Unknown cricket records in IPL history – The 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has taken a long break and the reports say that it might not begin soon because of the outbreak of Coronavirus. The fans and cricket players are waiting for the IPL 2020 season to start. Even though the Indian government has allowed opening cricket stadiums but without spectators. It is yet to be decided whether to hold the matches. The appreciation and applause of the crowd give players the much-needed boost to out-perform themselves. One thing is for sure though that if the audiences are not allowed to enter and watch the live matches, then the same old thrill of IPL will not be there. At the same time, allowing thousands of people to gather at one place during this pandemic is unsafe for everyone.
Unknown cricket records in IPL history – IPL’s Stats and Facts
The Board of Control Cricket in India is yet to take a decision on hosting the 2020 season. There are speculations that this year’s IPL may be shifted overseas to the countries which are safe or have very limited effects of Coronavirus. Till we hear an update on the IPL 2020, let us refresh our memories about some great games played in the previous seasons of IPL. Today in this article we will let our viewers know about the two players in IPL history who have taken a hat-trick and scored a century in IPL. The interesting thing is that one player is from India.
Unknown cricket records in IPL history – Hundred and Hat trick Taken in IPL
Watson has been the best Aussie player in the Indian Premier League History. Till now, he has played with two IPL teams and his performances with RR and CSK have been amazing. Shane Watson is the only overseas player to score a ton and take a hat trick in IPL.
This former Aussie all-rounder had scored his first century against Chennai Super Kings when he played for Rajasthan Royals in the year 2013. He scored his second century against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2015. Watson scored his third century against the Rajasthan Royals in 2018, when he played for Chennai Super Kings, and the fourth century of his career came in the same 2018 IPL season. Due to his century, CSK clinched their third IPL title in the final match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Apart from this, Shane Watson has also taken a hat-trick in the IPL. Watson took his only hat-trick against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2014 season while he played for Rajasthan Royals.
Unknown cricket records in IPL history
Rohit Sharma has achieved some amazing feats in International Cricket and IPL. He has many cricketing records to his name. We are sure that not many people would know that Rohit Sharma has also taken a hat-trick in the IPL. Now Rohit generally does not bowl, but he did bowl during the first season.
Rohit Sharma scored the only century of his IPL career against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2012 season. He took his only hat-trick against Mumbai Indians in the 2009 season. At that time, Rohit played for Deccan Chargers.