Mandeep scored the first fifty for Punjab
Kings XI Punjab beat Pune Warriors by seven wickets on Sunday. Here are the statistical highlights from their Indian Premier League match played in Pune on Sunday.
# Aaron Finch (64 off 42 balls) became the fourth player to post three fifties at the IPL this season, joining Rohit Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli.
# Finch's knock, the highest by a player on captaincy debut at the IPL.
# 209 sixes have been recorded at the IPL 2013. Chris Gayle (17), Rohit Sharma (15) and Virat Kohli (11) have recorded ten or more.
# Mandeep Singh (77 not out off 58 balls) registered the first fifty for Kings XI at the IPL 2013, bettering Manan Vohra's unbeaten 43 against Pune Warriors at Pune on April 7.
# Mandeep's match-winning knock, his highest in the IPL -- his third fifty in the competition.
# Mandeep's run-aggregate of 170 runs (ave. 34.00) in six matches, the highest by a Punjab player at the IPL 6.
Image: Mandeep Singh
Punjab record most successful run-chase this season
# Pune Warriors (185/4) posted their highest total against Kings XI Punjab in the IPL -- their third highest total.
# Punjab (186 for three) posted their highest total against Pune at the IPL -- the highest by any team in a successful chase in this season of the IPL.
# Both Pune Warriors and Kings XI Punjab have won three games each against each other out of six contested in the IPL.
# Robin Uthappa and Aaron Finch were involved in an opening stand of 83 -- Pune Warriors' highest partnership for any wicket against Punjab at the IPL
# Aaron Finch (212 runs at an average of 42.40 in five matches) became the first Pune batsman to amass 200 runs in the present edition of the IPL.
# Praveen Kumar became the first bowler to bowl three maiden overs in IPL 6.
# Luke Wright (34 off 10 balls) registered a strike rate of 340.00 -- the fourth highest in the IPL (minimum 25).
Image: Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta celebrates after the team's win on Sunday
Mandeep-Miller in highest fourth-wicket stand for Punjab
# David Miller's match-winning unbeaten 80 off 41 balls, the highest individual knock for Punjab against Pune in the IPL. He became the second Punjab batsman to record a fifty at the IPL 6.
# Miller's above innings his first fifty at the IPL -- the highest by a Punjab player against Pune at Mohali in the IPL.
# Miller received his first Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Mandeep and Miller were involved in a stand of 128 (unbroken) -- Punjab's highest fourth-wicket partnership at the IPL. The said stand was the highest for any wicket for Punjab against Pune at the IPL.
Image: Mandeep Singh with David Miller