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IPL 7: Statistical analysis of IPL 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders won their second IPL title © IANS
Kolkata Knight Riders won their second IPL title © IANS

 

 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won their second Indian Premier League (IPL) title by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the final by three wickets. As the tournament came to an end with that thrilling encounter, Bharath Seervi compiles in-depth statistics of this IPL 2014 season which saw a total of 5,363 dot balls, 1,559 fours, 714 sixes and many more…

The seventh season of IPL was played across two nations – United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India. The first 20 matches (five matches per team) were scheduled in UAE and rest 40 matches were played in India. Performance of teams varied in the two legs. Mumbai Indians (MI),  who could not win any of their five matches in UAE won seven out of nine matches in India and qualified for the play offs. Kolkata Knight Riders, despite winning only two out of their first seven matches went onto lift the trophy by winning nine consecutive matches. Delhi Daredevils (DD), who won two of their five matches in UAE, could not win any of their remaining nine matches in India.

Teams like Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Rajasthan Royals (RR), and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) did not show much change between the two legs. Kings XI Punjab went on piling up big totals throughout the tournament, but couldn’t defend the one that the amassed in the final.  Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) performance was a shocker for the fans throughout the country as they could win only three of their nine games in India and finished second-last in the points table.

The players also had some variations in their form like the teams. The man who gave IPL 7 a blasting start, Glenn Maxwell, scored 300 runs in five matches in UAE but could add only 252 runs to his tally in the 11 matches he played in India. Robin Uthappa who could cross the 25-run barrier only once in the five matches in UAE went onto become the leading run-getter of the season which included 10 consecutive 40 plus scores in India. Ravindra Jadeja, who went wicket-less in three of the five matches in UAE, was wicket-less only three times in the next 11 matches in India. Some players had an almost similar show in both nations like Sunil Narine, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dwayne Smith, and a few more.

Here are the numbers and a statistical analysis of the IPL 2014 overall (India and UAE)

Team Statistics:

Runs per over scored by teams:

Team Powerplays Overs 7-10 Overs 11-15 Overs 16-20 Overall
CSK 8.69 6.82 7.92 10.52 8.53
DD 6.86 6.96 7.47 9.51 7.64
KXIP 8.49 8.16 9.51 10.28 9.09
KKR 7.03 7.58 8.28 10.05 8.1
MI 7.66 6.93 8.71 8.97 8.08
RR 7.05 6.37 8.38 10.32 7.99
RCB 6.02 6.26 8.37 11.04 7.78
SRH 8.08 6.78 7.36 9.48 7.99
Overall 7.53 7.02 8.28 10.02 8.18

Runs per over conceded by teams:

Team Powerplays Overs 7-10 Overs 11-15 Overs 16-20 Overall
CSK 7.19 7.25 8.78 10.44 8.34
DD 7.95 7.01 8.95 11.27 8.7
KXIP 8.71 6.45 7.78 10.02 8.31
KKR 7.01 7.29 7.95 8.73 7.72
MI 7.22 6.91 8.05 10.07 8.02
RR 7.27 7.16 7.77 10.45 8.07
RCB 7.63 6.64 7.64 10.5 8.07
SRH 7.25 7.44 9.46 9.13 8.28
Overall 7.53 7.02 8.28 10.02 8.18

Distribution of wickets lost by teams:

Team Powerplays Overs 7-10 Overs 11-15 Overs 16-20 Overall
CSK 14 14 19 23 70
DD 23 17 19 28 87
KXIP 25 15 22 32 94
KKR 18 12 21 29 80
MI 19 13 12 45 89
RR 18 17 20 33 88
RCB 28 12 18 24 82
SRH 17 8 17 32 74
Overall 162 108 148 246 664

Distribution of wickets taken by teams:

