Hyderabad: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Kings XI Punjab.
Punjab`s 166 for two is their second highest total at Hyderabad -- the highest being 167 for three against Deccan on May 1, 2008.
Adam Gilchrist (61 off 46 balls) posted his first half-century in the IPL 4 -- his tenth overall in Twenty20.
Gilchrist, in the course of his innings, completed 200 fours in Twenty20 besides 95 sixes.
Gilchrist took his sixes` tally in the IPL to 67.
Gilchrist and Paul Valthaty put on an opening partnership of 136 - Punjab`s best for any wicket in the IPL.
Shikhar Dhawan (45 off 36 balls) registered his highest innings in the fourth edition of the IPL.
Dhawan has aggregated 658 at an average of 24.37, including six fifties, in 33 matches in the IPL.
Like Dhawan, Kumar Sangakkara has not recorded a fifty in the fourth edition of the IPL, his runs` tally being 87 in four innings at an average of 21.75
Bharat Chipli is the only batsman to aggregate 100 or more for Deccan in IPL 4 - 129 at an average of 43.00, including one fifty in four games.
Dhawan and Sangakkara shared a second wicket stand of 75 - Deccan Chargers` highest against Punjab in the IPL
Gilchrist completed his 1300 runs in the IPL, amassing 1301 at an average of 27.10, including one century and eight fifties in 49 games.
Paul Valthaty (4/29) posted his career-best bowling figures in Twenty20. The performance is the best by a Punjab bowler in the IPL, surpassing Yusuf Abdulla`s 4 for 31 against Bangalore at Durban on April 24, 2009.
Valthaty became the first all-rounder to record 75 apart from claiming four wickets in the same game in the IPL.
Kings XI Punjab have won five and lost two out of seven contests against Deccan Chargers in the IPL – winning percentage 71.42. Overall they have won 22 and lost 23 out of 46 played (Tied one) in the IPL - winning percentage 48.91
Punjab`s eight-wicket triumph is their biggest over Deccan in the IPL.
Overall, Deccan have been defeated in 30 games in the IPL -- the first team to earn this feat and the second team after Bangalore to lose three games out of four contested in IPL 4.
Paul Valthaty (75 off 47 balls) registered his first fifty in IPL 4, taking his runs` tally to 201 at an average of 100.50, including one century and one fifty.
Valthaty posted five sixes during his innings, sharing a record for most number of sixes in an innings with AB de Villiers in IPL 4.
Both Valthaty and Tendulkar now share the record for most runs in the fourth edition of the IPL.