IPL 8: 8 Indian cricketers in elite club

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Bengaluru, April 8: It is the 8th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 8) this year and 8 Indians are part of an elite club in this cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.

The schedule; Tournament guide; Photos

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Suresh Raina heads this list with 115 caps. The left-hander is the most capped IPL player.

Suresh Raina has played 115 IPL matches

Raina and 7 other Indians are part of the 100 plus match club. Only 8 cricketers have so far played 100 or more IPL games.

Of the 8 players, 4 are captains in this edition. MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir are the skippers who feature in this 100 plus club.

IPL 8 starts today with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) facing Mumbai Indians (MI) at Kolkata's Eden Gardens.

Most matches in IPL (100 plus)

115 - Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings)

112 - MS Dhoni (CSK)

112 - Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)

107 - Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

107 - Robin Uthappa (Kolkata Knight Riders)

106 - Dinesh Karthik (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

106 - Yusuf Pathan (KKR)

104 - Gautam Gambhir (KKR)

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Story first published: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 15:24 [IST]
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