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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

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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
2009 Herschelle Gibbs 33.72
2011 Mithun Manhas 11.40
2012 Manish Pandey 20.42
2020 Shikhar Dhawan 44.14
2021 Nicholas Pooran 4.66

Conclusion

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.

FAQs

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

 

 

 

 

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