For any player in any format of cricket, getting out very close to a century is very painful. Today we are going to tell you about those five players in the Indian Premier League (IPL history) who have been dismissed for 99 runs.
Chennai Super Kings batter Ruturaj Gaikwad is a new inclusion to his painful list. Ruturaj played a knock of 99 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad last night.
In the 15 years history of IPL, Virat Kohli, Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan, Chris Gayle, and Ruturaj Gaikwad are batsmen who have been dismissed for 99 runs. Let's take a deep look into it.
King Kohli was dismissed for 99 against Delhi Capitals (Daredevils in that time) in 2013. Virat's IPL career has been long and brilliant. Kohli has a total of 5 centuries in IPL and is the highest run-scorer in this league.
Prithvi Shaw missed out on completing his century against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2019. Shaw smashed 99 runs off 55 balls before getting dismissed on 99. Talking about Prithvi Shaw, his IPL career started in the year 2018. and he is currently playing for Delhi Capitals.
Ishan Kishan was dismissed for 99 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020. However, Kishan recorded 99 runs off 56 balls that night. In the IPL, currently, he is playing for Mumbai Indians.
Chris Gayle missed out on completing his century against Rajasthan Royals in 2020. Gayle scored 99 runs off 63 balls before getting out. Meanwhile, he has the highest 6 centuries in the IPL.
N.B: Updated till 01/05/2022