Delhi Daredevils registered their first win of IPL 2017 by beating Rising Pune Supergiant in Pune by 97 runs. This was the second successive loss for the RPS after beating Mumbai Indians in their season opener. The Young Kerala batsman Sanju Samson was the star of the day for the visitors, scoring his maiden T20 hundred. Delhi powered to 205 for 4 in their 20 overs courtesy Samson’s 63-ball 102 and Chris Morris’ late burst of 38 from just nine deliveries.
Sportsinfo Editor-in-chief and Chief Statstician – Matthew Mcbrine will present some Facts,figures and Stats of this match
Sanju Samson innings
Stats,Facts and Figures from the match:
97 matches played by Ajinkya Rahane before captaining for the first time in IPL. The previous most by any was 92 matches by Murali Vijay before making his captaincy debut for Kings XI Punjab last season.
62 runs scored by Delhi Daredevils in the Powerplay is the most for them since 2013. The last time they scored more was in 2012 when they scored 64 off the first six overs against Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad.
At 22 years and 151 days, Samson is the second-youngest player to score a century in IPL. Manish Pandey was 19 years and 253 days old when he scored an unbeaten 114 for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Centurion in 2009.
Youngest to score an IPL hundred
|M Pandey||19y 253d||114*||RCB||DC||Centurion||21-May-09|
|S Samson||22y 151d||102||DD||RPS||Pune||11-Apr-17|
|Q de Kock||23y 122d||108||DD||RCB||Bangalore||17-Apr-16|
|D Warner||23y 153d||107*||DD||KKR||Delhi||20-Mar-10|
|A Rahane||23y 314d||103*||RR||RCB||Bangalore||15-Apr-12|
102 by Samson is his highest in all 20-over cricket across a career spanning 98 matches. His previous highest was 87 for Kerala against Jharkhand in Kochi in 2016. His previous highest in IPL was 76 for Rajasthan Royals against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in 2015.
Hundreds for Delhi in IPL
|Q de Kock||108||51||RCB||Bengaluru||17-Apr-16|
|AB de Villiers||105*||54||CSK||Durban||23-Apr-09|
422.22 Strike rate for Chris Morris in his nine-ball 38 with four fours and three sixes. This is now the highest for any player in the IPL (min. five balls faced), eclipsing Albie Morkel’s seven-ball 28 (Strike rate of 400) for Chennai Super Kings in 2012.
82 runs scored by Delhi Daredevils between overs 16 and 20 is the most by them in IPL, bettering the 68 they got against Rajasthan Royals in Delhi in 2010. It is also the most by any team against Rising Pune Supergiant, pipping the 64 that Mumbai Indians scored earlier in the season.
205/4 by Delhi is their third highest total in IPL and their highest ever in an away game. The previous highest in an away fixture was 193 foe 1 against Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad in 2012. It is also the first instance of a team posting over 200 against Rising Pune Supergiant. Gujarat Lions scored 196 for 7 against RPS last year.
Highest totals for Delhi in IPL
|231/4||KXIP||Delhi||23-Apr-11||Won by 29 runs|
|207/5||MI||Delhi||27-Apr-12||Won by 37 runs|
|205/4||RPS||Pune||11-Apr-17||Won by 97 runs|
|194/4||DC||Delhi||15-May-08||Won by 12 runs|
|194/9||RCB||Delhi||17-May-12||Lost by 21 runs|
0 Previous instances in IPL of a team losing all ten wickets in an innings to catches before Rising Pune Supergiant achieved the unique distinction today.
97 Margin of win for Delhi today, the most for them in IPL in terms of runs. The previous largest victory margin was 67 runs against Rajasthan Royals in Delhi in 2010. It was the third time in nine matches that