Match Day

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The Duck Tales

Plays of the Day from the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders in Dubai

Poor finishers


Delhi’s average score in the last five overs while batting second. They needed 44 today


Number of times Daredevils have successfully chased 167 or more in IPL, in nine attempts


Number of wickets per match for Narine against Daredevils. He had, before today, eight wickets in four matches (avg 9.25, ER 4.62)

Karthik v Narine


Runs D Karthik has scored against Narine off 15 balls, without being dismissed. Only four batsmen - Raina, M Hussey, T Perera and Rohit S - have scored more


The average score for Daredevils in Powerplays. This is the highest among teams playing this IPL

Cost of runs


Number of wickets Daredevils have lost in Powerplays, most for any team in the IPL. They have also scored more Powerplay runs than any current IPL team

Opening ducks


Number of times three out of four openers in a single match have scored ducks in the IPL. This is the second. The other match involved Daredevils too


The number of hundreds scored by Murali Vijay in the IPL. He is the only Indian to have scored more than one hundred

Shami in last five


Mohammed Shami's economy rate while bowling in the last five overs in T20 cricket

Late bloomer


Difference between Uthappa’s strike rate in the first 10 overs (110) and second set of 10 overs (150) in T20 cricket



Uthappa's score when Taylor dropped him off Unadkat at midwicket

Finisher Uthappa


Uthappa's strike rate in the last five overs of all IPL matches

Best of his breed


Shahbaz Nadeem's economy rate in the IPL, the best among Indian left-arm spinners

Consistent Pandey


Number of times Manish Pandey has scored more than 25 in his last 5 IPL innings