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Stats Analysis

Infographic: The season to go short

It's a tactic that the pacers have loved using in IPL 2022. Find out which bowlers have been the most successful, and which batters have struggled

ESPNcricinfo stats team, Illustration by Kshiraja K
The pace bowlers have kept it short this IPL season, and to good effect. The average for short and short-of-good-length deliveries by pace bowlers in IPL 2022 is the lowest for any season since 2013. Coincidentally, the team whose pace attack has the best average going short has found their batters come up short against the same. And there's one venue this season where the tactic has definitely not paid off.