Players Who Became Nervous Nineties Victims in IPL History

Batsmen with the Most Number of Nervous Nineties in IPL

Nervous Nineties in IPL: After a fabulous display from all-rounder, Andre Russell (62) & Dinesh Karthik (50) from Kolkata Knight Riders set a target of 185 for Delhi Capitals. The young opening batsman from Delhi Capitals Prithvi Shaw showed his class as he scored 99 in 55 balls but he failed to score hundred by 1 run.

nervous nineties in IPL

But unfortunately even after 99 from Prithvi Shaw match tied at the end and Delhi Capitals won the match in super over. If he scored 1 run more then he will be the youngest batsman to score a century in IPL.

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This is the 52nd time when batsman got out or remained unbeaten in the nineties. In an inaugural season in 2008, Virender Sehwag becomes first ever batsman to score in the nineties in IPL. He scored unbeaten 94 in just 41 balls for Delhi Capitals against Deccan Chargers. In the same edition, Kumar Sangakkara (94) & Saurav Ganguly (91) were the other two who got out in the nineties for Kings XI Punjab & Kolkata Knight Riders respectively.

Nervous 90 lists in IPL:

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Player Name No. of times
David Warner 5
Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli 3
Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane, Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Jos Buttler, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina 2
Saurav Ganguly, Kumar Sangakkara, Graeme Smith, Matthew Hayden, Naman Ojha, Mahela Jayawardene, Shaun Marsh, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Manvinder Bisla, Corey Anderson, Manish Pandey, Hashim Amla, Chris Lynn, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi, Rishabh Pant, Jason Roy, Sanju Samson, Wriddhiman Saha, KL Rahul, Michael Hussey, Prithvi Shaw 1

In 2014 edition Kings XI Punjab batsman Glenn Maxwell create a unique record as he becomes the first player who got out in the nervous nineties on three occasions in the same edition then in 2016, David Warner captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad scored three 90 plus score 3 times.

Most 90’s in a season:


Glenn Maxwell (KXIP) 2014- 3 times

95 vs Chennai Super Kings
95 vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
90 vs Chennai Super Kings
David Warner (SRH) 2016 – 3 times 90* vs Mumbai Indians
92 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
93* vs Gujrat Lions

Prithvi Shaw becomes the third batsman in last 12 years when batsman got out or unbeaten on 99 after Suresh Raina & Virat Kohli.

Player got out or unbeaten on 99:

Suresh Raina (Chennai Super King) 99* vs Sunrises Hyderabad
Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) 99 vs Delhi Capitals
Prithvi Shaw (Delhi Capitals) 99 vs Kolkata Knight Riders

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