 wickets. The Delhi Capitals bowler who has now picked up a wicket in 23 successive IPL matches, acquired to the landmark in his 27th match in the tournament on Saturday in Sharjah.

Kagiso Rabada acquired to the 50-wicket mark when he acquired the significant wicket of his South Africa teammate Faf du Plessis for 58 in his 2nd spell towards Chennai Super Kings. Rabada completed with figures of 33 for one in four overs as CSK completed with 179 in twenty overs.

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Kagiso Rabada has broken Sunil Narine’s record as the West Indies and Kolkata Knight Riders spinner had set the record reaching the landmark in 32 matches. Lasith Malinga is the third-quickest guy to get to 50 wickets as he had gotten there in 33 matches. Imran Tahir (35) and Mitchell McCleneghan (36) comprehensive the major five of the elite listing.

Rabada also has taken the fewest variety of deliveries to get to the 50-wicket mark as he acquired there in his 616th ball in the IPL. Lasith Malinga had the record for the fewest variety of deliveries for 50 wickets right up until Saturday as he had gotten there in 749 balls.

Rabada manufactured his IPL debut in 2017 and picked up just six wickets in as matches. Right after missing the IPL 2018 season, the South Africa tempo spearhead set the stage on fire in IPL 2019 as he picked up 25 wickets final season for the Delhi Capitals — 1 significantly less than Purple Cap winner Imran Tahir.

No surprises as Rabada holds the Purple Cap for the most variety of wickets in IPL 2020 with 19 wickets in just 9 matches so far. He is not in the mood to miss the Purple Cap this season, it looks.

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