Ducks In IPL
While IPL brings an image of fours and sixes being smashed around the ground, batsmen getting dismissed on ducks (0 runs) is rarely talked about. Rarely so, is talked about various players who were dismissed on a duck the maximum number of times a given batsman was dismissed on duck in various IPL seasons.
Most Ducks In Various IPL Seasons
Let’s take a look at this table that talks about the various players who hold this infamous record for various IPL seasons.
|IPL Season||Player Name||Ducks||Team|
|2009||Herschelle Gibbs||4||Deccan Chargers (now defunct)|
|2011||Mithun Manhas||4||Pune Warriors India (now defunct)|
|2012||Manish Pandey||4||Pune Warriors India (now defunct)|
|2020||Shikhar Dhawan||4||Delhi Capitals|
|2021||Nicholas Pooran||4||Punjab Kings|
The surprising entry in this list is that of Shikhar Dhawan. Now, let’s take a look at the averages of these players in the particular season in which they were dismissed on zero the maximum number of times.
|IPL Season||Player Name||Batting Average|
Hence, there is no direct correlation between a maximum number of ducks and a batsman’s overall performance in a given season. Shikhar Dhawan is by far the best example out of all the batsmen that we talked about. Herschelle Gibbs falls in the same category.
Q Who was dismissed the highest number of times on duck in IPL 2009?
Ans Herschelle Gibbs
Q Who was dismissed the highest number of times on duck in IPL 2011?
Ans Mithun Manhas
Q Who was dismissed the highest number of times on duck in IPL 2012?
Ans Manish Pandey
Q Who was dismissed the highest number of times on duck in IPL 2020?
Ans Shikhar Dhawan
Q Who was dismissed the highest number of times on duck in IPL 2021?
Ans Nicholas Pooran