Bloemfontein, May 16: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils on Friday.
Dinesh Karthik`s 32 off 29 balls, is his highest score against Kings XI Punjab, bettering his 24 off 14 balls at Mohali last year.
Karthik`s runs tally in the 2009 edition of the IPL is 225 at an average of 37.50, including one fifty.
Mithun Manhas (26) has registered his highest score in the IPL, bettering his unbeaten 23, recorded twice, once each against Bangalore at Port Elizabeth and against Rajasthan at Centurion.
Ashish Nehra`s outstanding economy rate of 1.50 is the best for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, bettering Maharoof`s 2.75 against Rajasthan Royals at Delhi last year. The three bowlers with 16 wickets each in the 2009 edition are: Lasith Malinga, Rudra Pratap Singh and Ashish Nehra.
Gautam Gambhir has averaged only 22.66 in the second edition of the IPL - 204 (ave.22.66), including one fifty in eleven games.
Sreesanth (2/20) has recorded his best bowling figures in the second edition of the IPL.
Delhi Daredevils` third defeat in the 2009 edition is their 10th overall in the IPL.
Delhi Daredevils have won 15 and lost 10 out of 25 played in the IPL - winning percentage of 60.00.
Kings XI Punjab have registered their sixth victory in 12 matches in the second edition of the IPL.
Against Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab have won three out of four played.
Overall, Kings XI have won 16 and lost 11 out of 27 contested - winning percentage of 59.26.
Brett Lee (3/15) has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the first time in the IPL for producing his best bowling performance in the IPL.
Lee`s aforesaid performance, in fact, is his best in Twenty20.
In the course of his 18 off 31 balls, Yuvraj Singh has completed his 600 runs in the IPL overall and 300 runs in the 2009 edition of the IPL.
First Published: Saturday, May 16, 2009, 12:34