Following are the statistical highlights of IPL match between Deccan Chargers and Knight Riders on Friday. Gilchrist is the first batsman to post 50 sixes (51) in the IPL.
Gilchrist has posted his 8th fifty (54 off 35 balls) in Twenty20.
Gilchrist has become the first batsman to have recorded eight innings of fifty-plus in the IPL - one century and seven fifties. He has surpassed Matthew Hayden's feat of seven fifties.
The first ball of an IPL competition has produced a wicket for the first time.
Sourav Ganguly has registered his third duck in the IPL. He got his second duck in a row in the IPL. In his previous knock against Rajasthan at Kingsmead, Durban on May 20, 2009, he had posted a third-ball zero.
Manoj Tiwary is the second batsman for Kolkata Knight Riders after Brendon McCullum to be dismissed off the first ball of a match.
Manoj has become the seventh player after Parthiv Patel, Gautam Gambhir, Jacques Kallis, Brendon McCullum. S.Badrinath and Sanath Jayasuriya to be dismissed off the first ball of a match.
Angelo Davis Mathews' magnificent innings of 65 not out off 46 balls is his career-best score in Twenty20 - his second fifty.
Owais Shah's unbeaten 58 off 46 balls is his 10th fifty in Twenty20.
Matthews and Shah have shared a 130-run stand (unbroken) for the fifth wicket - Kolkata's highest for any wicket in the IPL. The said partnership is the highest fifth wicket stand in the IPL.
Kolkata Knight Riders have posted their third win in five games over Deccan Chargers. Their 11-run triumph is their narrowest victory margin over Deccan in the IPL, eclipsing the 23-run win at Hyderabad on May 11, 2008.
Kolkata's aforesaid victory is their tenth in 27 matches in the IPL. (Lost 16 and Tied 1) - winning % 38.88.