3 Number of IPL matches hosted by Cuttack. The previous two games were held in 2010. 5 Number of consecutive matches lost by Deccan Chargers. The IPL record is of eight consecutive defeats, held by Kolkata Knight Riders (in 2009).
5 Number of times Shikhar Dhawan has been the top-scorer, or second-highest scorer, for Deccan Chargers in IPL 2012 – five out of five times!
49 Number of balls taken by Shikhar Dhawan to reach his fifty – the slowest in IPL 2012 along with Shaun Marsh who had also taken 49 balls for his fifty against Pune Warriors India at Mohali on April 12.
50 Number of wickets taken by Dale Steyn in the IPL. He is the 12th bowler in the IPL, and the fifth overseas player after Lasith Malinga (70), Albie Morkel (58), Shane Warne (57) and Muttiah Muralitharan (50), to achieve this feat.