Stats review IPL 2012: Deccan Chargers vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Dale Steyn is the highest wicket-taker for the Deccan Chargers in this edition of IPL AFP

Cuttack, Apr 23, 2012

Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers here.

# Kolkata Knight Riders recorded their fourth win in seven games in the present edition of the IPL.

# Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Rajasthan and Pune have eight points each. Delhi, due to their better net run-rate and having played one game less are on top of the table.

# Gautam Gambhir is the first batsman to make 200 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders in the present edition of the IPL – 209 runs at an average of 34.83 in seven games.

# Gambhir took his overall runs’ tally to 1684 at an average of 32.38 in 62 matches – the fourth highest in the IPL, next only to Suresh Raina (1951), Sachin Tendulkar (1762) and Adam Gilchrist (1702).

# Dale Steyn is the top wicket-taker for Deccan Chargers in the IPL 5 – 9 wickets at 13.77 runs apiece in five matches.

# Brett Lee got his fourth Man of the Match award in Twenty20 for recording a bowling spell of 4-0-15-1.

# Deccan Chargers (126/7) have recorded their second lowest total in the IPL 5. Against Chennai, they had made 119 off 17.1 at Visakhapatnam on April 7.

# With 208 runs at an average of 41.60 in five matches, Shikhar Dhawan is the top run-getter for Deccan in the IPL 2012.

# Dhawan (50 off 50 balls) posted his 10th half-century in the IPL.

# Dhawan became the only batsman to record two fifties for Deccan in the present edition of the IPL – his first was 52 against Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur on April 17.

# Sunil Narine has become the first bowler to take 10 wickets for Kolkata in the IPL 5 at an average of 12 in five games.

# In the present edition of the IPL, Deccan Chargers have lost all five games – the only side to be winless.

# The first team to have lost 40 games in the history of the IPL is Deccan Chargers. They have won 25 out of 65. (PTI)