Quick Stats: M3 - GL vs KKR
4166 Suresh Raina’s run-aggregate in IPL – highest for any batsman. He went past Virat Kohli’s tally of 4110 runs.
184 Kolkata Knight Riders’ total – highest successful chase by any side in T20 cricket without losing a wicket. The previous record was 171/0 by Perth Scorchers against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne in 2015.
184 The runs added by Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn – the highest first wicket partnership in IPL, beating the 167-run partnership between Chris Gayle and Tillakaratne Dilshan for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors at Bangalore in 2013.
73 Runs scored by Kolkata Knight Riders in the first six overs – most they have ever made in the powerplay overs in IPL. The previous record was 67/0 against Pune Warriors at Kolkata in 2012.
32 Number of fifties scored by Gautam Gambhir in IPL. With today’s effort Gambhir has equalled David Warner’s record of most fifties in IPL.
19 Number of balls taken by Chris Lynn to reach his fifty – the joint-second fastest by any batsman for Kolkata Knight Riders. Only Yusuf Pathan has scored a faster fifty (off 15 balls), while Andre Russell also scored a 19-ball fifty.
12.40 Kolkata Knight Riders’ run-rate – the third highest in all IPL matches for a side chasing a victory target of 150 or more.
2 Number of captains to aggregate 3000 runs in IPL. Gautam Gambhir emulated MS Dhoni in doing so.