IPL-5: The numbers that matter

The fifth season of the IPL, was arguably, the most exciting edition of the tournament.



Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in a thriller of an IPL final to dethrone the two-time defending champions.

The fifth season of the IPL, was arguably, the most exciting edition of the tournament. Here are some of the main statistical numbers from IPL-5.



Highest Totals

Chennai Super Kings - 222/5 (20 overs) vs Delhi Daredevils at Chennai

Royal Challengers Bangalore - 215/1 (20 overs) vs Delhi Daredevils at Delhi

Chennai Super Kings - 208/5 (20 overs) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chennai

Delhi Daredevils - 207/5 (20 overs) vs Mumbai Indians at Delhi

Royal Challengers Bangalore - 205/8 (20 overs) vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai

Rajasthan Royals - 197/5 (20 overs) vs Deccan Chargers at Jaipur

Mumbai Indians - 197/6 (20 overs) vs Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai

Deccan Chargers - 196/2 (20 overs) vs Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals - 195/2 (20 overs) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Kings XI Punjab - 194/6 (20 overs) vs Deccan Chargers at Mohali

Delhi Daredevils - 194/9 (20 overs) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Delhi



Lowest Totals [Only 20 overs*]

Mumbai Indians - 92 (19.2 overs) vs Delhi Daredevils at Mumbai

Deccan Chargers - 100 (18.4 overs) vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

Mumbai Indians - 101/9 (20 overs) vs Pune Warriors at Mumbai

Pune Warriors - 102/8 (20 overs) vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Pune

Mumbai Indians - 108 (19.1 overs) vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Mumbai

Chennai Super Kings - 110/8 (20 overs) vs Delhi Daredevils at Delhi

Chennai Super Kings - 112 all out (19.5 overs) vs Mumbai Indians at Chennai

Delhi Daredevils - 114/5 (20 overs) vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai

Pune Warriors - 115 (19 overs) vs Kings XI Punjab at Mohali

Pune Warriors - 119/6 (20 overs) vs Mumbai Indians at Pune

Deccan Chargers - 119 (17.1 overs) vs Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam


* - Kolkata Knight Riders scored 97 for 9 against Delhi Daredevils at Kolkata; but this match hasn't been included as it was a rain-affected one of 12 overs.



Most runs

Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore) - 733 runs from 15 matches (14 innings; HS - 128*; Ave - 61.08; SR - 160.74; 100 - 1; 50 - 7).

Gautam Gambhir (Kolkata Knight Riders) - 590 runs from 17 matches (HS - 93; Ave - 36.87; SR - 143.55; 50 - 6).

Shikhar Dhawan (Deccan Chargers) - 569 runs from 15 matches (HS - 84; Ave - 40.64; SR - 129.61; 50 - 5).

Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) - 560 runs from 16 matches (HS - 103*; Ave - 40.00; SR - 129.33; 100 - 1; 50 - 3).

Virender Sehwag (Delhi Daredevils) - 495 runs fron 16 matches (HS - 87*; Ave - 33.00; SR - 161.23; 50 - 5).

Cameron White (Deccan Chargers) - 479 runs from 13 matches (HS - 78; Ave - 43.54; S - 149.68; 50 - 5).

Rahul Dravid (Rajasthan Royals) - 462 runs from 16 matches (HS - 58; Ave - 28.87; SR - 112.13; 50 - 2).

Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) - 441 runs from 19 matches (18 innings; HS - 73; Ave - 25.94; SR - 135.69; 50 - 1).

Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians) - 433 runs from 17 matches (16 innings; HS - 109*; Ave - 30.92; SR - 126.60; 100 - 1; 50 - 3).

Mandeep Singh (Kings XI Punjab) - 432 runs from 16 matches (HS - 75; Ave - 27.00; SR - 126.31; 50 - 2).