Team Powerplays Overs 7-10 Overs 11-15 Overs 16-20 Total
CSK 25 8 25 41 99
DD 13 11 14 20 58
KXIP 25 16 26 39 106
KKR 22 12 20 41 95
MI 17 15 11 30 73
RR 21 16 26 21 84
RCB 21 16 14 22 73
SRH 18 14 12 32 76
Overall 162 108 148 246 664

Over-by-over aggregates:

Over Runs Wickets Runs/Over Runs/Wicket
1 764 17 6.42 44.94
2 753 26 6.32 28.96
3 909 37 7.63 24.56
4 993 23 8.34 43.17
5 956 29 8.07 32.96
6 991 30 8.39 33.03
7 824 31 6.98 26.58
8 815 22 6.91 37.04
9 816 27 6.91 30.22
10 859 28 7.27 30.67
11 981 22 8.31 44.59
12 987 29 8.36 34.03
13 981 30 8.31 32.7
14 900 29 7.75 31.03
15 999 38 8.68 26.28
16 1046 40 9.28 26.15
17 1032 38 9.24 27.15
18 1104 45 10.21 24.53
19 1035 63 10.35 16.42
20 960 60 11.42 16
Overall 18705 664 8.18 28.17

Distribution of balls faced by batsmen of each team:

Team Balls Dots Ones Twos Threes Fours Fives Sixes BPD* BPF* BPS*
CSK 1866 675 733 140 4 202 0 112 2.76 9.23 16.56
DD 1638 621 672 97 7 177 1 63 2.63 9.25 26
KKR 1820 655 719 140 5 223 2 76 2.77 8.16 23.94
KXIP 1980 754 672 157 6 262 2 127 2.62 7.55 15.59
MI 1751 681 653 124 10 197 0 86 2.57 8.88 20.36
RCB 1622 703 549 108 5 165 0 92 2.3 9.83 17.63
RR 1621 653 567 135 14 166 0 86 2.48 9.76 18.84
SRH 1587 621 616 106 5 167 0 72 2.55 9.5 22.04
Total 13885 5363 5181 1007 56 1559 5 714 2.58 8.9 19.43

*BPD – Balls per Dot, BPF – Balls per Four, BPS – Balls per Six. Note: This does not include the extras.

Distribution of balls bowled by bowlers of each team:

Team Balls Dots Ones Twos Threes Fours Fives Sixes BPD* BPF* BPS*
CSK 1856 713 687 122 12 216 0 106 2.6 8.59 17.5
DD 1510 554 578 107 6 178 1 86 2.72 8.48 17.55
KKR 1907 770 687 157 7 208 1 77 2.47 9.16 24.76
KXIP 1995 771 723 148 8 237 1 107 2.58 8.41 18.64
MI 1760 695 646 134 5 194 0 86 2.53 9.07 20.33
RCB 1618 618 628 118 5 172 2 75 2.61 9.4 21.57
RR 1614 599 644 119 7 169 0 76 2.69 9.55 21.23
SRH 1625 643 588 102 6 185 0 101 2.52 8.78 16.08
Total 13885 5363 5181 1007 56 1559 5 714 2.58 8.9 19.43

*BPD – Balls per Dot, BPF – Balls per Four, BPS – Balls per Six. Note: This does not include the extras.

 

Batsmen Statistics:

Batsmen with Most… Batsman 1 Batsman 2 Batsman 3 Batsman 4 Batsman 5
Dots 183 – D Smith 165 – R Uthappa 141 – S Dhawan 137 – B McCullum 136  -V Sehwag
Ones 191 – R Uthappa 158 – D Warner 154 – JP Duminy 141 – M Pandey 132 – S Raina
Twos 35 – D Warner 35 – S Raina 31 – D Miller 30 – R Uthappa 30 – A Rayudu
Threes 4 – A Rahane 3 – S Watson 3 – M Vohra 3 – M Hussey 3 – K Nair
Fours 74 – R Uthappa 56 – V Sehwag 51 – S Raina 50 – D Smith 49 – S Dhawan
Fives 1 – M Vohra 1 – R Uthappa 1 – Mandeep Singh 1 – M Agarwal 1 – M Pandey
Six 36 – G Maxwell 34 – D Smith 28 – Yuvraj Singh 24 – D Warner 24 – AB de Villiers

