Durban: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab here on Tuesday.
Kolkata Knight Riders recorded their first victory in the second edition of the IPL. Kings XI Punjab became the first team to have lost both their games in the second edition. Kolkata Knight Riders recorded their second win in three games against Kings XI. Chris Gayle (44 not out off 26 balls) has been adjudged the MOM for the first time in IPL for making his best score in the tournament, eclipsing the 10 he made against Deccan Chargers in Cape Town on April 19. Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle put on a 57-run partnership for the opening wicket, which is Kolkata's highest against Kings XI, beating the 45 between Sourav Ganguly and Salman Butt at Kolkata last year. Kings XI Punjab (158/6) produced their lowest score against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Irfan Pathan registered his highest innings against Kolkata, bettering his unbeaten 24 at Mohali last year. Pathan's 32 off 17 balls is his second highest in IPL - his highest is 40 against Chennai in Chennai on May 10, 2008. Yuvraj Singh (38) recorded his highest innings against Kolkata, bettering the 27 in Kolkata last year.