High scores

Chris Gayle (RCB) - 128* [62 balls; 4x7; 6x13] vs Delhi Daredevils at Delhi

Murali Vijay (CSK) - 113 [58 balls; 4x15; 6x4] vs Delhi Daredevils at Chennai

David Warner (DD) - 109* [54 balls; 4x10; 6x7] vs Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad

Rohit Sharma (MI) - 109* [60 balls; 4x12; 6x5] vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata

Ajinkya Rahane (RR) - 103* [60 balls; 4x12; 6x5] vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Kevin Pietersen (DD) - 103* [64 balls; 4x6; 6x9] vs Deccan Chargers at Delhi

Ajinkya Rahane (RR) - 98 [66 balls; 4x16; 6x1] vs Kings XI Punjab at Jaipur

Gautam Gambhir (KKR) - 93 [51 balls; 4x9; 6x5] vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kolkata

Shane Watson (RR) - 90* [51 balls; 4x10; 6x4] vs Pune Warriors at Pune

Manvinder Bisla (KKR) - 89 [48 balls; 4x8, 6x5] vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai



Most sixes

Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore) - 59

Kevin Pietersen (Delhi Daredevils) - 20

Cameron White (Deccan Chargers) - 20

Dwayne Bravo (Chennai Super Kings) - 20

Virender Sehwag (Delhi Daredevils) - 19

Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) - 19

Shikhar Dhawan (Deccan Chargers) - 18

Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians) - 18

Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings) - 17

David Hussey (Kings XI Punjab) - 17



Most wickets

Morne Morkel (Delhi Daredevils) - 25 wickets from 16 matches [BBI - 4/20; Ave - 18.12; Econ rate - 7.19; SR - 15.1].

Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders) - 24 wickets from 15 matches [BBI - 5/19; Ave - 13.50; Econ rate - 5.47; SR - 14.7].

Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians) - 22 wickets from 14 matches [BBI - 4/16; Ave - 15.90; Econ rate - 6.30; SR - 15.1].

Umesh Yadav (Delhi Daredevils) - 19 wickets from 17 matches [BBI - 3/19; Ave - 23.84; Econ rate - 7.42; SR - 19.2].

Vinay Kumar (Royal Challengers Bangalore) - 19 wickets from 15 matches [BBI - 3/22; Ave - 25.26; Econ rate - 8.59; SR - 17.6].

Dale Steyn (Deccan Chargers) - 18 wickets from 12 matches [BBI - 3/8; Ave - 15.83; Econ rate - 6.10; SR - 15.5].

Parwinder Awana (Kings XI Punjab) - 17 wickets from 12 matches [BBI - 4/34; Ave - 21.88; Econ rate - 7.91; SR - 16.5].

Zaheer Khan (Royal Challengers Bangalore) - 17 wickets from 15 matches [BBI - 3/38; Ave - 26.64; Econ rate - 7.55; SR - 21.1].

Kieron Pollard (Mumbai Indians) - 16 wickets from 14 matches [BBI - 4/44; Ave - 21.87; Econ rate - 7.98; SR - 16.4].

Piyush Chawla (Kings XI Punjab) - 16 wickets from 16 matches [BBI - 3/18; Ave - 26.18; Econ rate - 7.35; SR - 21.3].



Best bowling figures in an innings

Ravindra Jadeja (CSK): 4-0-16-5 vs Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam

Sunil Narine (KKR): 4-0-19-5 vs Kings XI Punjab at Kolkata

Dimitri Mascarenhas (KXIP): 4-0-25-5 vs Pune Warriors at Mohali

Ajit Chandila (RR): 4-0-13-4 vs Pune Warriors at Jaipur

Sunil Narine (KKR): 3.1-0-15-4 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

Lasith Malinga (MI): 3.4-0-16-4 vs Deccan Chargers at Mumbai

Ashok Dinda (PWI): 4-0-18-4 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

L Balaji (KKR): 4-1-18-4 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Pawan Negi (DD): 4-0-18-4 vs Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur

KP Appanna (RCB): 4-0-19-4 vs Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur



Best economy rates [Minimum 25 overs]

L Balaji (Kolkata Knight Riders): 30-1-162-11 [Econ rate - 5.40].

Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders): 59.1-1-324-24 [Econ rate - 5.47].

Dale Steyn (Deccan Chargers): 46.4-2-285-18 [Econ rate - 6.10].

Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians): 55.3-1-350-22 [Econ rate - 6.30].

