The 13th edition of Indian Premier League is getting more and more interested as new records continue to be made in the ongoing tournament.
In the IPL 2020 being played in the UAE, old records are being demolished and new ones are being created every day. 3 such records are created on Sunday where Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings XI Punjab. The match saw an unbeaten 181-run partnership between Chennai opener Shane Watson (83) and Faf du Plessis (87) and helped Chennai registering their second win in IPL 2020.
Few Records Made by Faf du Plessis And Shane Watson in Match 18
1.Highest Partnership for Chennai Super Kings
Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis put on an unbroken partnership of 181 runs for the first wicket and the team was won in the 18th over. It became the biggest partnership for any wicket for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
This partnership of Watson and du Plessis became the biggest partnership for any wicket against Punjab in the IPL.
2.Ninth Major Partnership in the IPL
This partnership between these two Chennai openers became the Ninth major partnership in the IPL.
Highest Partnership in the history of the IPL
- Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers – 229 runs, RCB vs GL
- Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers – 215* runs, RCB vs MI
- Adam Gilchrist and Shaun Marsh – 206 runs, KXIP vs RCB
- Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli- 204*, RCB vs DD
- David Warner and Naman Ojha – 189*, DD vs DC
- Jonny Bairstow and David Warner – 185 runs, SRH vs RCB
- Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn- 184* runs, KKR vs GL
- Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul- 183 runs, KXIP vs RR
- Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis- 181* runs, CSK vs KXIP
- Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson- 176* runs, SRH vs DD
*The team DC mentioned here is Deccan Chargers, not Delhi Capitals.
3.Second Biggest Win in IPL
Chennai scored a target of 181 runs in 17.4 overs without losing wickets in response to Punjab’s 178 runs. With this, it was the second biggest win in IPL history in terms of achieving the target without losing wickets.
4.For the first time in Dubai, a team won by chasing in IPL 2020
For the first time in the season, a team has won the match by chasing in Dubai. Earlier there were 7 matches on this ground, in which only the team batting first won.