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Top 10: Bowler Dismissing Batsman Most Times in IPL

It is, in cricket, common for a batsman to have a weak link in their batting. It might be a negative line or length the batsman tends to play along with. When you play the game for a long time, there is a high chance that your opposition can find weaknesses in your batting, thanks to the technological advancements present these days.

For instance, Indian batsmen, a decade back, had got the tendency to get dismissed to short deliveries. It played a big role in Indian cricket’s losses in overseas conditions. Things changed now as the modern-day Indian cricketers have evolved to take on the demons on the pitch more effectively than before.

Likewise, some bowlers have an edge over a type of players. For instance, Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has the liking to bowl against left-handed batsmen. If you look at the list of his favourite Test victims, you will find his dominance against left-handed batsmen.

This article will discuss the bowlers who were able to pick the wickets of the same batsman multiple times in the Indian Premier League.

Bowlers to dismiss a batsman most number of times in IPL

BOWLERVICTIM BATTERDISMISSALSRUNS CONCEDEDINNINGS
Zaheer KhanMS Dhoni77411
Sandeep SharmaVirat Kohli77814
Amit MishraRohit Sharma78717
Ravichandran AshwinRobin Uthappa712315
Sunil NarineRohit Sharma713718
Yuzvendra ChahalQuinton de Kock6448
Jasprit BumrahRishabh Pant64712
Ravindra JadejaGlenn Maxwell64910
Mohit SharmaAmbati Rayudu65212
Ashish NehraVirat Kohli66010
Bhuvneshwar KumarParthiv Patel66514
Yuzvendra ChahalMayank Agarwal6729
Piyush ChawlaAmbati Rayudu67512
Bhuvneshwar KumarAjinkya Rahane69016
Pragyan OjhaMS Dhoni69812
Zaheer KhanGautam Gambhir610912

Stats Insights

Interestingly the top two wicket-takers, Lasith Malinga and Dwayne Bravo, don’t feature in this list. Malinga has dismissed Brendon McCullum, Manish Pandey, & Shikhar Dhawan 4 times each. Virat Kohli has never got out to Lasith Malinga. On the other hand, the champion bowler, Dwayne Bravo, has picked Rohit Sharma 5 times – his personal best in the league.

Interestingly, Ashwin, who tops the bowlers’ list for dismissing most opening batsmen, has dismissed Robin Uthappa, a right-hander, most times in his IPL times.

Indian IPL stalwarts Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Ambati Rayudu feature twice, thanks to their longevity in the tournament.

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