Highest percentage of  of.. (Min 50 balls)

Dots – 58.15% C Gayle

Ones – 50.90% R Jadeja

Twos – 13.88% B Hodge

Fours – 18.68% Y Takawale

Sixes – 17.02% J Faulkner

Lowest percentage of.. (Min. 50 balls)

Dots – 25.45% R Jadeja

Ones – 20.72% CM Gautam

Twos – 1.06% D Hussey

Fours – 3.30% S Binny

Sixes – 0.00% Y Venugopal Rao, M Starc, R Taylor, C Pujara, I Pathan

Most balls faced without hitting a six

124 – C Pujara

84 – M Starc

63 – Y Venugopal Rao

59 – R Taylor

54 – I Pathan

Most balls faced without hitting a four

19 – S Nadeem

14 – A Dinda

14 – S Narine

13 – R Rampaul

13 – R Tewatia

Most dots in an innings – 29, A Finch (68 off 62 vs MI)

Most ones in an innings – 25, G Gambhir (69 off 56 vs DD)

Most twos in an innings – 9, A Rayudu (48 off 40 vs KKR)

Most threes in an innings – 2, JP Duminy (15 off 14 vs CSK)

Most fours in an innings – 15, G Maxwell (95 off 43 vs CSK)

Most sixes in an innings – 9, G Maxwell (95 off 43 vs SRH) & Yuvraj Singh (68* off 29 vs DD)

 

Bowling statistics:

Bowler with most…  Bowler 1 Bowler 2 Bowler 3 Bowler 4 Bowler 5
Dot Balls 169 – A Patel 168 – S Narine 159 – B Kumar 155 – M Morkel 154 – D Steyn
Ones 165 – A Patel 154 – R Ashwin 153 – Y Chahal 142 – R Jadeja 140 – S Narine, PV Tambe
Twos 36 – S Narine 35 – M Starc 32 – R Jadeja 27 – M Sharma 25 – M Johnson, Harbhajan Singh
Threes 5 – I Pandey 4 – S Nadeem 3 – B Kumar 3 – M Morkel 3 – S Raina
Fours 50 – M Sharma 46 – D Steyn 45 – M Starc 44 – M Johnson 42 – B Kumar, M Morkel
Fives 1 – R Vinay Kumar 1 – A Dinda 1 -H Patel 1 – J Unadkat 1 – P Awana
Six 22 – P Ojha 21 – R Ashwin 21 – R Jadeja 21 – K Sharma 21 – A Mishra, JP Faulkner

 

Highest percentage  of.. (Min 50 balls)

Dots – 57.57% Sandeep Sharma

Ones – 55.55% Parvez Rasool

Twos – 12.82% S Kaul

Fours – 24.07% C Anderson

Sixes – 13.63% G Maxwell

Lowest percentage of.. (Min 50 balls)

 Dots – 22.72% G Maxwell

Ones – 21.03% M Morkel

Twos – 1.55% S Watson

Fours – 4.16% Shivam Sharma

Sixes – 0.00% A Morkel

Bowler bowling most balls without conceding a six

 97 – A Morkel

25 – N Coulter-Nile

25 – M de Lange

24 – B Cutting

19 – J Hastinngs

Note: Among 102 players who bowled in IPL 7, only 11 players did not concede any six. Each of the 102 players conceded atleast a four this season.

