IPL 10, Match 49, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Highlights

IPL 10, Match 49, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Highlights

All the records and statistical achievements from the game.

Chris Lynn of Kolkata Knight Riders
Chris Lynn of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates his half century. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

There was a chance of all the 4 playoff berths being decided with 7 still to be played in the league stage if Kolkata Knight Riders could win but the Kings XI Punjab hold their nerves as defended a total of 167 at their home ground. Some lower order hitting which included Glenn Maxwell’s cameo helped the home side finish strongly at 167/6 despite being 63/3 at halfway stage. KKR got off to an explosive start but completely failed to capitalise as the KXIP stole a win despite Chris Lynn batting till the 18th over and scoring 84.

2 – Number of man of the match awards in the Twenty20 cricket for Mohit Sharma so far, both of them came in the IPL. Mohit got a match award in 2014 IPL vs MI for his 4/14.

2 – Number of players from New Zealand to feature in the playing XI for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL – Martin Guptill and Matt Henry. Both of them made their KXIP debuts in this season.

8 – Number of consecutive wins for Kolkata Knight Riders over the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL before this game. KXIP win ended KKR’s streak over them. It is the joint longest streak for any team over a team in the IPL. RCB also had 8 wins in a row over DD.

50 – Number of defeats in the IPL as captain for Gautam Gambhir so far. He is the 2nd captain in the IPL to lead his side in 50 or more defeats. MS Dhoni led his side in 59 IPL defeats.

81 – Number of wickets Mohit Sharma has taken in the IPL so far. Since his IPL debut in 2013, only Bhuvneshwar Kumar (97) has got more wickets than Mohit in the IPL.

100 – Wickets taken by Mohit Sharma in Twenty20 cricket so far. Yusuf Pathan’s wicket was his 100th in this format.

100 – Number of T20s Chris Woakes has featured in so far. This game was the 100th T20 of his career.

150 – This was Shaun Marsh’s 150th Twenty20 game. He has scored 5112 runs in this format so far, the 2nd most in first 150 T20s after Chris Gayle (5563).

5006 – Runs scored by Gautam Gambhir in Twenty20 cricket on Indian soil. He became the 3rd player to score 5000 T20 runs in a particular country.