3136 - Which cricketers have played the most matches before captaining in IPL 1st time?
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is captaining CSK against KKR in IPL 2022 today. He has set the record for playing most number of matches (200) before leading a side in an IPL match. Manish Pandey held the previous record with 153 matches before captaincy debut. They are followed by Kieron Pollard (137 matches), Ravichandran Ashwin (111) and Sanju Samson (107).
BCCI is planning to start women's IPL by 2023 after the approval in AGM (Annual General Meeting), board President Sourav Ganguly said on Friday. Inaugural edition will have five or six teams. "There'll be four matches involving three teams around...IPL play-offs," said IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel. All existing 10 men's franchises will be given first preference to buy women's teams.