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IPL 2024 news: Latest updates, injuries and replacements, stats

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by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

IPL 2024, which started on March 22, is currently underway: here is the latest news from the tournament, including current updates, injuries, replacements and statistics.

Updated till Match 18

IPL 2024: Latest news and updates

CSK lose two on the bounce

After winning their first two games of the season, played in Chennai, CSK have lost two back-to-back away games with their tactics coming under the scanner. The defending champions next play KKR, the table-toppers, at home, and will have to get their act back together soon.

Sunil Narine turns back the clock

Narine registered his highest T20 score, blasting 85 off 39 balls against Delhi Capitals. Coming into IPL 2024, Narine had scored 44 runs from 10 outings with the bat in T20 cricket this year. The move back up to the top has worked wonders for him and KKR as his 2017-18 days seem to be back.

LSG unleash Mayank Yadav

The 21-year-old fast bowler from Delhi clocked speeds of 155 kph on IPL debut in the LSG vs PBKS match on Saturday (March 30), sending the cricket world in a frenzy. He returned figures of 3-27 from four overs, taking LSG to victory.

Rishabh Pant plays 100th IPL match

After his return to professional cricket following his horror-car crash at the end of 2022, Rishabh Pant celebrated another milestone on Thursday (March 28). He was presented with a special jersey before his 100th game in the tournament, having played his whole career at Delhi.

IPL 2024: Injuries and replacements

Ruled out of the season

Mohammed Shami (GT): Ankle injury; replaced by Sandeep Warrier
Prasidh Krishna (RR): Quadriceps injury – replaced by Keshav Maharaj
Gus Atkinson (KKR): Workload management – replaced by Dushmantha Chameera
Mark Wood (LSG): Workload management –  replaced by Shamar Joseph
Jason Roy (KKR): Personal reasons – replaced by Phil Salt
Harry Brook (DC): Personal reasons – replaced by Lizaad Williams
Lungi Ngidi (DC): Ankle injury – replaced by Jake Fraser-McGurk
Robin Minz (GT):
Injury due to bike accident – replaced by BR Sharath
Adam Zampa (RR):
Personal reasons replaced by Tanush Kotian
Dilshan Madushanka (MI):
Hamstring injury replaced by Kwena Maphaka
Jason Behrendorff (MI): Broken leg – replaced by Luke Wood
Mujeeb Ur Rahman (KKR):
Unknown – replaced by Allah Ghazanfar
David Willey (LSG): 
Fatigue – replaced by Matt Henry
Wanindu Hasaranga (SRH): 
Heel injury – replaced by Vijayakanth Viyaskanth
Vishnu Vinod (MI):
Forearm injury – replaced by Harvik Desai
Mitchell Marsh (DC):
Right hamstring tear – replacement not named

Doubtful for at least part of the season

Suryakumar Yadav (MI): Ankle injury, sports hernia – missed MI’s first three games, will be back for the fourth
Devon Conway (CSK): Thumb injury – not expected to be fit till May
Shikhar Dhawan (PBKS): Shoulder injury – ruled out for at least a week from April 14

IPL 2024: Important stats

Batting stats

  • Most runs (Orange Cap): Virat Kohli (361)
  • Most fours: Virat Kohli (35)
  • Most sixes: Heinrich Klaasen (24)
  • Most fours in an innings: Phil Salt (14 vs LSG)
  • Most sixes in an innings: Heinrich Klaasen (8 vs KKR), Travis Head (8 vs RCB)
  • Fastest fifty: Abhishek Sharma (16 balls vs MI)
  • Highest score: Virat Kohli (113* vs RR)
  • Best batting strike rate (50 balls): Dinesh Karthik (205)
  • Best batting strike rate in an innings (10 balls): Romario Shepherd (390 vs DC)
  • Best batting average (100 runs): Dinesh Karthik (75.33)

Bowling stats

  • Most wickets (Purple Cap): Yuzvendra Chahal (12)
  • Most dot balls: Khaleel Ahmed (83)
  • Most dot balls in an innings: Mayank Yadav (17 vs RCB)
  • Most maidens: Khaleel Ahmed (1), Yash Thakur (1), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1)
  • Best bowling economy (10 overs): Jasprit Bumrah (5.95)
  • Best bowling economy in an innings (4 overs): Yuzvendra Chahal (2.75 vs MI), Krunal Pandya (2.75 vs GT)
  • Best bowling average (5 wickets): Mayank Yadav (9)
  • Best bowling strike rate (5 wickets): Mayank Yadav (9), Matheesha Pathirana (9)
  • Best bowling figures: Jasprit Bumrah (5-21 vs RCB)
  • Most runs conceded in an innings: Reece Topley (1-68 vs SRH)

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