IPL 2013 Match 20 Highlights: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights of IPL 2013 20th Match played at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh on 16th April 2013.

Statistical highlights of Kings XI Punjab-Kolkata Knight Riders match

# Manpreet Gony (42 off 18 balls) has posted his highest score at the IPL.

# Gony’s tally of three sixes in an innings is the highest by a Punjab batsman at the IPL. His strike rate of 233.33 is the second highest by a Punjab player at the IPL, next only to Yuvraj’s 306.25 (49 off 16 balls) against Rajasthan Royals at Mohali on May 28, 2008.

# Gony has received the Man of the Match award for the first time at the IPL.

# Gautam Gambhir is the first batsman to register three fifties in a row in the present competition – 59 off 46 balls vs Bangalore; 53 off 45 balls vs Hyderabad and 60 off 39 balls vs Punjab.

# Gambhir is the first batsman to record the aforesaid feat twice in history of IPL, having first registered the feat between April 28 and May 5, 2012. Virender Sehwag (five), Sachin Tendulkar and Jacques Kallis have registered the feat once each.

# With 235 runs (ave. 47.00) in five matches, Gambhir’s tally is the second best in this tournament behind the 256 (ave.64.00) in five games by Virat Kohli. His tally of 19 innings of fifty or more is a record for most fifties at IPL.

# Punjab’s exciting four-run triumph is their narrowest by runs margin at PCA Stadium, Mohali at the IPL.

# Sunil Narine is the first Kolkata bowler to register a hat-trick – the tenth in the IPL history at the IPL. Yuvraj Singh and Amit Mishra are the only two bowlers to have recorded two hat-tricks each at the IPL.

# Narine became the first bowler to complete 10 wickets (ave.12.20) in five games in the present edition of the IPL.

# Jacques Kallis (2046 runs + 51 wickets + 27 catches in 79 matches) has become the first all-rounder to complete the triple of 2000 runs and 50 wickets at the IPL.

# Gilchrist became the first wicketkeeper to complete 60 dismissals (44 catches + 16 stumpings) in 71 games at the IPL.