Statistical Highlights: Kolkata vs Bangalore

Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Kolkata and Bangalore on Tuesday.

updated: May 13, 2009 18:10 IST
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  • Royal Challengers Bangalore's six-wicket win is their fifth in the second edition of the IPL.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have been defeated nine times out of eleven played.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders (173 for four) posted their best total in the 2009 edition of the IPL, eclipsing their 154 for three against Delhi Daredevils at Kingsmead, Durban.

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (176 for four) recorded the highest winning total while chasing in the second edition of the IPL, surpassing Kings XI Punjab's 173 for three against Bangalore (168-9) at Durban.

  • Murali Kartik (2/28) has registered his best bowling performance in the 2009 edition of the IPL. Overall, the said performance is his second best - his best being 3 for 17 against Deccan Chargers at Kolkata last year.

  • Brendon McCullum's unbeaten 84 off 64 balls (his first fifty) is his best innings in the 2009 edition of the IPL.

  • McCullum's aforesaid knock is his second best score - his highest being 158 off 73 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore on April 18, 2008.

  • McCullum and David Hussey were associated in a 70-run partnership for the third wicket, which is their highest against Royal Challengers Bangalore, eclipsing the 60 between the same pair at Bangalore last year.

  • Ross Taylor's match-winning knock of 81 not out off 33 balls is his highest innings in the IPL, surpassing the 53 off 34 balls against Chennai at Bangalore last year.

  • In the course of his beautiful knock, Taylor has aggregated 1000 runs in Twenty20 - 1012 (ave. 32.64), including one hundred and five fifties, in 35 matches.

  • Taylor has received his first Man of the Match award in the IPL

  • Kolkata Knight Riders' six-wicket defeat is their seventh in a row, emulating Deccan Chargers' sequence of seven defeats between May 9, 2008 and May 27, 2008.

  • Vinay Kumar (2/33) has recorded his best bowling figures in the 2009 edition of the IPL - his best being 3 for 27 against Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad last year.