IPL Stats: Lasith Malinga becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL

Lasith Malinga became the highest wicket-taker in the Indian Premier League in Mumbai's 4-run win over Punjab.

Updated: April 30, 2013 00:33 IST
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Here are the statistical highlights from Mumbai Indians' win over Kings XI Punjab:

# Mumbai Indians' thrilling four-run triumph is their joint second narrowest in terms of runs at the IPL. They had recorded one-run victory over Pune Warriors at Pune on May 3, 2012 and by four runs against Rajasthan Royals at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on March 13, 2010.

# Mumbai Indians have won five and lost six out of eleven contested against Kings XI Punjab at the IPL - winning % 45.45.

# Mumbai Indians have won six and lost three out of nine contested at the IPL 2013.

# Under Rohit Sharma's captaincy, Mumbai Indians have won all three games at the IPL 2013. He is the only captain to enjoy 100% winning record as captain in the history of the IPL (minimum three).

# Kings XI Punjab's tally of 42 defeats (39 wins and one tied game out of 82 played) is the second highest, next only to the 46 by Deccan Chargers at the IPL.

# Rohit Sharma, with 353 runs at an average of 58.83 in nine matches, is the top run-scorer for Mumbai at the IPL 6, followed by Dinesh Karthik - 331 (ave.36.77) in nine games.

# Rohit has recorded 23 sixes - the second highest tally at the IPL 2013, next only to Chris Gayle's 36.

# Rohit is the third player to hit 100 sixes or more at the IPL - the top three being Chris Gayle (165), Rohit Sharma (105) and Suresh Raina (100).

# Rohit, for the first time in an IPL innings for Mumbai, hit six sixes - the second best tally for Mumbai at the IPL, next only to the eleven by Sanath Jayasuriya during his innings of 114 not out off 48 bals against Chennai at Mumbai on May 14, 2008.

# Kieron Pollard has completed 50 sixes for Mumbai Indians at the IPL but was overtaken by Rohit, who has established a record for most sixes (54) for Mumbai Indians at the IPL.

# Rohit Sharma (79 not out off 39 balls) has become the second batsman after Michael Hussey to register four fifties at the IPL 6.

# Rohit's innings is technically the highest innings by a Mumbai batsman against Punjab at the IPL. James Franklin had scored 79 off 51 balls at Wankhede Stadium on April 22, 2012.

# Rohit has got his seventh Man of the Match award at the IPL.

# Gayle (166.89) and Rohit (154.82) are the two batsmen to have managed 300-plus runs apart from maintaining strike rate of 150-plus at the IPL 2013.

# Rohit, with 2328 runs at an average of 33.73 in 87 matches, is the third highest run-getter at the IPL, next only to Suresh Raina's 2450 and Gautam Gambhir's 2373.

# Rohit (1 century + 18 fifties) and Gambhir (19 fifties) are the only two players to have recorded 19 innings of fifty or more at the IPL.

# Rohit and Pollard were involved in a stand of 88 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket - Mumbai's highest against Punjab at the IPL.

# David Hussey (5020) is the third batsman after Brad Hodge (5443) and Chris Gayle (5288) to complete 5000 runs in Twenty20.

# The leading wicket-takers for Punjab at the IPL 2013 are - Azhar Mahmood (11) and Praveen Kumar (10).

# Mandeep Singh, with 228 runs at an average of 28.50 in nine games, is the top run-scorer for Punjab at the IPL 2013.

# Harbhajan Singh (11 at 20.07 runs apiece in nine matches) and Mitchell Johnson (11 wickets at 22.00 runs apiece in eight matches) are the leading wicket-takers for Mumbai Indians at the IPL 2013.

# After capturing five for 18 against Chennai at Wankhede Stadium on April 22, 2011, Harbhajan has produced his best bowling performance after 35 innings at the IPL.

# Harbhajan's figures of three for 14 are his best against Punjab and the third best at the IPL.

# David Miller has top-scored for Punjab, taking his aggregate to 200 at an average of 66.66 in five matches at the IPL 2013.

# Miller's 56 off 34 balls is the third fifty for Punjab at the IPL 2013. He is the first Punjab batsman to register two fifties in the present competition, having recorded an unbeaten 80 against Pune Warriors at Mohali on April 21, 2013.

# Miller is the first Punjab batsman to post a fifty away from home at the IPL 2013.

# Miller's tally of eleven sixes is the highest by a Punjab player at the IPL 2013. He is the only Punjab player to hit five sixes in an innings twice at the IPL 2013.

# Lasith Malinga, with 89 wickets at 17.61 runs apiece in 63 games is the top wicket-taker at the IPL, bettering Amit Mishra's tally of 88 wickets (ave.19.80) in 68 matches.

# Eighteen sixes in a game involving Mumbai and Punjab is a record between these two teams at the IPL - the second highest at the IPL 2013, next only to the 24 between Bangalore and Pune at Bangalore on April 23, 2013.

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