Hyderabad: May 20, 2012
# Deccan Chargers have won two games in a row for the first time in the IPL 5 - by 5 wickets on May 18 and by 9 runs on May 20 - both at Uppal, Hyderabad.
# Ashish Reddy (3/25) has registered his best bowling figures in Twenty20.
# Jean-Paul Duminy has become the fourth fielder to take three catches in an innings for Deccan Chargers in the IPL. He joined Rudra Pratap Singh, Bodapati Sumanth and Rohit Sharma.
# Chris Gayle took his sixes' tally to 59 - a new record in an IPL tournament.
# Gayle is the only batsman to have averaged 50-plus in the IPL overall - 1804 runs at an average of 50.11 in 43 matches for Kolkata and Bangalore.
# Gayle's magnificent strike rate of 160.74 is the highest in the present competition (minimum qualification: 500 runs).
# Shikhar Dhawan with 569 at an average of 40.64 in 15 matches, is the top run-scorer for Deccan Chargers in IPL 5. His tally includes five fifties.
# Dhawan's aforesaid runs' tally is a record for Deccan Chargers in an IPL tournament.
# Dhawan's run-aggregate is the second best in the IPL 2012, behind Chris Gayle's tally of 733 at an average of 61.08 in 15 matches.
# Vinay Kumar (3/22) has registered his best bowling figures in IPL 5.
# Deccan Chargers' thrilling nine-run triumph is their sixth in eleven games over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL - winning % 54.54.
# Deccan Chargers have won two consecutive games at Hyderabad for the first time in the IPL.
# Deccan Chargers have won four matches and lost eleven out of 15 played in the IPL 2012 (No Result 1) and finished second last in the points table.
# Jean-Paul Duminy (74 off 53 balls) has registered his highest score in the IPL - his eighth half-century in the IPL.
# Duminy has batted splendidly to average 81.33 in the current edition - the highest by a batsman in the IPL 5. He has amassed 244 runs, including two half-centuries, in nine innings, six times not out.
# Duminy and Parthiv Patel were involved in a stand of 71 for the fifth wicket - Deccan's highest partnership against Bangalore in IPL.
# Vinay Kumar has captured 19 wickets at 25.26 runs apiece in 15 games - the most by a Bangalore bowler in IPL 5.
# Vinay Kumar (19), Zaheer Khan (17) and Muttiah Muralitharan (15) are the leading wicket-takers for Bangalore in the IPL 2012.
# Dale Steyn (3/8) has registered his best bowling performance in IPL. His tally of 18 at an average of 15.83 in 12 matches is the highest by a Deccan bowler in IPL 5.
# Steyn has got four Man of the Match awards in the IPL, including three in the present competition. (PTI)