Rudra Pratap Singh is the top wicket-taker in the IPL 2009 - 19 wickets at 16.89 in 13 matches, is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL 2009, surpassing Lasith Malinga's tally of 17 at 16.11 runs apiece in 12 games.
Adam Gilchrist has taken his run-aggregate to 395 at an average of 30.38 in 13 matches - the second best after Matthew Hayden (546) in the second edition.
Sangakkara (56 off 43 balls) posted his second fifty in the IPL 2009 - his sixth in the IPL.
Sangakkara is the top run-scorer for Kings XI Punjab - 645 (33.94) in 23 matches, surpassing Yuvraj's runs tally of 633 at an average of 26.37 in 28 games.
Sangakkara is the second player after Yuvraj Singh (334) to make 300 runs in the IPL 2009 for Kings XI Punjab - 325 at an average of 32.50 in 13 matches.
Ramesh Powar (2/11) has produced his best IPL performance, bettering the two for 22 against Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi last year.
Yuvraj Singh is the first bowler to have recorded two hat-tricks in the IPL. He had first achieved the distinction against Royal Challengers Bangalore at East London on May 1,2009.
Amit Mishra, Lakshmipathy Balaji and Makhaya Ntini had achieved the feat in the IPL 2008 while Yuvraj and Rohit Sharma performed the feat in the IPL 2009.
Yuvraj has produced his best bowling performance - 3 for 13 - eclipsing the 3 for 22 against Bangalore at East London on May 1,2009.
Rohit Sharma has played another excellent innings of 42 off 26 balls, taking his runs tally to 321 at an average of 29.18 in 13 games in the second edition.
Yuvraj has been adjudged the MOM for the second time in the IPL.
Kings XI Punjab have registered their seventh victory in 13 matches.
Kings XI Punjab have won all their four games against Deccan Chargers - by 7 wickets at Hyderabad; by 6 wickets at Mohali, by 3 wickets at Kimberley and by one run at Johannesburg.
With their one-run triumph, Kings XI Punjab have recorded the narrowest victory margin in the second edition of the IPL, thus becoming the only side to post two one-run wins. Kings XI Punjab had first won a game by one run against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 21, 2008.
Deccan Chargers' 133 for eight is their lowest total against Kings XI Punjab.
Kings XI Punjab (134/7) have registered their lowest score against Deccan Chargers.
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