Chennai Super Kings’ streak of making it to the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs every time ended on Sunday (25 October 2020). They had previously finished in the top four in every season of the IPL that they featured in – 10 times in total. Here’s a quiz to test your knowledge on other such runs in the IPL.
In 2012, who became the first batsman to score five consecutive 50+ scores in the IPL?
Jos Buttler in 2018 and David Warner in 2019 are the other two instances of batsmen scoring five consecutive 50+ scores in the IPL.
Recently, Kieron Pollard won 15 consecutive T20 matches as captain, a run which came to an end during MI’s defeat to RR. Which Indian player, who has never captained in the IPL, holds the record for most consecutive wins as captain in T20 cricket?
Under the captaincy of Pandey, Karnataka won 18 successive T20 matches in 2019.