Kings XI Punjab opened its IPL 2018 campaign with a 6 wickets win over Delhi Daredevils at home ground Mohali.
KXIP captain R Ashwin asked Delhi Daredevils to bat first after winning the toss and debutant Mujeeb Ur Rahman gave them a perfect start by picking up Colin Munro for just 4 runs.
Delhi managed to score 166 runs in 20 overs with the help of captain Gambhir's 55. In reply, KL Rahul recorded the fastest IPL fifty off just 14 balls and set the platform for middler order, Karun Nair also scored 50 runs and KXIP chased down the total easily.
All the stats and facts from the match two of the IPL 2018 between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils -
36 - Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir scored his 36th IPL fifty and equalled David Warner's record of most fifties in the IPL.
Most Fifties in the IPL -
Gautam Gambhir - 36
David Warner - 36
Rohit Sharma - 32
Suresh Raina - 31
Virat Kohli - 30
17 Years & 11 Days - Mujeeb Ur Rahman became the youngest player to make his debut in the IPL.
Youngest player to make debut in the IPL -
17 Yr, 11 D - Mujeeb Zadran (KXIP) vs DD at Mohali, 2018
17 Yr, 177 D - Sarfraz Khan (RCB) vs CSK at Bangalore, 2015
17 Yr, 179 D - Pradeep Sangwan (DD) vs CSK at Chennai, 2008
17 Yr, 199 D - Washington Sundar (RPSG) vs SRH at Pune, 2017
14 - KL Rahul (KXIP) scored fastest fifty of the IPL in just 14 balls.
Fastest Fifties in the IPL -
KL Rahul (KXIP) - 14 balls vs DD at Mohali, 2018
Sunil Narine (KKR) - 15 balls vs RCB at Bangalore, 2017
Yusuf Pathan (KKR) - 15 balls vs SRH at Kolkata, 2014
Suresh Raina (CSK) - 16 balls vs KXIP at Mumbai, 2014
54.55 - Yuvraj Singh's strike rate during his 12 off 22 balls knock and it is lowest strike rate in an innings for him in the IPL.
Lowest Strike rate for Yuvraj Singh in an innings in the IPL (Min 20 balls)
54.55 vs DD at Mohali, 2018
58.06 vs DD at Bloemfontein, 2009
71.43 vs MI at Mohali, 2010
111- Ravichandaran Ashwin captained a team in the IPL for the first time after playing 111 matches- which is most matches played before becoming captain.
Most Matches Played before captaining a side in the IPL -
R Ashwin - 111
A Rahane - 97
Murali Vijay - 92
Rohit Sharma - 84
Zaheer Khan - 77