Match Notes

Threepeats

3

No. of consecutive 50s for Gambhir this IPL – coming back from 3 consecutive ducks

Home-stretch stats

33

Runs KXIP scored in the last 5 overs of their innings – KKR need only 27

Best economy

6.30

Akshar Patel’s economy rate in this IPL – he is among the top 5 most economical spinners (min. 5 overs)

Coincidence?

1

Number of times KKR have chased down a 140-150 total - exactly 149 against KXIP in 2013

Strong openings

9

Number of times KKR have scored more than 50 in the Powerplay without a wicket in the IPL

KKR's best start

55

Number of runs KKR scored in the Powerplay today – their best of the season.

Good opening sequences

3

Number of times KKR have had 3 consecutive 50+ opening stands - Sourav Ganguly was involved in the previous two sequences.

KKR favourites?

15

Number of times that KXIP have failed to defend a sub-150 score in the IPL (in 21 attempts)

Poor finish

3

Number of boundaries KXIP scored in the last 5 overs of the innings

Super Sunil

6.69

Narine’s economy during the last 5 overs of an IPL innngs - the best for any bowler (min. 5 innings)

Poles apart

22/11

Most/fewest sixes hit in the last 5 overs of an innings in this IPL - by KXIP/KKR (before today)

Motoring in the middle

9.56

KXIP's run-rate in the middle overs (7th to 15th) in this IPL. Every other team scores at less than 8

Steady, not a strike force

102

Number of times Ryan ten Doeschate has taken 2 or fewer wickets in an innings in all T20 cricket (in 106 innings)