Indian Premier League has entertained with some huge sixes and boundaries. The run-scoring has gone up over the years, the strike rates have also risen but there have been some players who have found the going hard, they have got out very early without getting off the mark. Some have tried to go aggressive from ball one and lost their wicket while others have had to face some unplayable deliveries.
Players have struggled against a yorker over the years and it has resulted in plenty of ducks in the Indian Premier League, players need to face a couple of balls to get their eye in and a yorker in the initial stage of their innings can prove to be lethal. In this article, we will list out the highest number of ducks by a player in the history of the Indian Premier League.
List of most ducks by a player in the IPL
1. Mandeep Singh – 15 ducks in 95 innings
Mandeep Singh leads the charts of the most number of ducks by a player in the Indian Premier League, he has got dismissed 15 times on a duck. Mandeep has gone on to represent plenty of different franchises in the League from KKR, RCB, KXIP and RR.
2. Rohit Sharma – 14 ducks in 225 innings
Rohit Sharma comes second on the list of the most number of ducks by a player in the Indian Premier League. Apart from the flamboyant batting, he has also got out early in his inning on plenty of occasions. This includes 14 ducks in the 225 matches played by him.
3. Piyush Chawla – 13 ducks in 82 innings.
Piyush Chawla usually bats down the order and has very less bowls to face and in trying to make most of the ball, he has lost his wicket barely on in his innings, Piyush Chawla has got dismissed 13 times on a duck in 82 innings.
4. Harbhajan Singh – 13 ducks in 90 innings
Harbhajan Singh has bailed out Mumbai Indian with his bat on a few occasions, but in trying to make the most of the deliveries he faces, he has lost his wicket on the first 3 balls of the innings. Harbhajan Singh has got out 13 times on a duck as well but in 90 innings.
5. Parthiv Patel – 13 ducks in 127 innings
Parthiv Patel has been in the game for the longest time, he is currently retired but he has played for many teams in the IPL over the years and he comes 5th on the list of the most duck by a player in the Indian Premier League which is 13, he has played 137 games for different IPL franchises.
IPL: Top 5 players to get most ducks in IPL history
|KKR, RCB, KXIP, RR
|KKR, MI, KXIP
|MI, CSK, KKR
|RCB, CSK, RR
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