Mohali: Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers on Sunday:
# Shikhar Dhawan and Cameron White shared a stand of 96 for the third wicket - Deccan Chargers' highest against Punjab in the IPL.
# Piyush Chawla (15 at 23.06) and Parvinder Awana (12 at 24.83) and Azhar Mahmood (10 at 24.40) have claimed 10 or more wickets for Punjab in the present competition.
# Mandeep Singh has managed 387 runs at an average of 29.76 in 13 matches - the most by a batsman for Punjab this year in the IPL.
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# David Hussey (65 not out off 35 balls) recorded his second fifty in the present tournament - his fourth in the IPL.
# Kings XI Punjab (194/6) recorded their highest total in the present tournament, outstripping the 170/5 against Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad on May 8.
# Punjab's score is their highest against Deccan, surpassing the 178/4 at Mohali on May 23, 2008.
# Punjab's above total is the third highest successful chase in the present competition, next only to the 208/5 by Chennai against Bangalore at Chennai on April 12 and 197/5 by Rajasthan against Deccan at Jaipur on April 17.
# Deccan Chargers (190/4) recorded their second highest total against Punjab, behind the 198/2 at Dharamsala on May 21, 2011.
# Cameron White's runs' tally of 477 (ave. 53.00) in 11 games is the third highest by a Deccan player in an IPL season, next only to Shikhar Dhawan (538 in 2012) and Adam Gilchrist (495 in 2009).
# White has registered 20 sixes, equalling Kevin Pietersen's tally. Only Chris Gayle (43) has recorded more sixes than White and Pietersen in the present competition.
# Hussey has aggregated 344 (ave.34.40) runs in 12 innings - the second highest tally for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 5.
# Hussey, with 4614 runs at an average of 32.04 in 184 matches, including a hundred and 26 fifties, is the top run-getter in the history of Twenty20.
# Punjab have won seven and lost three games out of 10 played against Deccan Chargers in the IPL.
# Deccan Chargers have become the second side after Pune Warriors to lose 11 games in the present competition.
# Kings XI Punjab have won seven and lost six out of 13 played in the present tournament.
# Shikhar Dhawan (538 runs at an average of 44.83 in 13 matches) has become the third player to manage 500 runs or more in the present competition, joining Chris Gayle (572) and Ajinkya Rahane (541).
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# Dhawan is the first Deccan player to amass 500 runs or more in an IPL season, surpassing Adam Gilchrist's tally of 495 runs at an average of 30.93 in 16 matches in 2009.
# Chris Gayle (7), Cameron White, Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have recorded five fifties or more in the IPL 5.
# In the course of his 71, Dhawan completed his 2,000 runs in Twenty20, totalling 2011 (ave.31.42) in 74 matches. His run-aggregate includes 16 half-centuries.