Deccan vs Punjab: Statistical highlights

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.


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