New Delhi: Delhi cemented it's position at the top of the standings and knocked Punjab out of the Indian Premier League with a 6 wickets on Saturday. A statistical look at the match in Dharamsala.
# Both Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils have won five games each against each other in the IPL.
# Delhi Daredevils have won two games in a row against Kings XI Punjab for the first time in the IPL - by 5 wickets at Feroz Shah Kotla on May 15 and by 6 wickets at Dharamsala on May 19 - both in the present competition.
# Delhi Daredevils became the first team to record eleven victories in the IPL 5. They have lost five out of 16 contested in the present competition.
# With 22 points, Delhi Daredevils remain at the top in the Points Table.
# Kings XI Punjab is the fourth team after Deccan Chargers, Pune Warriors and Rajasthan Royals to be eliminated in the IPL 2012.
# Morne Morkel (4/20) has recorded his best bowling figures in the IPL - his first instance of four wickets in an innings.
# Morkel's magnifient performance is the best by a Delhi Daredevils' bowler against Punjab. He is the only Delhi bowler to bag four wickets against Punjab in the IPL.
# Morkel became the third bowler after Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla to capture four wickets in an innings in the IPL at Dharamsala.
# Morkel has captured four wickets in an innings three times in Twenty20.
# Morkel is the first Delhi bowler to claim 25 wickets in an IPL competition. His tally of 25 wickets at 16.64 runs apiece in 15 games is the second best in an IPL season, next only to the 28 (ave.13.39) in 16 games by Lasith Malinga for Mumbai Indians in 2011.
# David Warner (79 off 44 balls) has posted his second innings of 75-plus in the present tournament - his sixth fifty in the IPL.
# Warner is averaging 49.20 in the IPL 2012 while aggregating 246 runs in six matches - the second best for Delhi, next only to Kevin Pietersen's magnificent 61.00.
# Warner (1015 at an average of 29.00 in 37 games) became the third Delhi batsman to amass 1,000 runs or more in the IPL, joining Virender Sehwag (1868) and Gautam Gambhir (1097).
# Delhi Daredevils' convincing six-wicket win is their first in two matches at Dharamsala in the IPL. They had lost by 29 runs to Punjab at this venue on May 15 last year.
# Mandeep Singh has posted his first duck for Punjab in the IPL.
# Siddharth Chitnis (38 off 32 balls) has posted his highest score in the IPL.
# Irfan Pathan took three catches in Punjab's innings and became the fourth Delhi fielder to take three catches in the IPL, joining David Warner (twice), Virender Sehwag and Abraham de Villiers.
# Warner is the only Delhi fielder to take four catches in an innings - vs Rajasthan Royals at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on March 31, 2010.
# Gurkeerat Singh (26) has recorded his second highest
score in the IPL.
# Azhar Mahmood (36) has posted his highest score in the IPL.
# Azhar and Gurkeerat have added 45 for the sixth wicket - Punjab's highest against Delhi in the IPL.
# Umesh Yadav (3/19) has recorded his best bowling performance in Twenty20.
# Yadav has claimed 17 wickets at 22.88 runs apiece in 15 matches - the second best performance in the present competition for Delhi Daredevils.
# Yadav has got his second Man of the Match award - both against Punjab in the present tournament.