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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

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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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