IPL 2021: An analysis of the first phase

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The Indian Premier League 2021 season begins on Sunday after being halted earlier in May due to COVID-19, which affected the players.

All eight clubs will aim to get off to a great start in what is a new season with half the season remaining.

Fans are bracing themselves for an action-packed month leading up to the ICC T20 World Cup.

Dhawan, Rahul, and Faf are the top scorers

Shikhar Dhawan of the Delhi Capitals scored the most runs in the first phase. In eight games, the southpaw scored 380 runs at a strike rate of 54.28.

With the highest score of 92, he broke three fifties.

Dhawan is followed by Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul, who has 331 runs in seven matches at a strike rate of 66.20. He reached the age of fifty-four.
Faf du Plessis (320 runs) of CSK is third.

Harshal, Morris, and Avesh have taken the most victims

Harshal Patel, a Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler, took 17 wickets in seven matches at a fantastic average of 15.11. 5/27 was his finest spell.

Chris Morris of the Rajasthan Royals came after him.

With the best performance of 4/23, the Proteas fast bowler grabbed 14 scalps at 16.00.

Avesh Khan, a Delhi Capitals pacer, also bagged 14 scalps in eight matches at 16.50.

Batting statistics worth noting

Dhawan has the most fours (43) followed by Prithvi Shaw (37) and Faf du Plessis (32). (29).

Rahul has the most sixes in the IPL thus far (16).

In the IPL 2021, three players have each scored a century (Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Devdutt Padikkal).

Kieron Pollard of the Mumbai Indians scored the quickest fifty (17 balls) against CSK while also hitting the highest six (105m).

In terms of bowling, there are some notable figures

Ishant Sharma of DC bowled the most first-ball overs (2).

Mohammed Shami of the Punjab Kings went on to account for the most dot balls (76).

Shahbaz Ahmed of the Royal Challengers Bangalore had the highest bowling average (8.00).

Imran Tahir of CSK is credited with the best economy rate (4.00).

Lungi Ngidi (0/62) gave up the most runs in a game.

The fastest ball was recorded by Kagiso Rabada (148.73 km/h).

The points table has been thoroughly examined (top four teams)

Delhi Capitals: Matches 8 Won 6 Loss 2 NRR +0.457 Points 12

Chennai Super Kings: Matches 7 Won 5 Loss 2 NRR +1.263 Points 10

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Matches 10 Won 5 Loss 2 NRR -0.171 Points 10

Mumbai Indians: Matches 7 Won 4 Loss 3 NRR +0.062 Points 8

An examination of the teams ranked fifth through eighth

Rajasthan Royals: Matches 7 Won 3 Loss 4 NRR -0.190 Points 6

Punjab Kings: Matches 8 Won 3 Loss 5 NRR -0.368 Points 6

Kolkata Knight Riders: Matches 8 Won 2 Loss 5 NRR -0.494 Points 4

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Matches 8 Won 1 Loss 6 NRR -0.623 Points 2