Statistical highlights: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Pune: Statistical highlights of the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League match between Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders here.

  • Sunil Narine has captured 24 wickets at 11.95 runs apiece in 14 matches - the second best tally in IPL 5 behind Morne Morkel`s 25 (ave. 18.12) in 16 matches.
  • Narine`s economy rate of 5.20 is the best in the current edition.
  • 15 run-outs in IPL 5 have been effected by Delhi Daredevils - the most by a team in the current edition.
  • Yusuf Pathan (40 not out off 21 balls) has equalled his highest score in IPL 5. He had posted an unbeaten 40 against Mumbai at Eden Gardens on May 12.
  • Pathan`s superb tally of 14 MOM awards is the highest by an Indian player in Twenty20.
  • Yusuf Pathan and Chris Gayle, with 12 MOM awards each, share an IPL record.
  • Shukla and Yusuf put on 56 in just four overs for the fifth wicket - Kolkata`s highest stand against Delhi in the IPL.
  • Brendon McCullum (12 matches) and Naman Ojha (17 matches) are the top wicket-keepers with most dismissals in the present competition - 14 each.
  • Ojha and Jayawardene put on 59 for the third wicket - Delhi`s highest partnership against Kolkata in the IPL, eclipsing the 46 between Jayawardene and Ross Taylor at Feroz Shah Kotla on May 7, 2012.
  • Virender Sehwag (494 at an average of 35.28 in 15 matches) needs six runs to complete his 500 runs in the current edition of IPL.
  • Sehwag`s above tally is the fifth highest, next only to Gayle (733), Gambhir (588), Dhawan (569) and Rahane (560) in IPL 5.
  • Gautam Gambhir (588 at an average of 39.20 in 16 matches) needs 12 runs to become the second batsman to complete 600 runs in IPL 5.
  • Gambhir and McCullum have amassed 533 runs in partnerships for the opening wicket at an average of 53.30 in ten innings in IPL 5. Their tally includes a century partnership and four scores between 50-99.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders` 18-run victory is their fifth in nine games played against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL - winning % 55.55 (Lost 4).
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have qualified for the finals in the IPL for the first time in five seasons.
  • Mahela Jayawardene (40 off 33 balls) top-scored for Delhi Daredevils.
  • Gambhir (32 off 16 balls) took his overall runs` tally in IPL to 2063 (33.81) in 71 matches, eclipsing Sachin Tendulkar`s tally of 2036 at an average of 38.41 in 63 games. Only Suresh Raina has amassed more runs than Gambhir - 2154 at an average of 33.65 in 78 games in IPL.