# Deccan Chargers skipper Adam Gilchrist [ Images ] (85 off 35 balls) registered the fastest IPL fifty. With his 17-ball half-century, Gilchrist surpassed the 21-ball 50s registered by Yusuf Pathan [ Images ] (2008) and Brendon McCullum [ Images ] (2009).
# Gilchrist's 17-ball half-century is the fifth fastest in Twenty20 [ Images ].
# Gilchrist is the first player to make 900 runs in the IPL, aggregating 931 in 29 innings at an average of 33.25, including one hundred and six fifties.
# Gilchrist received his fourth Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Delhi Daredevils opener Gautam Gambhir [ Images ] posted his second IPL duck in the match. For David Warner, it was his first in the IPL.
# The duo's dismissal for ducks was the fifth instance of both the openers getting out without scoring in the IPL.
# Abraham de Villiers emerged the leading run-getter for Delhi in the IPL 2009 -- 465 at an average of 51.66 in 15 matches.
# Herschelle Gibbs [ Images ] became the first batsman to register four ducks in the IPL 2009.
# For Delhi, Nehra is the leading wicket-taker with 19 wickets.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan [ Images ] top-scored for Delhi with a 65 off 51 balls. The Sri Lankan had top-scored for the team in last year's semi-final against Rajasthan Royals [ Images ] as well with 33 in a total of 87.
# Delhi Daredevils lost two successive semi-finals -- both by huge margins -- by 105 runs to Rajasthan Royals last year and by six wickets to Deccan Chargers in the IPL 2009.
# Delhi Daredevils won 10 and lost five out of 15 they played in the second edition of the IPL.
# Dilshan (65 off 51 balls) recorded his fourth IPL fifty. The innings is his second best in the IPL -- his highest being an unbeaten 67 off 47 balls against Bangalore at Port Elizabeth.
# Dilshan completed his 400 runs in the IPL 2009, aggregating 418 (ave.41.80) in 14 games.
# Ryan Harris, with two wickets - Gautam Gambhir and David Warner - in his first over, produced his best IPL performance (3/27), eclipsing the 2 for 20 against Kolkata Knight Riders [ Images ] at Johannesburg on May 16, 2009.
# Virender Sehwag [ Images ], in the course of his 39 off 31 balls, Sehwag has completed his 600 runs in the IPL, aggregating 604 at an average of 27.45, including four fifties in 25 matches.
# Deccan Chargers, with their six-wicket triumph, posted their first victory in five games against Delhi Daredevils.
# Deccan Chargers have now won eight and lost seven out of 15 played in the second edition of the IPL.