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All-out but not out

4

No. of times before this a team batting first has won an IPL game after having been bowled out. Second such instance for Kings XI Punjab.

Mohit's death bowling

8

Wickets taken by Mohit Sharma in the final five overs in this IPL - the most by any bowler.

Hat-trick!

14

Number of hat-tricks in the IPL. Axar's is the third hat-trick for Kings XI. The first two were taken by Yuvraj Singh.

Hollow middle-order

61

Runs made totally by 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th wickets in this game - the least in an IPL match.

Powerplay low

36

Runs made by Gujarat Lions in Powerplay - their least. Their previous lowest was 42 against Mumbai Indians.

Long wait

147

Balls bowled by Praveen Kumar for his first wicket in this IPL - the second most by a bowler in a season. Kumar himself bowled 159 balls for his first wicket in 2012.

Chinaman stat

3/20

Shivil Kaushik's bowling figures in this match - the 3rd best by a chinaman bowler in the IPL. Hogg has taken the best two: 4/20 v CSK (2015) and 3/19 v DD (2016).

The slide

15/4

Kings XI's score in three overs following Powerplay. They were 59 for no loss at the end of Powerplay

KXIP's Powerplay high

59

Runs scored by KXIP in Powerplay - their highest in this IPL. Their previous highest was also against Lions: 52 in Mohali.

Jadeja's Powerplay low

17

Runs conceded by Ravindra Jadeja in the fifth over - the most he has conceded in a Powerplay over in the IPL.

Stoinis in T20s

291

Runs scored by Marcus Stoinis in T20s before this match. He averages 17.11 and has a strike rate of 109.81.

Change at the helm

9

No. of players who have captained Kings XI Punjab including M Vijay - equals the most for any team in the IPL; Daredevils too have been led by nine different captains.