IPL 2013 preview: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders interesting factoids

Delhi Daredevils take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the 44th match of the Indian Premier League, to be hosted by Raipur.

Updated: May 01, 2013 18:36 IST
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* Australian opening batsman David Warner is the first Delhi Daredevils player to register three fifties at the IPL 2013. Warner's 51 against Pune on April 28, is the third highest for Delhi against Pune, next only to Virender Sehwag's 87 not out at Pune on April 24, 2012 and 57 at Feroz Shah Kola on April 21, 2012. Warner's tally of ten sixes is the highest by a Delhi player in this edition of the IPL.

* Kolkata Knight Riders' 186 for four against Chennai Super Kings on April 28 is their second highest losing total in IPL - their highest being 200 for three while batting first at Eden Gardens, Kolkata against Kings XI Punjab on April 4, 2010. Kolkata had lost by eight wickets. KKR's above total is the highest losing score in the second innings in IPL 6, eclipsing Delhi Daredevils' 165 for nine against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on April 9.

* Virender Sehwag (200 at an average of 40.00 in six matches) has become the third Delhi Daredevils batsman to manage 200 runs or more at the IPL 6, joining David Warner (273) and Mahela Jayawardene (209).

* For the first time in an IPL game (KKR versus Chennai on April 28), Kolkata all-rounder Jacques Kallis (4-0-50-0) has conceded 50 runs without taking a wicket. Dirk Nannes became the fifth bowler to concede 50 runs or more at the IPL 6, joining Ashok Dinda, Mitchell Marsh, Sachithra Senanayake and Jacques Kallis. Nannes (4-0-50-0) and Kallis have recorded the first instance of two bowlers conceding 50 runs without taking a wicket in the same match at IPL 2013.

* KKR opener Manvinder Bisla (92 off 61 balls against CSK on April 28) posted his highest score in IPL, surpassing the 89 off 48 balls against Chennai at Chepauk on May 27, 2012. Bisla's knock was his fourth IPL fifty. For the first time, he had recorded two successive fifties in IPL. In his previous innings, he had made 51 not out against Punjab at Kolkata on April 26.

* KKR opener Bisla is the fourth batsman to score between 90 and 99 and finish on the losing side at the IPL, joining Shaun Marsh, Naman Ojha and Mahela Jayawardene. Bisla's 92 vs CSK on April 28 is the highest score in a losing cause for Kolkata at the IPL, eclipsing Chris Gayle's 88 against Punjab at Eden Gardens on April 4, 2010.

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