Quick Stats: Match 39 – DD v RR

Sehwag gets four in a row; Rahane moves ahead of the pack

Mumbai 30 April 2012
1 The victory margin for the Delhi Daredevils. It was the third occasion of a side registering a win by one run in the IPL. The other two such instances were both recorded by Kings XI Punjab. They beat the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2008 and Deccan Chargers in IPL 2009 by this slim margin.

2 For only the second time in IPL history, a chasing side lost a match outright with seven wickets still in hand! Kings XI Punjab (174/3) lost to the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2009.

3 Number of batsmen to hit 200 fours in the IPL. Virender Sehwag (207) joined Sachin Tendulkar (226) and Gautam Gambhir (213).

4 Number of consecutive fifties scored by Virender Sehwag – the first batsman to do this in the IPL.

9 Number of innings taken by Ajinkya Rahane to complete his 400 runs in IPL 2012. He equalled Jacques Kallis’ record of reaching the 400-run mark in the least innings in an IPL season. Kallis had reached the 400-run mark in IPL 2012 while playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Number of 50-plus scores for Virender Sehwag in the IPL – the most by any batsman. He equalled the tallies of Jacques Kallis and Shaun Marsh.

Number of sixes hit by Virender Sehwag in Twenty20 matches.

416 Runs scored by Ajinkya Rahane in IPL 2012 – the most by any batsman. He surpassed Virender Sehwag’s tally of 372, who had himself overtaken Chris Gayle (336) earlier in the same game.
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