The inaugural release of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL 2021) has been down and dusted giving memorable thrills to the watchers concluding picking the Rawalakot Hawks as the primary winners.
Being in its very first editions, the KPL 2021 has provided outclass performances with the bat, bowl, and in the field. On the same hand, a few dull frills have also been showcased.
Surprisingly, in fifteen encounters alongside three playoffs and a final, 6240 runs have been totaled including 606 fours and 298 sixes, and 29 ducks.
The batters from each of the six sides have consolidated 33 fifties and 4 out of the total players became able to turn their double figures into a ton. Notably, the batting strike rate concluding every execution gathers 147.6.
Out of 6240 runs being tallied, 4212 runs were induced by fours and sixes. When it comes to bowling, 4229 bowls have been carted out of which, 30 no balls were produced. Bowlers were equipped to pick 211 wickets denting up two four-wicket hauls alongside a single five-wicket haul.
The fielders were quick too on the field and have taken 122 catches. Two of the run-outs have stolen the shows during the respective games. It is appropriate to specify that Sharjeel Khan and Zeeshan Ashraf are the top two run-scorers of the KPL 2021. Moreover, Sharjeel is the one to tally the highest score (141) throughout the contest.
In the bowling depart, Salman Irshad and Asif Afridi are the topmost wicket-takers with 16 and 12 wickets respectively whereas, Shan Masood reaped the most count of catches (6).
Here is the list showing KPL 2021 in numbers:
Total Runs Scored: 6240
Total Fours Hit: 606
Total Sixes Hit: 298
Total Fifties: 33
Total Hundreds: 4
Batting Strike Rate: 147.6
Total Ducks: 29
Runs in 4/6: 4212
Totals Balls Bowled: 4229
Total Wickets Taken: 211
Total Wides: 187
Total No Balls: 30
Total Maidens: 5
Bowling Economy: 8.9
Every 20.04 ball for Wicket
Average Partnership: 29.57