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IPL 9, Qualifier 2: GL v SRH – Statistical Highlights

David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad
David Warner. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad made it to the IPL finals for the first time after they defeated the table toppers Gujarat Lions in Qualifier 2 at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi. SRH will now face RCB on this Sunday in the final of the 2016 season.

After being put into bat, GL posted a respectable total of 162/7 in 20 overs with Aaron Finch scoring a valuable 50. It was David Warner all the way for Sunrisers as they kept losing wickets at the other end. However, Bipul Sharma’s cameo towards the end helped them win the game by 4 wickets and with 4 balls to spare. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

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3 – GL became only the 3rd time to not qualify for the final after finishing at no.1 in the league stage in an IPL season. DD was the team on previous two occasions. They failed similarly in 2009 and 2012.

3 – Number of times Sunrisers Hyderabad has faced GL in this IPL. They won all the three games chasing.

5 – Number of Gujarat batsmen who scored 300+ runs in this IPL season. This is only the 6th instance where 5 players of a team scored over 300 runs in an IPL season. CSK did it in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 while KXIP recorded the same in 2014.

8 – Number of fifty plus scores David Warner has scored in this IPL, the joint 2nd most by any player in a T20 tournament.

14 – Number of Man of the match awards David Warner has in IPL. Only 3 players have won more Man of the match awards.

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20 – Number of games Trent Boult was on the bench ever since he landed in India in March. He was on the bench for 5 games in WT20 and 15 games in IPL.

27 – Number of Man of the match awards David Warner has in Twenty20 cricket, the joint 3rd most for any player in this format.

31 – Number of fifties David Warner has scored in IPL, the joint most by any player.

33 – Number of fifty plus scores David Warner has scored in IPL, the most by any player.

61 – Number of innings after which Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for a duck. His last duck came in World T20 2014.

399 – Runs scored by Suresh Raina in this IPL. After scoring over 400 runs in first 7 seasons, Raina has failed to get there in the last couple of seasons.

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468 – Runs scored by David Warner while chasing in this IPL, most by a batsman in a single season. Uthappa had scored 457 in 2014 season.

779 – Runs scored by David Warner in this IPL. He became the 2nd player to score over 750 runs in a T20 tournament/series.

779 – Runs scored by David Warner as captain in this IPL. These are the 2nd most runs a player has scored as a captain in a T20 tournament/series.

3409 – Runs scored by David Warner while chasing in Twenty20 cricket. Only Chris Gayle leads him.

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