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Stats: RP Singh becomes top wicket taker in IPL

April 28, 2011 10:39 IST

Statistical highlights from the Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Kochi Tuskers Kerala played in Kochi on Wednesday.

# Kumar Sangakkara (65 off 47 balls) has registered his ninth fifty in the IPL.

# Sangakkara and Cameron White put on a stand of 90 for the fourth wicket -- the highest for this wicket against Kochi Tuskers Kerala by any team in the IPL.

# Six ducks in Kochi Tuskers' innings is the first instance in the IPL. For the fourth in the history of Twenty20, six batsmen were dismissed without scoring.

# Kumar Sangakkara has effected eleven dismissals in the fourth edition of the IPL -- the most by a wicketkeeper.

# Sangakkara has taken 27 catches in the IPL overall, emulating Adam Gilchrist's tally.

# Ishant Sharma became the seventh bowler to capture five wickets in an innings in the IPL, joining Sohail Tanvir (six), Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra, Lasith Malinga and Lakshmipathy Balaji.

# Ishant's magnificent figures of 5 for 12 are the third best in the IPL history -- the two best being Sohail Tanvir's 6 for 14 for Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur on May 4, 2008 and Anil Kumble's 5 for 5 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Rajasthan Royals at Cape Town on April 18, 2009.

# Kochi Tuskers became the fourth side to lose four matches in the IPL 4, joining Deccan, Delhi and Pune.

# Kochi Tuskers (74) have recorded their lowest total in the IPL, outstripping the 109 against Rajasthan at Jaipur on April 24, 2011.

# Kochi's 74 off 16.3 overs is the third lowest total in the IPL -- the two lowest being Rajasthan's 58 against Bangalore at Cape Town on April 18, 2009 and Kolkata's 67 against Mumbai at Mumbai on May 16, 2008.

# Rudra Pratap Singh has taken his wickets' tally to 56 at an average of 24.71 in 49 games -- the most by a bowler in the IPL.

# Vinay Kumar (3/25) has produced his best bowling performance in the IPL 4.

# Raiphi Gomez has registered an unwanted feat in the IPL 4. He is the first batsman to record three ducks.

# Deccan Chargers' 55-run win is the biggest by runs margin in the IPL 4, surpassing the 48-run victory by Punjab against Rajasthan at Mohali on April 21.

# Deccan's win is their biggest by runs margin in the IPL, eclipsing their 53-run victory against Rajasthan at Kimberley on May 11, 2009.

# Sangakkara became the first wicketkeeper to record the double of fifty + 3 dismissals in an IPL game twice. He had first accomplished the double for Punjab against Mumbai at Mohali on April 9, 2010.

# Parthiv Patel and Dinesh Karthik have achieved the aforesaid double once each in the IPL.

# Ishant Sharma (5/12) has posted his first five-wicket haul in Twenty20.

# Ishant became the first Deccan bowler to register a five-wicket haul in the IPL, bettering Rohit Sharma's 4 for 6 against Mumbai at Centurion on May 6, 2009.

# Ishant has received his first MOM award in the IPL.

# Deccan Chargers have recorded 37 for the loss of three wickets in the first ten overs -- the least runs scored by any team in the first ten overs in the IPL 4.

# Cameron White has completed his 2,000 runs in Twenty20, amassing 2023 at an average of 31.60 in 91 matches.

# Sangakkara, with his first fifty in the IPL 4, has made 235 at an average of 33.57 in seven matches -- the most for Deccan Chargers.

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