Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by 4 runs at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi in a low scoring thrilling match. This win was Kings XI Punjab's fourth consecutive and fifth win of this season and helped them climb to the top of the points table with ten points in six matches.
On the other hand, Delhi Daredevils suffered their fifth loss in six matches of this IPL season and are ranked eighth in the points table.
All the stats and facts from the twenty-second match of IPL 2018 between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab:
3/17 - Liam Plunkett's bowling figures on IPL debut - the best bowling figures for a Delhi Daredevils player on IPL debut, the previous best was 3/32 by Doug Bracewell against RCB in Bangalore in 2012.
4 - Kings XI Punjab's 4 runs win is their fifth smallest victory in terms of runs in the IPL.
Smallest victories for KXIP in IPL (In terms of runs) -
1 run vs MI at Mumbai, 2008
1 run vs DC at Johannesburg, 2009
2 runs vs KKR at Kolkata, 2012
3 runs vs MI at Durban , 2009
4 runs vs DD at Delhi, 2018
5.33 - Aaron Finch's batting average in this IPL season, he has scored 16 runs in 4 innings with two golden ducks.
8 - Shreyas Iyer scored his 8th fifty of IPL and for the first time he scored back to back fifties in the IPL. He scored 52 against RCB in Bangalore in last match and 57 in this match against KXIP in Delhi.
30 - Gautam Gambhir has scored 30 runs at an average of 7.5 in five matches since his fifty in the first game of this IPL season against KXIP in Mohali.
143 - It was the third lowest target Delhi Daredevils failed to chase down in the Indian Premier League.
Lowest target DD failed to chase down in IPL -
134 vs KKR at Kolkata, 2008 (lost by 23 runs).
143 vs MI at Mumbai, 2017 (lost by 14 runs)
144 vs KXIP at Delhi, 2018 (lost by 4 runs)
146 vs DC at Delhi, 2010 (lost by 11 runs)
170 - Gautam Gambhir played his 170th T20 match as a captain and went past Darren Sammy (169) and only MS Dhoni (244*) has played more T20 matches as a captain than Gautam Gambhir.