Quick Stats: Match 23, DD v DC

Nine sixes in KP’s career-best T20 knock

Mumbai 20 April 2012
2 Kevin Pietersen became only the second batsman in IPL to complete a century while hitting the winning shot. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Chris Gayle is the only other to perform this feat (moving from 98* to 102*) against Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata last year.

9 Number of sixes hit by Pietersen – the most by any batsman in a match in IPL 2012. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Chris Gayle had hit eight sixes against Pune Warriors India at Bangalore on April 17.

12 Number of wickets taken by Morne Morkel in IPL 2012 – the most by any bowler. He went ahead of Mumbai Indians’ Munaf Patel (10).

Ajit Agarkar’s economy in the match (3-0-42-0) – the second worst for any bowler bowling three overs or more in IPL 2012. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Sreenath Aravind had an economy of 16.00 (3-0-48-0) vs Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore on April 15.

20 Number of centuries scored in IPL by 18 batsmen (Gilchrist and Gayle have got two each). This was the second three-figure knock in IPL 2012 after Ajinkya Rahane’s 103* against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore on April 15.

Number of sixes conceded by Amit Mishra in IPL. Only Piyush Chawla (62) has conceded more.
103 not out – Kevin Pietersen’s score – his highest score in the Twenty 20 format. His previous best was 79 against Zimbabwe at Cape Town in the 2007 World Cup.

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