Mumbai: The Indian Premier League (IPL) was started in 2008. This year the 16th season of this league is being played. On Sunday, the first winner of this league, Rajasthan Royals and five-time winner Mumbai Indians, the most successful team of this league, are face to face. This is a historic match of IPL as it is the 1000th match of the league. IPL has covered this special journey and on this occasion BCCI has shared this special video.
The 1000th match of IPL is being played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Before this match, BCCI organized a special program and honored two former players who were part of the first season of IPL. These two players were Sachin Tendulkar, Mumbai’s mentor at this time and Kumar Sangakkara, part of Rajasthan’s support staff.
read this also- What happened in the first, 100th and 500th match of IPL, know here
1000 matches in six minutes
IPL has shared a six-minute video on its official Twitter handle. Special moments of IPL have been included in this video. It includes the first match of IPL in which Kolkata Knight Riders faced Royal Challengers Bangalore and Brendon McCullum playing for Kolkata scored a stormy century. Apart from this, the first hat-trick of IPL which was taken by L Balaji for Chennai, Chris Gayle’s innings of 175 against Pune Warriors is included.
Apart from this, winning the first season of Rajasthan under the captaincy of Shane Warne and celebrating after that is also included. From the journey of Chennai’s title victories to former Punjab captain wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist’s bowling and taking wickets, the moment is also captured. The five wickets taken by Anil Kumble against Rajasthan have also been mentioned.
𝐀 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 ! 👏🏻👏🏻
1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ matches – A landmark moment for IPL 🙌🏻@ChennaiIPL | @DelhiCapitals | @gujarat_titans | @KKRiders | @LucknowIPL | @mipaltan | @PunjabKingsIPL | @rajasthanroyals | @RCBTweets | @SunRisers #IPL1000 | #TATAIPL | #MIvRR pic.twitter.com/JatDr3gk3K
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 30, 2023
read this also- Yashasvi Jaiswal did a great job, scored a century in the 1000th match
Amazing work of Tewatia, Rinku and Joseph
Apart from this, Alzarri Joseph, Rahul Tewatia and Rinku Singh have also got a place in this video. Alzarri Joseph took six wickets while making his debut for Mumbai Indians. That moment of his has found a place in this video. Apart from this, Rahul Tewatia, who played for Rajasthan Royals, hit five sixes on Sheldon Cottrell of Punjab. He has also been included in this video.
Rinku Singh gave a surprising victory to Kolkata Knight Riders by hitting five consecutive sixes on Yash Dayal against Gujarat Titans in IPL-2023. This feat of Rinku has also found a place in this video.
read this also- Arjun Tendulkar could not play 1000th match of IPL, out of playing-11