Mumbai: Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday.
# Kolkata Knight Riders became the third team after Delhi Daredevils (10) and Mumbai Indians (9) to post nine victories or more in the IPL 2012.
# Kolkata Knight Riders, with 19 points in 15 games, are placed second behind Delhi Daredevils (20) in the points table.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have recorded their second win in ten games against Mumbai Indians in the IPL -- their first was by 9 wickets at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 19, 2010.
# Mumbai Indians (108) have recorded their lowest total against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, outstripping the 133 for eight at Eden Gardens on April 19 2010.
# Lasith Malinga (21), Munaf Patel (15), Kieron Pollard (14) and RP Singh (10) are the top wicket-takers for Mumbai in the IPL 5.
# The six top run-scorers for Mumbai in the IPL 2012 are Rohit Sharma (419), Ambati Rayudu (322), Sachin Tendulkar (255), Murali Karthik (231), James Franklin (207) and Kieron Pollard (204).
# Manoj Tiwary (41 off 43 balls) has top-scored in an important game. No other batsmen could post an innings of 30 or more in the match.
# Tiwary's runs' tally of 243 (ave.24.30) in 14 matches is the third highest for Kolkata in the IPL 2012, behind Gambhir (547) and Kallis (297).
# Sunil Narine has got his third Man-of-the-Match award in the IPL. He became the fourth player to get three or more MoM awards in the IPL 2012, joining Chris Gayle (4), AB de Villiers and Virender Sehwag.
# Three bowlers have bagged 21 wickets in the present competition -- Narine (21 at 11.80 runs apiece in 12 matches), Malinga (21 at 13.19 in 12 matches) and Morne Morkel (21 at 18.85 in 14 matches).
# Narine (4/15) has registered two instances of four wickets or more in an innings in the present competition. He is the second bowler after Munaf Patel to record two instances of four wickets or more in an innings in the present competition.
# Narine became the first Kolkata bowler to register two instances of four or more wickets in an innings in the IPL. His outstanding performance of 5 for 19 against Punjab at Eden Gardens on April 15, 2012 is the best by a Kolkata bowler in the IPL.
# Narine's figures are the best by a Kolkata bowler against Mumbai Indians in the IPL as well as the best by a Kolkata bowler away from home in the IPL.
# Narine's outstanding economy rate of 5.25 is the best amongst in the IPL 2012 (Minimum ten wickets).
# Jacques Kallis has recorded his first duck in the present tournament -- his sixth in the IPL.
# Rudra Pratap Singh's tally of 74 at an average of 24.67 in 65 matches is the second highest in the IPL, next only to Lasith Malinga -- 82 (ave.15.95) in 54 games.
# Gautam Gambhir has become the second player after Suresh Raina (2137) to aggregate 2,000 runs or more in the IPL.
# Gambhir has managed 2022 at an average of 34.27 in 69 matches, including 16 fifties.
# Gambhir has totalled 547 runs at an average of 42.07 in 14 games -- the second highest in the present competition, next only to Chris Gayle's 578 (ave.52.54) in 13 games.
# Gambhir's performance is his best in an IPL tournament, bettering the 534 (ave.41.07) in 14 games for Delhi in the inaugural competition.