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CPL T20 All-Time Records: Celebrating Cricket Excellence

CPL T20 All-Time Records: Celebrating Cricket Excellence
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The curtains have just closed on CPL 2023, with the Guyana Amazon Warriors emerging as the champions of this thrilling T20 cricket league.

As we reflect on the exhilarating season and beyond, let’s take a deep dive into the top performers who have been leaving an indelible mark in various categories since forever.

From explosive batting and remarkable bowling to exceptional fielding, here’s a comprehensive look at the top 3 performers who lit up the CPL editions from scratch.

Players who have been shining in CPL since exception

Most Runs in CPL History

  1. Johnson Charles (SLK) – 2855 Runs
    • Johnson Charles, the consistent run-scorer, tops the list with his impressive CPL journey.
  2. Andre Fletcher (SKNP) – 2817 Runs
    • Andre Fletcher’s reliable batting has been a cornerstone for St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots.
  3. Lendl Simmons (TKR) – 2629 Runs
    • Lendl Simmons, a dependable opener for Trinidad Knight Riders, secures the third spot.

Most Wickets in CPL History

  1. Dwayne Bravo (TKR) – 128 Wickets
    • Dwayne Bravo‘s versatility and experience make him the leading wicket-taker in CPL history.
  2. Sunil Narine (TKR) – 111 Wickets
    • Sunil Narine’s spin wizardry continues to trouble batsmen, putting him second on the list.
  3. Rayad Emrit (SKNP) – 96 Wickets
    • Rayad Emrit, known for crucial breakthroughs, ranks third in the wickets tally.

Best Batting Averages

  1. David Miller (BR) – 41.83
    • David Miller’s consistency with the bat earns him the top spot in batting averages.
  2. Saim Ayub (GAW) – 38.73
    • Saim Ayub’s promising CPL journey places him second in the averages list.
  3. Chris Gayle (SKNP) – 36.51
    • Chris Gayle, the ‘Universe Boss,’ maintains his flair for batting, securing the third spot.

Best Bowling Averages

  1. Mohammad Amir (JT) – 14.4
    • Mohammad Amir’s knack for breakthroughs and economy places him at the top.
  2. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (BR) – 14.5
    • The Afghan sensation, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, consistently delivers for Barbados Royals.
  3. Sandeep Lamichhane (JT) – 16.5
    • Sandeep Lamichhane’s leg-spin adds variety to the bowling attack, securing third place.

Best Batting Strike Rates

  1. Andre Russell (TKR) – 170.2
    • Andre Russell’s explosive batting style sets him apart with the highest strike rate.
  2. Romario Shepherd (GAW) – 154.8
    • Guyana Amazon Warriors’ Romario Shepherd combines power and timing for second place.
  3. Rahkeem Cornwall (BR) – 154.2
    • Rahkeem Cornwall’s aggressive approach adds depth to Barbados Royals’ batting.

Best Bowling Economy Rates

  1. Sunil Narine (TKR) – 5.4
    • Sunil Narine’s ability to choke the opposition’s run rate makes him the most economical bowler.
  2. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (BR) – 5.6
    • Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s control over his deliveries secures the second spot.
  3. Sandeep Lamichhane (JT) – 5.8
    • Sandeep Lamichhane’s accuracy and variations make him a key bowler, ranking third.

Most Centuries in CPL History

  1. Chris Gayle (SKNP) – 4 Centuries
    • Chris Gayle’s ability to convert starts into centuries is unmatched in CPL history.
  2. Dwayne Smith (JT) – 4 Centuries
    • Dwayne Smith’s explosive batting has led to several memorable centuries.
  3. Andre Russell (TKR) – 2 Centuries
    • Andre Russell’s powerful hitting has resulted in two remarkable centuries.

Most Sixes in CPL T20 History

  1. Evin Lewis (SKNP) – 180 Sixes
    • Evin Lewis’s aggressive batting style has resulted in a staggering number of sixes.
  2. Chris Gayle (SKNP) – 172 Sixes
    • Chris Gayle, the ‘Universe Boss,’ is known for his towering sixes.
  3. Kieron Pollard (TKR) – 172 Sixes
    • Kieron Pollard’s ability to clear the boundary consistently places him third in this category.

Most Four-Wicket Hauls

  1. Dwayne Bravo (TKR) – 6 Four-Wicket Hauls
    • Dwayne Bravo’s knack for taking crucial wickets is a game-changer for his team.
  2. Ravi Rampaul (TKR) – 5 Four-Wicket Hauls
    • Ravi Rampaul’s precise bowling has often resulted in four-wicket hauls.
  3. Kieron Pollard (TKR) – 3 Four-Wicket Hauls
    • Kieron Pollard’s all-round skills extend to his bowling, earning him a spot in this category.

