Statistical highlights of the IPL semi-final match between Delhi vs Hyderbad on Friday. Adam Gilchrist is the first player to complete 900 runs in the IPL - 931 (ave.33.25) in 29 innings, including one hundred and six fifties.
Gilchrist's 17-ball half-century is the fifth fastest in Twenty20.
Gilchrist (85 off 35 balls) has regostered the fastest fifty in the IPL history. His 17-ball fifty has surpassed the 21-ball fifties recorded by Yusuf Pathan in the first edition and Brendon McCullum in the second edition.
In the history of the IPL, Gautam Gambhir and David
Warner have provided the fifth occasion when both the openers have been dismissed without scoring.
Gambhir has posted his second duck in the IPL.
Warner has registered his first duck in the IPL.
Virender Sehwag and Tillakaratne Dilshan's 85-run partnership is the best for the third wicket for Delhi Daredevils against Deccan Chargers, eclipsing the 26 between Shikhar Dhawan and Ferveez Maharoof at Delhi on May 15, 2008.
Herschelle Gibbs' second ball duck is his fourth in the IPL 2009 - an unwanted record in the second edition.
Gilchrist has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in the IPL.
For Delhi Daredevils, Ashish Nehra is the leading wicket-taker with 19 wickets at 18.21 runs apiece. Nannes and Sangwan have taken 15 wickets each and Amit Mishra 14.
Deccan Chargers, after losing their previous four games, have posted their first victory in five games against Delhi Daredevils.
Ryan Harris (3/27) has produced his best IPL performance, eclipsing the 2 for 20 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Johannesburg.
During the course of his 39, Virender Sehwag has amassed his 600 runs - 604 at an average of 27.45, including four fifties in 25 IPL games.
Tillakaratne Dilshan (65 off 51 balls) has recorded his fourth fifty in the IPL and in the course of his beautiful innings, has completed his 400 runs in the IPL 2009 - 418 (ave.41.80) in 14 games.