Durban: Yusuf Pathan, one of the most destructive cricketer in the contemporary cricket, leads the list of players with most Man-of-the-Match awards in IPL.
Pathan has been adjudged the Man of the Match seven times now in the IPL, extending his record. He had already won three MOM awards in the 2009 edition is the most by any player.
Pathan has also completed 600 runs in the IPL career- 604 at 31.78 in 22 matches. He is the fourth batsman to aggregate 600 runs in the IPL. The leading run-getters in the IPL are: Gilchrist (646), Raina (621), Marsh (616) and Yusuf Pathan (604).
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Pathan also now equals Sanath Jayasuriya for record number of sixes (35) in the IPL. Senior Pathan who had hit ten sixes in the IPL 2009 edition is just behind Deccan Chargers who has 13 sixes to his name. He has scored a half century off only 21 ball's in the first season of IPL.
Pathan's spectacular all-round show in the final was instrumental in Rajasthan's triumph in IPL 2008.