Dubai22 minutes ago
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Openers are a slow start in the IPL. The end overs are the fastest runs of all seasons. Openers are looking to save wickets instead of scoring fast runs in the powerplay, due to which runs can be scored in the last over. The first innings average of the first 28 matches has been 181 runs, which is higher than all seasons. The first playing team is scoring 36.59 runs per wicket. In no other season did it exceed 30. The batting average is also 39.5 in the first 16 overs of the innings, which is higher than all seasons.
In this season, the opener is playing the most balls on average.
This season, the openers are playing an average of 48 balls, the highest in the history of the tournament. He is averaging 5.9 deliveries. Barring the 2009 season, the openers are taking the most balls to make the boundary. But dot balls have played the least compared to the rest of the season.
Runrate Best in Death Overs: The sensible start of the teams is being seen in the final overs. In the death overs, batsmen are scoring the fastest runs as compared to other seasons.
Season – 2020 2018 2019 2015 2016 2008 2014 2010 2013 2017 2012 2009 2011 Runrate – 11.53 10.53 10.47 10.43 10.38 10.30 10.24 9.92 9.89 9.84 9.79 9.39 9.26