Virender Sehwag (37 off 30 balls) recorded his highest score in IPL 2014 © IANS
Abu Dhabi: Apr 27, 2014
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Abu Dhabi.
# Sunil Narine took his tally of wickets to 55 (ave.13.69) in 35 matches — the most by a Kolkata bowler at the IPL.
# Narine, with 9 wickets at 8.77 runs apiece in four matches, is the top wicket-taker in the present tournament, followed by seven each by Mitchell Starc and Lakshmipathy Balaji.
# Glenn Maxwell, with 294 runs at an average of 73.50 in four matches, is the top run-scorer in the present tournament.
# Virender Sehwag (37 off 30 balls) recorded his highest score in the present tournament.
# Punjab have won 47 and lost 45 out of 93 played at the IPL (Tied one) – success rate 51.07 per cent.
# Punjab became the first and only team to have won all four games at the IPL 2014. They have equalled the feats of Bangalore (2011) and Chennai (2013) of registering seven consecutive wins at the IPL.
# Punjab and Kolkata have won six matches each out of 12 played against each other at the IPL.
# Punjab (132 for nine) have recorded the lowest successfully defended score in the present tournament.
# 43 runs were managed for the loss of three wickets in the first ten overs by Kolkata — the lowest score by any team in the first ten overs in the IPL history, surpassing the 45 for the loss of six wickets by Bangalore vs Rajasthan at Abu Dhabi on April 26, 2014.
# Piyush Chawla (4-0-19-3) has taken his tally of wickets to 89 (ave.25.82) in 90 games. Only two bowlers have claimed more wickets than Chawla — Lasith Malinga (108) and Amit Mishra (99).
# Gautam Gambhir is averaging 0.25 after four games in the present competition — his scores being 0, 0, 0 & 1.
# Robin Uthappa has effected three stumpings in four matches — the most by a wicketkeeper in the present tournament, without taking a catch at the IPL 2014.
# By leading Delhi and Kolkata in 84 matches, Gautam Gambhir has overtaken Adam Gilchrist’s tally of 83 games — the second most after Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led in more Twenty20 matches (167).