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IPL 2018: Throwback to the ‘firsts’ of everything that has happened in the history of the tournament

FIRST IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has come a long way since it’s inception in the year of 2008. The cash-rich fiesta has emerged to be the biggest T20 tournament in world cricket and is graced by the participation of the biggest stars in the fraternity. The 7th of April 2018 will see the tournament kick start it’s 11 edition with the Mumbai Indians as the defending Champions.

With the right proportion of entertainment and quality, the BCCI backed tournament has all the ingredients to keep the world hooked for the next two months. We have seen trailblazing performances with the ball and bat, bone shattering dives, otherworldly catches and most importantly a plethora of talented youngsters have been cultivated from the tournament.




Having said that, we are here to take you to a nostalgic ride to give you the ‘firsts’ of the many things that happened. Here they are:

First ball bowled: Praveen Kumar, KKR vs RCB, 2008

 

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar

First Ball Faced: Sourav Ganguly, KKR vs RCB, 2008

Sourav ganguly
Sourav ganguly

First Run: Sourav Ganguly off Praveen Kumar, Single, KKR vs RCB, 2008

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly




First Wicket: Zaheer Khan, KKR vs RCB, 2008

Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan

First 50, 100, 150 – Brendon McCullum 158* vs RCB, 2008

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum

First Maiden: Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath

First 5 wicket haul: Sohail Tanvir, 6/14 vs CSK

Sohail Tanvir
Sohail Tanvir

First four: Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum

First six: Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum

First title: Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals




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