The most entertaining cricket league in the world is IPL (Indian Premier League). A batsman always tends to smash the bowlers all over the park and play a valuable knock to bring joy to the faces of fans and his teammates. But at the same time if a batsman gets out without scoring a single run then it irritates the batsman and his fans. Having the number of Most Ducks In IPL History is a bizarre record to make, let’s have a look at the players on this list.
Dinesh Karthik : Most Ducks in IPL
One of the few players to stay around since 2008, Dinesh Karthik gets the top place on the cringey list of most ducks in IPL. In the last 16 editions of the IPL, Karthik previously played as a middle-order batsman and now has been portraying the role of a finisher in RCB. Along with being the 10th-highest run-getter (4516) in the cash-rich tournament history, The Chennai-based batsman has bagged 17 ducks.
Current Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma has the 2nd most number of ducks in IPL history with 16 ducks in 243 IPL matches. Sharma is also the 4th highest run-scorer in the marquee event, accumulating 6211 runs at a decent average of 29.58. Generally, Rohit Sharma makes records worth remembering but this one he would not like to remember.
The right-hand batsman from Punjab, Mandeep Singh has made it to the 4th spot on this list, having 15 ducks in 98 innings he has played. At a decent strike rate of 123.89, Mandeep has amassed 1706 runs thus far. Mandeep tries to play attacking cricket whenever he goes to bat which increases the chance of getting out too.
One of the most experienced overseas batters in IPL, Glenn Maxwell has got himself in the 5th position on the list of having the most number of ducks (14) in IPL. In his 12 years of IPL career, Maxwell scored 2703 runs in 118 innings at a normal strike rate of 157.42. The veteran batsman from Australia has a boasting strike rate of 157.42 in the cash-rich league.
One of the few players to play 200 IPL games, Ambati Rayudu occupies the 6th spot on this unworthy chart of most ducks in IPL. Featuring in 203 matches, the Hyderabad boy creamed 4348 runs which include 14 ducks. Rayudu has lifted the IPL trophy 6 times, 3 times with MI and 3 times with CSK.
One of the most experienced campaigners in the Indian Premier League, Parthiv Patel stands in 11th place in terms of setting the bizarre record of the most ducks in the IPL. As an opener, Parthiv made 2848 runs in 139 games, with his technically sound batting. But the Southpaw will not like getting the feat of 13 ducks.
List of Top 10 Players with Most Ducks In IPL History
Dinesh Karthik has the most duck (17) in IPL.
Rohit Sharma has 16 ducks in IPL.
Virat Kohli has 10 ducks in IPL.
Jos Buttler had the most ducks in IPL 2022 (5).
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