Highlights: Kolkata vs Bangalore

Updated: 14 March 2010 14:19 IST

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday.

Highlights: Kolkata vs Bangalore

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Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have registered their third win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in five IPL games - winning % 60.00.

  • With two successive wins in the third edition of the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders have improved their success % - 41.07 - 11 wins, 16 defeats and 1 tied game out of 28 played.

  • Bangalore's tally of 18 defeats in 31 games is exceeded only by Deccan Chargers (20).

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have emulated their biggest win in terms of wickets in the IPL. Their seven-wicket win has equalled their previous win by such a margin against Chennai at Centurion on May 18, 2009.

  • In terms of runs also, Kolkata's 140-run win is against Bangalore at Bangalore on April 18, 2008.

  • Angelo Matthews (4/19) has produced his best bowling performance in Twenty20.

  • Matthews' bowling figures are the second best for Kolkata in the IPL, next only to Shoaib Akhtar's 4 for 11 against Delhi at Kolkata on May 13, 2008.

  • The only other bowler to capture four wickets in an innings for Kolkata is Umar Gul - 4 for 23 against Punjab at Kolkata on May 25, 2008.

  • Manish Pandey has registered his third duck in Twenty20 in 19 innings - his second in seven IPL innings.

  • Jacques Kallis (65 not out off 52 balls) has registered his tenth fifty in Twenty20 - his fifth in the IPL.

  • Kallis' aggregate of 625 (ave.26.04) in 27 matches is the second best for Bangalore, next only to Rahul Dravid's 663 (ave.25.50) in 28 matches.

  • Manoj Tiwary and Brad Hodge have shared a partnership of 101 for the first wicket - Kolkata's highest for the first wicket in the IPL, surpassing the 61 between Sourav Ganguly and Brendon McCullum against Bangalore at Bangalore on April 18, 2008.

  • Tiwary's first fifty (50 off 29 balls) for Kolkata in the IPL is his fourth in Twenty20.

  • Hodge (50 off 45 balls) has recorded his 19th fifty in Twenty20 - his fourth in the IPL.

  • Hodge has become the first batsman to register 20 innings of 50-plus in Twenty20 - 19 fifties + 1 century.

  • Hodge's aggregate of 2610 (ave.38.38) in 82 matches is a record in Twenty20. The other two batsmen to aggregate 2,000 runs or more in Twenty20 are: David Hussey (2355) and Brendon McCullum (2268).

  • For the first time, both the openers have recorded exactly 50 in the same innings in the IPL.

  • Overall, the aforesaid instance is the seventh in the IPL when both the openers have registered fifties.

  • Roelof van der Merwe's strike rate (17.8) and the bowling average (20.91) are outstanding in Twenty20.

  • Sourav Ganguly is the leading run-getter for Kolkata in the IPL but his average is not upto the mark - 561 (ave.22.44) in 28 matches.



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