New Delhi: Statistical highlights of the IPL 5 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have equalled their previous best win against Kings XI Punjab in the IPL. They had won by eight wickets at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 30, 2011.
# Kings XI Punjab (124/7) have registered their second lowest total against Kolkata Knight Riders - the lowest being 119 for six at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 30, 2011.
# Gautam Gambhir (66 not out) has recorded his 21st fifty in his 100th Twenty20 game - his 12th in the IPL.
# Gambhir's runs' tally of 1654 at an average of 32.43 in 61 matches is the fifth highest in the IPL, next only to Raina (1925), Tendulkar (1739), Gilchrist (1702) and Rohit Sharma (1666).
# Gambhir, during the course of his aforesaid innings, has completed his 500 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, totalling 557 at an average of 34.81 in 21 matches, including four fifties.
# Gambhir has celebrated his 100th game in Twenty20 with his sixth Man of the Match award - his fifth in the IPL
# Kolkata have won three games and lost three out of six played in the present tournament.
# Kings XI Punjab have won two and lost three out of five contested in the IPL 5.
# Kolkata Knight Riders' convincing eight-wicket triumph is their fifth in nine games against Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.
# Adam Gilchrist (40 not out off 30 balls) has posted his highest innings in the present tournament.
# Gilchrist took his runs' tally in the IPL to 1702 at an average of 27.01 in 65 games.
# Mandeep Singh has managed 112 runs (ave.22.40) in five matches - the most by a Punjab batsman in the 2012 edition of the IPL.
# Brett Lee (2/19) has recorded his second best bowling performance in the IPL - the best being 3 for 15 for Punjab against Delhi at Bloemfontein on May 15, 2009.
# With eight wickets at 11.75 in four matches, Sunil Narine is the leading wicket-taker for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2012
# Piyush Chawla has taken his wickets' tally to 64 at an average of 23.54 in 60 games in the IPL. Only Malinga (70), RP Singh (66), Mishra (65) and Munaf Patel (65) have captured more wickets than Chawla.