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IPL 2023: The Top Five Batters In The IPL History Who Got Out For Ducks

IPL 2023: The Top Five Batters In The IPL History Who Got Out For Ducks

No batter ever wants to be out, moreover getting out without adding anything to the score. A batter recording a duck is quite embarrassing. And the batter’s skill comes under intense scrutiny.

The same is true of IPL and T20 cricket. Numerous times, a player has been called out without adding to his score on the scoreboard.

This could be due to a variety of things, such as a bowler’s perfect delivery. The batter makes a mistake on his first visit to the crease. The players’ respective poor matchups when they arrive at the crease.

These players have registered the most ducks in IPL history –

5)  Ambati Rayudu – 14 ducks

The veteran batter is currently playing for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL 2023. he is fifth on the list with 14 ducks through the 49th game.

Ambati Rayudu frequently finds himself in a position where he must go berserk from the first ball. Which occasionally results in him losing his wicket early on due to the middle-over enforcer role he has played in his IPL career.

4)  Dinesh Karthik – 15 ducks 

With 15 ducks in 217 innings for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Dinesh Karthik comes in second on the IPL’s unwelcome list. Karthik has reinvented his pace game and has consistently won games for his team.

Karthik frequently bats in the final overs to increase the team’s score, receiving an average of eight to ten balls per bat. As a result, there is a great chance that he will escape on the cheap.

Karthik’s vulnerability against spinners has also led to him being dismissed for nothing. It is also targeted by opposing teams if he enters the crease too soon.

3)  Mandeep Singh – 15 ducks 

With 15 ducks in 111 IPL innings, the right-handed batter from Punjab occupies the third spot on this list.

Only at Royal Challengers Bangalore was Mandeep Singh given the responsibility of finishing games at No. Mandeep Singh has never received regular opportunities in the playing XI. 5 or 6.

Mandeep consistently tries to play an aggressive style of cricket, which frequently leads to him being out without scoring.

2)  Sunil Narine – 15 ducks

Sunil Narine was elevated to the opening position for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy days. And has also accumulated 15 ducks in 158 IPL innings.

With early success in that position, bowlers began to discover Narine’s weakness against short deliveries and hard length, which led to his dismissal for nought post-IPL 2017.

1)  Rohit Sharma – 16 ducks

Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Mumbai Indians (MI), is now the IPL leader with 16 ducks in 232 innings after giving up a catch at gully against the Chennai Super Kings, MI’s fiercest rivals.

It is quite puzzling and difficult to believe that a batter of his calibre could be struck out without scoring so frequently. Rival teams typically try to exploit Rohit’s vulnerability to left-arm fast bowlers, who frequently get Rohit out.

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