Most dots in an innings – 18 B Kumar vs RCB, R Ashwin vs RCB

Most ones in an innings – 17 J Unadkat vs KKR

Most twos in an innings – 7 R Bhatia vs KKR

Most threes in an innings – 2 S Raina vs RCB, R Ashwin vs MI, I Pandey vs DD, B Hendricks vs RR

Most fours in an innings – 9 P Awana vs CSK

Most sixes in an innings – 7 A Mishra vs KXIP

Batsman vs Bowler

Most runs scored bya batsman against a bowler in this season:

71 (27) – G Maxwell vs R Ashwin (7 Fours, 5 Sixes)

60 (30) – D Miller vs R Jadeja (4 Fours, 4 Sixes)

59 (21) – G Maxwell vs K Sharma (2 Fours, 7 Sixes)

50 (24) – S Raina vs P Chawla (4 Fours, 4 Sixes)

47 (18) – K Pollard vs A Mishra (2 Fours, 5 Sixes)

47 (26) – W Saha vs U Yadav (7 Fours, 1 Six)

Most sixes by a batsman against a bowler in this season  

7 – G Maxwell vs K Sharma

5 – G Maxwell vs R Ashwin, G Maxwell vs A Mishra, G Maxwell vs KA Pollard

4 – Yuvraj Singh vs R Shukla, D Miller vs D Kulkarni, G Maxwell vs D Smith, AB de Villiers vs J Faulkner, S Raina vs P Chawla, D Miller vs R Jadeja, M Pandey vs Karanveer Singh


Most fours by a batsman against a bowler in this season

 9 – Y Takawale vs M Morkel

7 – G Maxwell vs R Ashwin, S Raina vs P Awana, W Saha vs U Yadav

6 – V Sehwag vs A Nehra, R Uthappa vs I Pandey, D Warner vs J Hastings, V Sehwag vs I Pandey

Overs’ statistics:

 

Most expensive overs:

Runs Bowler Batsman Match
33 P Awana S Raina KXIP vs CSK
28 P Suyal P Patel/C Gayle MI vs RCB
27 DS Kulkarni C Pujara/D Miller RR vs KXIP
27 A Mishra K Pollard SRH vs MI
27 R Shukla S Rana/Yuvraj Singh DD vs RCB

Highest Powerplay scores:

 

Runs Team Opp
100 CSK KXIP
86 KXIP SRH
71 MI RR
70 CSK KXIP
70 KXIP CSK

Lowest Powerplay scores:

Runs Team Opp
17 RCB CSK
22 RCB RR
24 KKR KXIP
24 DD CSK
25 RCB SRH

 

Most economical bowlers in Powerplays:

(Min. 10 overs in Powerplay)

5.42 – S Malinga

5.60 – S Narine

5.68 – B Kumar

5.73 – R Ashwin

5.76 – K Richardson

Most expensive bowlers in owerplays:

(Min.10 overs in Powerplay)

10.63 – P Awana

9.06 – J Faulkner

8.33 – M Johnson

8.30 – J Morkel

8.30 – M Sharma

 

Highest aggregate in last 5 overs (16-20):

Runs Team Opp
84 RCB RR
78 SRH KXIP
78 KXIP CSK
78 RCB DD
71 RR KXIP

Most economical bowlers in last 5 overs (16-20)

(Min. 50 balls in last 5 overs)

 6.75 – S Narine

7.26 – I Pathan

7.41 – P Chawla

7.53 – A Patel

8.00 – L Malinga

 

Most expensive bowlers in last 5 overs (16-20)

(Min.50 balls in last 5 overs)

 14.23 – K Pollard

13.00 – Mohammed Shami

12.67 – A Dinda

12.62 – J Unadkat

12.44 – B Hilfenhaus

 

Note: Economy rate of bowlers also include the extras scored in those overs:

 

Total Runs scored in IPL 7 – 18,705

Runs scored with bat – 17,908

Runs scored from extras – 797

 

 (Bharath Seervi is a cricket statistician who is obsessed with digging numbers, facts and records related to the game. An active member of Society of Cricket Statisticians of India, he blogs at www.cricketseervistats.blogspot.com. He can be followed on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SeerviBharath and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SeerviCricket)

 

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