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In its 15th year, IPL had many firsts, including the impact player rule

According to experts, the high-scoring matches are a result of the newly introduced 'impact rule', which helps teams to bring in an impact player at any time of the game


Chennai Super Kings Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Gujarat Titans counterpart, Hardik Pandya, at the toss before the IPL 2023 final in Ahmedabad:| Photo: PTI

Anushka Bhardwaj New Delhi

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IPL 2023 has ended on a thrilling note, with the 16th season breaking a number of records. The season saw 3,248 boundaries (1,105 sixes and 2,143 fours), up from 3,079 in 2022.

There was a sharp increase in the number of 200s scored and chased, making it a high-scoring season. While the number of centuries scored touched 12, it was the first time that two players scored two consecutive 100s — Shubman Gill of Gujarat Titans (GT) against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB); and Virat Kohli of RCB against SRH and GT.

According to experts, the high-scoring

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First Published: May 29 2023 | 8:25 PM IST

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