It was all about Pune for large parts of the game until David Miller and Mandeep Singh stepped it up for Kings XI Punjab.
Pune vs Punjab
Story first published on: Sunday, 21 April 2013 23:53
# Kings XI Punjab have won three and lost three out of six played at the IPL 2013.
# Pune Warriors have won two and lost five out of seven played at the IPL 2013.
# Both Punjab and Pune have won three games each against each other out of six played at the IPL.
# Pune Warriors (185/4) have recorded their highest total against Kings XI Punjab at the IPL - their third highest overall - the top two totals being 192 for three against Delhi at Delhi on April 21, 2012 and 187 for five against Delhi at Mumbai on April 17, 2011.
# Punjab's 186 for three is their highest total against Pune at the IPL - the joint second highest overall against Pune - the highest being Delhi's 190 for seven at Mumbai on April 17, 2011.
# Punjab's aforesaid total is the highest by any team in a successful chase in the IPL 6.
# Robin Uthappa and Aaron Finch have shared an opening stand of 83 - Pune Warriors' highest partnership for any wicket against Punjab at the IPL, obliterating the 81 for the third wicket between Marlon Samuels and Uthappa at Pune on April 8, 2012.
# Uthappa took his runs' tally to 167 at an average of 23.85 in seven matches at the IPL 2013. With 836 runs at an average of 26.12 in 37 matches, Uthappa is the top run-scorer for Pune at the IPL overall.
# Only Aaron Finch (212 runs at an average of 42.40 in five matches) has managed more runs than Uthappa for Pune Warriors in the present edition of the IPL
# Finch (64 off 42 balls) is the fourth batsman to register three fifties at the IPL 2013, joining Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
# Finch's aforesaid innings is the highest by a batsman on captaincy debut at the IPL, bettering Adam Gilchrist's 54 for Deccan Chargers against Chennai Super Kings XI at Madras on May 6, 2008.
# The match has witnessed the 200th six at the IPL 2013.
# Praveen Kumar is the first bowler to bowl three maiden overs in the IPL 2013.
# Luke Wright (34 off 10 balls) has recorded strike rate of 340.00 - the fourth highest in the IPL history (minimum 25).
# Mandeep Singh (77 not out) has recorded the first fifty for Kings XI at the IPL 2013, eclipsing Manan Vohra's unbeaten 43 against Pune at Pune on April 7.
# Mandeep has recorded his fourth fifty in Twenty20 - his third at the IPL. His match-winning 77 not out off 58 balls is his highest innings at the IPL.
# Mandeep's tally of 170 runs at an average of 34.00 in six matches is the highest by a Punjab batsman at the IPL 2013.
# David Miller's unbeaten 80 off 41 balls is the highest individual innings for Punjab vs Pune at the IPL. He is the second Punjab batsman this year to post a fifty at the IPL 6. The said innings is his first fifty at the IPL overall.
# Miller's above innings is the highest by a Punjab player against Pune at Mohali at the IPL.
# Miller has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the first time at the IPL.
# Mandeep and Miller have shared a stand of 128 (unbroken) - Punjab's highest fourth-wicket partnership at the IPL. The said partnership is the highest for any wicket for Punjab against Pune at the IPL.