Most Maidens

  1. Sunil Narine (TKR) – 15 Maidens
    • Sunil Narine’s ability to maintain control in crucial phases of the game is commendable.
  2. Jason Holder (BR) – 9 Maidens
    • Jason Holder’s disciplined bowling has led to numerous maidens.
  3. Chris Green (JT) – 6 Maidens
    • Chris Green’s accuracy and consistency place him third in maidens.

Highest Individual Score in an Innings

  1. Brandon King (JT) – 132 Runs
    • Brandon King’s explosive century stands as one of the most memorable CPL innings.
  2. Andre Russell (TKR) – 121 Runs
    • Andre Russell’s century showcases his ability to single-handedly win matches.
  3. Faf du Plessis (SLK) – 120 Runs
    • Faf du Plessis, with his graceful strokeplay, made a significant impact with an unbeaten century.

Best Bowling Figures in an Innings

  1. Shakib Al Hasan (JT) – 6/6
    • Shakib Al Hasan’s sensational figures are a testament to his all-round skills.
  2. Sohail Tanvir (SKNP) – 5/3
    • Sohail Tanvir’s left-arm pace and variations earned him exceptional bowling figures.
  3. Mohammad Nabi (SLK) – 5/15
    • Mohammad Nabi’s off-spin proved to be a deadly weapon in this remarkable performance.

Most Dismissals by Wicketkeepers

  1. Andre Fletcher (SKNP) – 76 Dismissals
    • Andre Fletcher’s safe pair of hands behind the stumps has resulted in numerous dismissals.
  2. Denesh Ramdin (TKR) – 76 Dismissals
    • Denesh Ramdin, with his sharp wicket-keeping skills, is equally effective for Trinidad Knight Riders.
  3. Nicholas Pooran (TKR) – 66 Dismissals
    • Nicholas Pooran, a rising star, has showcased his wicket-keeping prowess.

Most Catches by Non-Wicketkeepers

  1. Kieron Pollard (TKR) – 71 Catches
    • Kieron Pollard’s agility and safe catching in the outfield set him apart.
  2. Dwayne Bravo (TKR) – 56 Catches
    • Dwayne Bravo’s athleticism and reliability make him a key fielder for TKR.
  3. Jason Holder (BR) – 52 Catches
    • Jason Holder’s tall frame and safe hands have contributed significantly in the field.

Most Number of Run-Outs

  1. Keemo Paul (GAW) – 11 Run-Outs
    • Keemo Paul’s quick reflexes and accuracy in throwing down the stumps have resulted in numerous run-outs.
  2. Dwayne Bravo (SKNP) – 10 Run-Outs
    • Dwayne Bravo’s experience and fielding skills have led to several crucial run-outs.
  3. Krishmar Santokie (JT) – 8 Run-Outs
    • Krishmar Santokie’s ability to create run-out opportunities is noteworthy.

Most Effective Fielders

  1. Rovman Powell (JT) – 25 Net Runs Saved
    • Rovman Powell’s athleticism and anticipation in the field have saved valuable runs for his team.
  2. Kieron Pollard (TKR) – 23 Net Runs Saved
    • Kieron Pollard’s presence in the field has often translated into runs saved for Trinidad Knight Riders.
  3. Andre Russell (TKR) – 22 Net Runs Saved
    • Andre Russell’s versatility extends to fielding, where he has made a significant impact in saving runs.

CPL T20 All-Time Records of Highest Team Totals

  1. Trinbago Knight Riders – 267/2 in 20 overs
    • Against: Jamaica Tallawahs
    • Venue: Kingston, Jamaica
    • Date: 13/09/19
  2. Jamaica Tallawahs – 255/5 in 20 overs
    • Against: St. Lucia Kings
    • Venue: Basseterre, St. Kitts
    • Date: 27/08/21
  3. St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots – 242/6 in 18.5 overs
    • Against: Jamaica Tallawahs
    • Venue: Basseterre, St. Kitts
    • Date: 10/09/19

Lowest Team Totals in CPL (All-Time)

  1. T & T Red Steel – 52/10 in 12.5 overs
    • Against: Barbados Tridents
    • Venue: Bridgetown, Barbados
    • Date: 03/08/13
  2. Guyana Amazon Warriors – 55/10 in 13.4 overs
    • Against: St. Lucia Zouks
    • Venue: Tarouba, T & T
    • Date: 08/09/20
  3. Barbados Tridents – 59/10 in 13.4 overs
    • Against: Guyana Amazon Warriors
    • Venue: Bridgetown, Barbados
    • Date: 29/08/17

These top performers in CPL T20 individual records showcase the extraordinary talent and contributions that have enriched the league’s history. Each player has carved their niche, leaving a lasting impact on fans and the sport itself.

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