IPL 9, Match 7: DD v KXIP – Statistical Highlights

IPL 9, Match 7: DD v KXIP – Statistical Highlights

New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils batsmen Pawan Negi and Quinton de Kock celebrates after winning the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on April 15, 2016. (Photo Source: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils batsmen Pawan Negi and Quinton de Kock celebrates after winning the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on April 15, 2016. (Photo Source: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Kings XI Punjab registered their 2nd successive defeat in the 9th edition of IPL as Delhi Daredevils opened their account at their home ground the Feroz Shah Kotla, with an 8-wicket win. After electing to bowl, Delhi Daredevils restricted KXIP to just 111/9 in the 20 overs as Amit Mishra ran through the Punjab’s batting with a 4-wicket haul.

Chasing a mere total, Delhi lost Shreyas Iyer early. However, Quinton de Kock and Sanju Samson took the game away from visiting team. After Sanju Samson fell with 12 runs more needed, de Kock along with Pawan Negi ensured an 8-wicket win for DD with 39 balls to spare. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

6 – Number of four-wicket hauls Amit Mishra has taken in T20 cricket, the joint most by an Indian. L Balaji also picked up 6 four-wicket hauls.

8 – Number of maiden overs Sandeep Sharma has bowled in IPL. Only Praveen Kumar (12) and Irfan Pathan (10) have bowled more maidens in IPL.

12 – Number of times Murali Vijay has been dismissed in form of run out in IPL, the most times for any player. Gautam Gambhir and Venugopal Rao stand next in the list with 11 run outs.

12 – Number of wickets Amit Mishra has taken as LBW in IPL, the joint most. Piyush Chawla also has 12 wickets in the form of LBW.

17 – Dot balls bowled by Zaheer Khan in this game. His best in IPL is 19 dot balls vs CSK in 2015 season.

19 – Number of wickets Mishra has taken by stumpings in IPL, the most by any other. Next best is Harbhajan Singh with 14 wickets.

22 – Number of wickets Amit Mishra has taken by LBW in T20 cricket, the most by an Indian. Irfan Pathan stands next in this list with 20 LBW dismissals.

30 – Number of wickets Amit Mishra has taken by stumpings in Twenty20 cricket. Only 2 bowlers have picked more stumping wickets.

39 – Balls remaining when Delhi Daredevils chased down the target. This is their 3rd biggest win in terms of balls to spare in IPL.

50 – This was Delhi Daredevils’ 50th win in IPL. They became the 7th team to win 50 games in IPL.

100 – Matches played by Amit Mishra in IPL. He is the 15th player to feature in 100 IPL games.

116 – Wickets taken by Amit Mishra in IPL. Only Lasith Malinga with 143 wickets has more than Mishra.

188 – Wickets taken by Mishra in Twenty20 format. Among Indians, only Ravichandran Ashwin with 189 wickets have more than him.

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