20/05/2009

IPL is a 'lefty' game

Lefty'sImage by storem via Flickr

Mull this:

"On one hand we have Matthew Hayden (Chennai Super Kings, 426), Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings, 309), J P Duminy (Mumbai Indians, 297) and Yuvraj Singh (Kings XI Punjab, 296) as the top four batsmen. Gilchrist again features in the top 10 list with an aggregate of 265 from 10 games so far.

On the other hand, we have bowlers like R P Singh (Deccan Chargers), Ashish Nehra (Delhi Daredevils), Yusuf Abdulla (Kings XI Punjab), Shadab Jakati (Chennai Super Kings) and Pragyan Ojha (Deccan Chargers) featuring among the top bowlers in the competition."


Why are the left- hander's having a field day in IPL?
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9 Comments:

Blogger straight point said...

in the ipl left seems to be just right...they are doing basic things right and playing with right kinda attitude required for IPL...left no options for right players...

they are ruling left right and (in) center...

:)

20/05/2009, 11:33  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Pan,

Now you are talking politics. :)

20/05/2009, 11:35  
Anonymous scorpicity said...

Looks like it is the only place where the left has won.

BTW, thought your blog was gunned down. Ditched the url?

20/05/2009, 15:19  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Scorpi,

I lost the url.

20/05/2009, 15:28  
Blogger Naked Cricket said...

right handed bowlers r clueless, as are right handed batsmen - so what are you left with?

20/05/2009, 15:54  
Blogger Q said...

Its the same as last year... left handers dominated. Both the Orange Cap (Marsh) and Purple Cap (Tanvir) went to lefties.. will be the same this year..

Dont know why though..

Welcome Back Ott

20/05/2009, 16:02  
Blogger Ottayan said...

NC,

Clued in lefty's? :)

20/05/2009, 17:37  
Blogger Ottayan said...

Thanks for the welcome, Q. Now that you pointed out that lefty's dominated last years IPL, I think we will have to get to the bottom of it.

20/05/2009, 17:39  
Blogger Q said...

That calls for a post.. soon.

20/05/2009, 17:45  

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