IPL 6 Stats: Sehwag hits highest individual score
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians in New Delhi on Sunday.
# Virender Sehwag's superb unbeaten 95 off 57 balls is the highest individual innings at the IPL 6, outstripping Virat Kohli's unbeaten 93 off 47 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Bangalore on April 9.
# Sehwag's above knock is his 16th innings of fifty or more at the IPL. He has set a record for the highest individual innings for Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians at the IPL.
# Sehwag became the seventh player to aggregate 2,000runs at the IPL -- his tally being 2028 (ave.31.20) in 70 matches.
# Sehwag has got his 10th Man of the Match award at the IPL. Chris Gayle (14) and Yusuf Pathan (12) are the only ones to have received more Man of the Match awards.
Image: Virender Sehwag
Jayawardene-Sehwag involved in record partnership for Delhi
# Mahela Jayawardene and Sehwag were involved in a stand of 151 -- Delhi's highest first wicket partnership at the IPL. The partnership is the second highest for any wicket for Delhi Daredevils at the IPL -- the highest is 189 (unbroken) for the second wicket between David Warner and Naman Ojha against Deccan Chargers at Uppal on May 10, 2012.
# Jayawardene-Sehwag pair became the third pair after Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay and Graeme Smith and Swapnil Asnodkar to record two stands of 100 or more at the IPL.
# The 151-run stand is the highest by any pair at the IPL 2013. The said stand is the highest for any wicket against Mumbai Indians at the IPL.
# Jayawardene's brilliant 59 off 43 balls is his eleventh innings of 50 or more at the IPL.
# Delhi Daredevils' convincing nine-wicket victory is their biggest over Mumbai Indians at the IPL -- their first victory in seven games this year at the IPL.
# Sachin Tendulkar (54 off 47 balls) has posted his 14th innings of 50 or more at the IPL.
# Rohit Sharma (73 off 43 balls) has recorded his 18th innings of 50 or more at the IPL. With 15 sixes, his tally is the second highest in the present competition, next only to Chris Gayle's 17.
Image: Mahela Jayawardene with Virender Sehwag