• SK Raina and S Badrinath became the most capped cricketers in IPL. They were playing their 52nd IPL match. SK Raina was playing his 50th innings in IPL. He became the second batsman to play 50 plus innings in IPL after AC Gilchrist who has played 51 innings.

    RV Uthappa became the sixth cricketer to appear in 50 plus IPL games. This was his 50th IPL game. Others are – SK Raina {52} : S Badrinath {52} : AC Gilchrist {51} : RG Sharma {51} and V Kohli {50}.

    SK Raina's IPL run aggregate stood at 1494 with his two runs in this game. He requires six more runs for his 1500 runs in IPL.

    RV Uthappa would like to forget his 50th IPL appearance in a hurry as he failed to score in this game. It was his second duck in IPL.

    MEK Hussey scored 61 in this game which represents his second fifty in IPL 2011. He has earlier scored 83 not out against Bangalore at Chennai on 16.04.11. He became the tenth batsman to score two or more fifties in IPL 2011. Others are JH Kallis {03} : DA Warner {03} : AB de

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  • - Kerala was all out for 109 in this game providing the fourth occasion of a team all out in IPL 2011.


    - SK Warne took his tally of IPL wickets to 53 with his three wickets in this game. He now stands second in the list of most wicket takers in IPL. RP Singh with 54 wickets leads the table. Apart from these two bowlers - PP Ojha {52}, A Mishra {50} and IK Pathan {50} - have captured 50 plus wickets in IPL.


    - VVS Laxman was run out in this game providing the 25th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in IPL 2011, RP Singh and R Dravid were also dismissed run out in this game providint the 26th and 27th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in IPL 2011.


    - VVS Laxman's and R Dravid's run out dismissals provide the fifth and sixth occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in IPL 2011. Their run outs provides the first occasion of rival opening batsman dismissed run out in IPL 2011.


    - PA Patel was dismissed stumped in this game providing the 13th occasion of a batsman

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  • Just over a fortnight into the IPL and it is clear that the fourth edition of the immensely popular tournament has done much to bring out the best of the Twenty20 format. The competition has seen everything – huge hits, big scores including hundreds, splendid bowling performances including two five wicket hauls, fluctuating fortunes among the 10 participating teams and entertainment of a high value complete with the glitz and glamour associated with the IPL since its inaugural edition in 2008.


    The lead has changed hands rapidly and the inclusion of two franchisees has made the tournament even more competitive. There are no clear favourites when it comes to the Twenty20 format and this is very true of the IPL. Just six points separate the current top of the table team – Mumbai Indians – from the bottom placed side – Deccan Chargers and one would not be surprised if the gap is bridged in next to no time. One would also not be surprised if the positions keep changing after every match

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