New Delhi, Apr 19: Kevin Pietersen's 103 not out off 64 balls powered Delhi Daredevils to yet another comprehensive five-wicket win with five balls to spare over the winless Deccan Chargers on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.
Here are the highlights of Game 23; Deccan Chargers Vs Delhi Daredevils, New Delhi
# Delhi won their fourth game of IPL 5 and moved to the top of the table
# Deccan Chargers are winless after 4 games and are at the bottom of the table
# Deccan got off to a good start; reached 50 runs off 36 balls
# Chargers registered 50 runs during the powerplay
# Shikhar Dhawan and Parthiv Patel added 71 runs for the 2nd wicket off 6.5 balls at 10.39 runs per over.
# Shahbaz Nadeem and Morne Morkel picked three wickets each
# Chargers reached three-digit mark off 66 balls.
# DC's second fifty came off just 29 balls, thanks to Parthiv Patel and Shikhar Dhawan as they scored 11 runs per over.
# Parthiv Patel top scored for Deccan Chargers with 45 runs (27 balls)
# Deccan Chargers made two changes to the playing XI as Parthiv Patel and Veer Pratap Singh instead of Tanmay Mishra and Anand Rajan.
# Veer Pratap Singh made his T20 debut for Deccan Chargers today.
# Irfan Pathan has conceded most 4s in IPL
# Deccan Chargers lost 6 wickets for 56 runs in 9 overs
# Chargers reached 150 runs in 19 overs
# Deccan Chargers scored 157/8 in 20 overs
# Chargers hit three 6s in the innings
# Kumar Sangakkara's team hit 15 4s in the innings
# Virender Sehwag faced his first delivery to be dismissed by Dale Steyn in the 4th over.
# Worst start for Delhi Daredevils in IPL 5
# Kevin Pietersen was dropped on 6 by Bharat Chipli off Dale Steyn
# Last time they lost their first wicket in the first over was against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Game 5 of IPL 5 played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
# Deccan Chargers' fielding woes continue as there were a couple of errors on field
# Least score in powerplay by Delhi Daredevils in IPL 5, 34/3; earlier least score was 49/1 against RCB in Bangalore
# Delhi Daredevils reached 50 runs off 7.3 overs, while they scored 100 off 12.5 balls
# Kevin Pietersen hit nine 6s in the innings
# Daredevils reached 150 off 18 overs
# Pietersen was dropped on 6, 68 and 94, as he scored his maiden IPL ton which came off 64 balls
# Delhi Daredevils reached the target in 19.1 overs as they won by 5 wickets
# Pietersen was awarded the Man-of-the-match for his maiden ton in IPL
# Daredevils hit 12 4s in total, while all the sixes were hit by the English cricketer Pietersen