Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

Chasing success finally

8

No. of failed chases on the trot for KXIP before this, including the tie against Royals in 2015. Last outright win chasing had come against Cape Cobras in 2014.

A fifty, finally

0

Number of fifties M. Vijay had got in 22 T20 innings before this. He had made 462 runs at an average of 21.22.

Long wait

2014

Last time a Kings XI opener got a fifty in the IPL before Vohra in this match. Vohra himself had made 67 in the final of 2014 season.

Highest without a six

0

No. of sixes hit in Supergiants' innings. Their total of 152 is the highest without a six in the IPL. Royals' 147 against CSK in 2011 was the previous highest.

Slow going

42

Balls taken by Faf du Plessis for his fifty; this is the second slowest fifty of this IPL. Slowest was off 46 balls by Aaron Finch against Mumbai Indians.

slowing down

49

Runs scored by Supergiants in Powerplay. In the next six overs they managed only 38 runs.

Last time

0

Runs made by Steven Smith in his last outing against Kings XI. He was dismissed by Axar Patel.

Perera's sixth

6

Number of IPL teams Thisara Perera has played at least one match for. Parthiv Patel and Aaron Finch are the only others to play for six teams.

KP v left-arm spin

55.30

Kevin Pietersen's batting average against left-arm spinners in T20s since 2010. He has been dismissed only ten times from 515 balls.

Abbott's IPL debut

0

IPL matches played by Kyle Abbott before today. He replaces Mitchell Johnson in this game.

on a higher gear

144.00

Ajinkya Rahane's strike rate in his last ten IPL innings. He has made 396 runs at an average of 49.50.