Getting out without making any runs is a big disappointment for any cricketer but it happens with everyone when you are not in form or facing a hard time. In the current season of the IPL in 2022, many superstar cricketers are not looking positive with the bat. Especially, the two big names of the Indian team, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have not been able to perform the style of cricket that cricket fans have come to expect. In the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kohli earned his second Duck in the IPL 2022. So, Kohli is at the top position for having the most ducks in the IPL.
List of the most ducks in IPL
Let’s check out who received the most ducks in IPL:
Rohit Sharma (14 Ducks in 221 Matches)
Rohit Sharma, who has also performed for Deccan Chargers, is currently the captain of Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma, the hitman, holds the record of getting dismissed for the most ducks in IPL, he has been sent out for a duck on 14 occasions in 221 matches of IPL. Rohit Sharma made the record of having most ducks while playing against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2022, he was dismissed by Mukesh Chaudary in the 2nd ball of the match. Throughout his entire journey of IPL, Rohit added 5764 runs from 221 matches at a strike rate of 130.28 including a single hundred.
Piyush Chawla (13 Ducks in 165 Matches)
Piyush Chawla, a former right-arm Indian leg-break bowler, holds the 2nd position for having the most ducks in the history of IPL. Piyush Chawla was sent out for a duck 13 times in the IPL while playing for Kolkata, Punjab, Chennai, and Mumbai. He made his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab in 2008 and since then he has appeared in 165 matches in which he took 157 wickets at an economy of 7.88. Despite 12 ducks for him, he has been a great bowler in IPL as he is listed in 5th position in the list of highest wicket-takers. He was a part of Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of 2014 where he struck the winning run. He played his last IPL match in 2021 for Mumbai Indians against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Harbhajan Singh (13 Ducks in 163 Matches)
Harbhajan Singh, a former Indian off-spinner, is listed in the 3rd position for having the most ducks in IPL. In 165 matches, has been dismissed for a duck on 13 instances while playing for CSK, KKR, and MI. He started his IPL career with Mumbai Indians and played his first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mumbai where he got 2 wickets. Lastly, he was seen in the match against RCB at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai while playing for CSK in 2021. In his IPL career, Harbhajan Singh appeared in 163 matches and took 150 wickets at an economy of 7.08.
Mandeep Singh (13 Ducks in 107 Matches)
Mandeep Singh, a right-handed batsman, is placed at the number 4th position for having the most ducks in IPL. Mandeep Singh has been dismissed for a duck on 13 occasions in 163 matches while playing for Delhi, Kolkata, Punjab, and Bangalore. He made his IPL debut for Kolkata in 2010 and played his first match against Mumbai Indians but he failed to do something big for his team. Then he was selected for Punjab but the story was the same. Finally, in 2012, he became the highest scorer for Punjab. Since then he has contested 107 matches and scored 1692 runs at a strike rate of 123.77 including 6 fifties. Currently, he was included in the Delhi Capitals for the Tata IPL 2022.
Parthiv Patel (13 Ducks in 139 Matches)
Parthiv Patel, a former left-handed Indian batsman, is in the number 5th position for getting the most ducks in IPL. In 139 matches of IPL, he has been dismissed for a duck on 13 occasions while playing for CSK, Deccan Chargers, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad. He started his IPL journey in 2008 with CSK and played his first match against Kings XI Punjab. He was last seen in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore where he was dismissed for a duck. He has participated in 139 T20 in IPL and accumulated 2848 runs at a strike rate of 120.78 including 13 fifties.