Highlights: Punjab vs Bangalore

Updated: 03 April 2010 17:36 IST

Statisticsl highlights of the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mohali on Friday.

Highlights: Punjab vs Bangalore
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Statisticsl highlights of the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mohali on Friday.

  • Kevin Pietersen (66 not out off 44 balls) has posted his first fifty in the IPL.

  • Pietersen has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the first time in the IPL.

  • Robin Uthappa's tally of 220 at an average of 36.66 in eight matches in the third edition of the IPL is exceeded only by Kallis (371) for Bangalore.

  • The first team to lose seven games in the third edition of the IPL is Kings XI Punjab.

  • Bangalore's triumph by six wickets is their fifth in eight matches in the third edition of the IPL. With ten points, they are placed second in the points table with a net run rate of +0.725

  • Punjab's 181 for five is their second highest total against Bangalore - the highest being 203 for three at Bangalore on March 16, 2010.

  • Vinay Kumar, with Shaun Marsh's wicket, became the first bowler for Bangalore to take ten wickets (ave.19.30) in seven matches, in the third edition of the IPL.

  • The first wicket stand for Punjab has produced 10, 18, 41, 0, 5 & 3 in their last six innings.

  • Ravi Bopara has become the first batsman to complete 200 runs in the third edition of the IPL for Punjab - 240 at an average of 34.28 in eight matches.

  • Kumar Sangakkara has recorded an excellent strike rate of 166.66.

  • With his 45 off 27 balls, his highest score in the third edition of the IPL, Sangakkara has taken his run-aggregate to 136 at an average of 22.66 in seven games.

  • Sangakkara is the leading run-getter for Punjab overall in the IPL, aggregating 788 at an average of 30.30, including six fifties, in 31 games.

  • The main reason for below average performance of Punjab team in the third edition of the IPL is their batting failure. Except Ravi Bopara, not even a single batsman has registered an average of 30.00 in the 2010 IPL competition.

  • Irfan Pathan has completed his 500 runs in the IPL - 507 (ave.22.04), including one fifty, in 36 matches.

  • Kallis' batting average for the first time fell below 100.00. With 371 runs at an average of 92.75, he is the leading run-getter in the third edition of the IPL.

  • Manish Pandey has completed his 200 runs in the third edition of the IPL - 213 runs at an average of 30.42 in eight matches.

  • For Bangalore, Manish's overall IPL average is the best - 381 at an average of 42.33 in 13 matches, including one hundred.

  • Topics : Cricket
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