As we all know IPL has a superb fan following and craze around the world. A domestic match which has made some people's dream come true and gave them an exposure and new platform to play with international cricket players. Apart from this, the tournament has made a great impact on cricketing nations, two players from different countries, playing for the same team which shows unity of the game. Players from the same national team playing against each other with good spirit make the fans day. Let's have a look at the players representing the same country in an international tournament and playing against each other in IPL. Two Exceptionally good players from India will open the IPL season by playing against each other. They both are holding the Record of being Purple cap holder and Orange cap holder last season. They have played last IPL season and done a great job for their respective teams. One of them is the seam bowler and another one is called the Run Machine of this era. Yes, we are talking about Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
As we all are very excited to watch the drama and entertainment of IPL. We have focused on the players who hold the record of scoring most runs and Most wickets last season. Both of them played equal matches.
Let's have a look at Virat's record:
Virat Kohli has played 16 matches last season and scored 973 and became the orange cap holder which includes few remarkable figures. He has smashed 4 hundreds and 7 half centuries with the help of 83 fours and 38 sixes, he is on the 7th rank if we compared his strike rate. He has a strike rate of 152.03.
Apart from scoring most runs, he has made one more record on his name of highest Batting Average of 81.08. these are the few highlights of Virat Kohli's performance last season.
Let's have a look at the swing bowler of Indian team Bhuvneshwar Kumar and his record in IPL last season.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has played 17 matches last season and took 23 wickets was the highest wickets taken by any player last season and became the purple cap holder. We have a detailed look on his performance last season.
Bowling Average: 21.30
Bowling Economy: 7.42
Bowling Strike rate: 17.21
He has the best record of taking 4 wickets by giving 29 was the highest for him last season.
Here is what happened when they both faced each other last season.
Virat and Bhuvneshwar came in front of each other 3 times.
Total Ball Faced By Virat against Bhuvneshwar Kumar : 19 balls last season
Total Runs Scored : 17 runs
Smashed 4’s : 3 times
Strike rate against Bhuvneshwar Kumar : 89.47
Bhuvneshwar got him out : 1 time
First match of IPL 2017 is going to be very excited as last time finalist are facing each other in the opening match of IPL 2017. Who do you will performa better, do comment and share on our Facebook Page and Twitter. See you again with the next article.I hope the given information and stats are useful for you, for more articles about comparison do visit the IPL 2017 menu above. Thank you for your support.