Ganguly’s Statistics in Last Three IPL Editions

Ganguly has been the most talked about player of the last three IPL. A movie can be made on the highs and lows surrounding Gangulys association with KKR and IPL from 2008 till 2010. His dramatic return to 2011 for just 3 matches adds spice to the already burning events of stories. Controversially the IPL 4 auction termed him untouchable. Was he that bad in first three editions!! Let the statistics talk on Dada as captain and KKR player.

Overall Performance from 2008-2010

    Top 10 run scorer of IPL till 2010.
    One of the top 10 fielders also of first three editions.
    Useful bowler also taking 6 wickets.
    Highest scorer of KKR.
    Most Catches by KKR fielder.

Captain Dada and KKR
Under his captaincy in two editions of 2008 and 2019 KKR won 13, lost 14.

    2008 – 6 Win 7 Losses, 1 No Result
    2010 – 7 Wins 7 Losses

When Dada’s captaincy was snatched, KKR could manage only 3 wins in 2009.

    2009 result– Won 3, Lost 10, 1 No Result

Dada – The Batsman

    1. The only player from KKR to score 1000+ runs in first three editions of IPL.
    2. The 4th highest scorer of 2010 edition and the highest of KKR (Tendulkar, Kallis and Raina ahead of him playing more matches than him)
    14 matches 493 runs, 88 highest, 4 half centuries, 15 6s, SR 117.66
    3. The highest scorer of KKR and 13th highest scorer of tournament
    13 matches, 349 runs 91 highest, SR 113.68, 3 50s, 15 6s
    4. Third highest scorer of KKR in 2009 – the dismal performance in 2009 when he went through the Buchanan and SRK teams torture, scoring only 189 runs in 11 innings.
    13 matches, 11 innings, 189 runs, 46 highest, 91.30 SR, 6 6s


    5th best bowler of KKR taking 6 wickets, in 2008.
    2 wickets in 2009.


    5 catches in 2008 made him joint best fielder of KKR.
    3 catches in 2009 (joint 3nd best KKR fielder)

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