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Stats: Albie Morkel has taken 50 wickets in IPL

May 02, 2011 11:54 IST

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Deccan Chargers played in Chennai on Sunday.

# Suresh Raina has registered 11 fifties in the IPL -- a tally exceeded only by Jacques Kallis (13).

# With two sixes, Raina has completed a century of sixes in Twenty20.

# Both Dale Steyn (19.77) and Amit Mishra (22.66) have claimed nine wickets each for Deccan in IPL 4.

# Kumar Sangakkara's tally of 12 dismissals (11 catches + one stumping) in eight matches is the best by a wicketkeeper in IPL 2011.

# Sunny Sohal (56 off 30 balls) recorded his fifty off 24 balls -- the joint second fastest in the IPL 4, next only to the 23-ball half-century by Paul Valthaty for Punjab against Chennai. Jesse Ryder had recorded a fifty off 24 balls for Pune against Delhi at Mumbai on April 17.

# Albie Morkel completed 50 wickets in the IPL -- 51 at an average of 26.25 in 46 matches.

# Rudra Pratap Singh (56), Pragyan Ojha (55), Shane Warne (55), Irfan Pathan (53), Amit Mishra (51), Albie Morkel and Lasith Malinga (50) are the top wicket-takers in the IPL.

# Pragyan Ojha (3/26) registered his best bowling figures in IPL 4.

# Dhawan and Sohal have shared a stand of 71 for the first wicket -- Deccan's best in the IPL 4. The partnership is Deccan Chargers' best for the first wicket against Chennai in the IPL overall.

# Shadab Jakati (2/23) registered his best bowling performance in the IPL 4.

# Michael Hussey tops the run-charts for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 4, aggregating 248 at an average of 49.60 in six matches, including two half-centuries.

# Besides Hussey, three other batsmen have managed to top 200 runs for Chennai Super Kings in the present competition -- S Badrinath (240), Murali Vijay (214) and Suresh Raina (212).

# Raina (59 off 35 balls) recorded his highest innings in the IPL 4 -- his second fifty.

# Kumar Sangakkara is the first Deccan player to complete 250 runs (ave.31.25) in eight matches in the fourth edition of the IPL.

# No other player, apart from Sangakkara, has amassed 175 in the present competition for Deccan Chargers.

# Doug Bollinger (10 wickets at 11.50 in five matches) and Albie Morkel (10 at 20.70 in seven matches) are the top wicket-takers for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2011.

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