David Hussey is leading six hitter in IPL(Statistical Highlights)

May 14th, 2008 - 2:13 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Shoaib Akhtar

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) David Hussey during his match-winning 31 against Delhi Daredevils Tuesday night hit two sixes to become the leading six hitter in the Indian Premier League. Hussey has hit 17 sixes in the IPL, eclipsing Adam Gilchrist’s tally of 16. Hussey also extended his record for most career sixes in Twenty20 to 63.

The following are the other statistical highlights of the match:

Kolkata Knight Riders’ 133 for six is their lowest score in 20 overs - their previous lowest was 137 for 8 against Mumbai Indians at Kolkata, April 29.

Delhi Daredevils (110) recorded their lowest total in the IPL, eclipsing their 133 against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai, May 4.

Delhi Daredevils have lost five and won four out of nine played so far.

Shoaib Akhtar became the fourth bowler to bag four wickets or more in an innings in the IPL.

Best bowling figures in an innings

Wkts. Bowler For Opponents Venue Date

6-14 Sohail Tanvir Rajasthan Chennai Jaipur May 4
5-24 Laxmipathy Balaji Chennai Kings XI Chennai May 10
4-11 Shoaib Akhtar Kolkata Delhi Kolkata May 13
4-29 Glenn McGrath Delhi Bangalore Delhi Apr.30

Shoaib Akhtar got the Man of the Match award for his splendid bowling.

Gautam Gambhir has extended his record for run-aggregate in the IPL to 346 at an average of 43.25.

Salman Butt (48 off 44 balls) posted his highest score in the IPL.

VijayKumar Yo Mahesh, with 10 wickets at 25.90 runs apiece is the leading wicket-taker for Delhi Daredevils.

Virender Sehwag registered his first duck in the IPL.

Wriddhiman Saha, with Sehwag’s catch, took his seventh dismissal (5 catches + 2 stumpings), equalling the IPL record for most dismissals (7 - all caught), held by Mahesh Rawat (Rajasthan Royals).

Dilshan (25 off 19 balls) posted his highest score in the IPL.

Amit Mishra (31) registered his highest score in the IPL.

Laxmi Rattan Shukla (3/6) produced his career-best bowling performance.

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