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Stats highlights: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

May 06, 2009 12:45 IST

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 match between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders in Durban on Tuesday.

# The 60-run opening stand between Gautam Gambhir and David Warner is Delhi Daredevils' best for this wicket in the second edition of the IPL. The previous best was 58 (unbroken) between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag against Kings XI Punjab at Cape Town on April 19.

Warner (36 off 23 balls) posted his second highest score in the IPL -- his highest being 51 off 40 balls against Chennai at Johannesburg on May 2.

# McCullum (35 off 29 balls) has registered his highest score in the second edition of the IPL. The said innings is his second best overall in the IPL -- his best being an unbeaten 158 off 73 balls against Bangalore in the first edition.

# Ashish Nehra, with 10 wickets at 17.00 runs apiece in six games, is the leading wicket-taker for Delhi.

# Morne van Wyk (74 off 48 balls) recorded his maiden half-century in the second edition of the IPL, which is his eighth in Twenty20.

# Morne's previous highest in the IPL was 43 not out off 35 balls against Bangalore at Kingsmead, Durban on April 29.

# Morne has amassed 167 at an average of 83.50, including one fifty, in four games in the 2009 edition.

# Tillakaratne Dilshan, with his brisk knock of 42 not out off 34 balls, has taken his run-aggregate to 231 in the 2009 edition of the IPL at an average of 77.00, including three fifties -- the most by any Delhi batsman.

# Gambhir is the first player to make six fifties in the IPL. He has equalled Shaun Marsh's six knocks of fifty-plus -- one century and five fifties.

# Gambhir (71 not out off 57 balls) selected the right moment to post his highest score in the second edition of the IPL, obliterating the 17 off 15 balls against Deccan Chargers at Centurion Park on April 30, 2009.

# Gambhir's runs tally of 674 at an average of 37.44 is exceeded only by Suresh Raina (685) in the IPL.

# The first team to post five victories in the second edition of the IPL is Delhi Daredevils. They on the top of the table with 10 points -- 5 victories and two losses out of 7 played.

# Kolkata Knight Riders could register just one win out of nine contested, becoming the first team to lose seven IPL games in the second edition.

# Kolkata Knight Riders (154 for three) recorded their highest total in the second edition of the IPL, surpassing the 153 for three against Kings XI Punjab at Port Elizabeth on May 3, 2009.

# McCullum and Morne put on 58 for the opening wicket, which is the second highest for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, next only to the 61 between McCullum and Sourav Ganguly against Bangalore last year.

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