Muttiah Muralitharan (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 40-0-260-15 [Econ rate - 6.50].

Shakib Al Hasan (Kolkata Knight Riders): 30-0-195-12 [Econ rate - 6.50].

R Ashwin (Chennai Super Kings): 65.5-0-431-14 [Econ rate - 6.54].

Daniel Vettori (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 35-0-235-5 [Econ rate - 6.71].

Ben Hilfenhaus (Chennai Super Kings): 34-2-233-14 [Econ rate - 6.85].

Praveen Kumar (Kings XI Punjab): 63-2-434-9 [Econ rate - 6.88].



Best economy rates in an innings

Praveen Kumar (Kings XI Punjab): 4-0-8-0 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Ben Hilfenhaus (Chennai Super Kings): 4-1-8-2 vs Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur

Dale Steyn (Deccan Chargers): 4-0-8-3 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Hyderabad

Dale Steyn (Deccan Chargers): 4-0-10-2 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

Marlon Samuels (Pune Warriors): 2-0-5-1 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Umesh Yadav (Delhi Daredevils): 4-0-11-2 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

Sunil Narine (Kolkata Knight Riders): 4-0-11-1 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kolkata

L Balaji (Kolkata Knight Riders): 4-0-11-2 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai

Dale Steyn (Deccan Chargers): 4-1-12-3 vs Mumbai Indians at Visakhapatnam

Irfan Pathan (Delhi Daredevils): 4-1-12-1 vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai



Most runs conceded in an innings

Varun Aaron (Delhi Daredevils): 4-0-63-2 vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai

Amit Singh (Rajasthan Royals): 4-0-55-0 vs Deccan Chargers at Jaipur

Manpreet Gony (Deccan Chargers): 4-0-54-0 vs Chennai Super Kings at Visakhapatnam

Ashish Nehra (Pune Warriors): 4-0-54-1 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Munaf Patel (Mumbai Indians): 4-0-54-1 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore

Vinay Kumar (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 4-0-53-1 vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai

Vinay Kumar (Royal Challengers Bangalore): 4-0-51-0 vs Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore

Andre Russell (Delhi Daredevils): 4-0-51-1 vs Kings XI Punjab at Dharamsala

Morne Morkel (Delhi Daredevils): 4-0-50-3 vs Pune Warriors at Delhi

Daniel Christian (Deccan Chargers): 4-0-49-1 vs Mumbai Indians at Visakhapatnam



Most dismissals by a wicket-keeper

Naman Ojha (Delhi Daredevils) - 16 [14 catches + 2 stumpings] from 18 matches.

Brendon McCullum (Kolkata Knight Riders) - 14 [8 catches + 6 stumpings] from 12 matches.

MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) - 14 [12 catches + 2 stumpings] from 19 matches.

Nitin Saini (Kings XI Punjab) - 11 [9 catches + 2 stumpings] from 10 matches.

Robin Uthappa (Pune Warriors) - 9 [6 catches + 3 stumpings] from 16 matches.



Most catches by a fielder

Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians) - 13

Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) - 11

Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings) - 11

Steven Smith (Pune Warriors) - 10

Manoj Tiwary (Kolkata Knight Riders) - 10



Highest partnerships by runs

Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli - 204* for the second wicket - RCB vs Daredevils at Delhi.

David Warner and Naman Ojha - 189* for the second wicket - Daredevils vs Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad.

Herschelle Gibbs and Rohit Sharma - 167* for the second wicket - Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata.

Sachin Tendulkar and Dwayne Smith - 163* for the first wicket - Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur.

Cameron White and Kumar Sangakkara - 157 for the third wicket - Chargers vs Pune Warriors at Cuttack.

Manish Pandey and Robin Uthappa - 145* for the third wicket - Pune Warriors vs Delhi Daredevils at Pune.

Manvinder Bisla and Jacques Kallis - 136 for the second wicket - Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai.

Mahela Jayawardene and Virender Sehwag - 135 for the first wicket - Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians at Delhi.

Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers - 131 for the fourth wicket - RCB vs Kings XI Punjab at Mohali.

Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma - 126 for the second wicket - Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai.

Matches