Rajneesh Gupta in Kolkata 06 April 2012 - 11:53am IST
Quick Stats: Match 2, KKR v DD
Pathan pulls a Sehwag; Tiwary gets his second; DD win their first
250 This was the 250th match in IPL history (excluding matches abandoned without a ball being bowled).
210 Irfan Pathan’s strike-rate with the bat (42* off 20 balls). He thus became only the second Delhi Daredevils batsman – after Virender Sehwag – to achieve a strike-rate of 200-plus in an innings of 20 balls or more. Incidentally, Sehwag has done so on five occasions.
31 Number of defeats for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL – the same as those suffered by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Only Deccan Chargers have lost more matches (35) in IPL.
8 Number of reduced-over matches in the IPL. The side batting second has won six of them.
2 Number of golden ducks recorded by Manoj Tiwary in the IPL. He had earlier been dismissed for a first-ball duck against Deccan Chargers at Navi Mumbai in 2010 (caught by Rohit Sharma off Chaminda Vaas).
2 Number of Man-of-the-Match awards won by Irfan Pathan in IPL. His only other award had also come against Kolkata Knight Riders (for Kings XI Punjab) at Mohali in 2008.
1 Delhi Daredevils registered their first win over Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata in three attempts.