IPL 2022, Match 66 KKR vs LSG, Stats Review: Quinton de Kock’s smashes flurry of records with match-winning ton
De Kock is now tied with Adam Gilchrist and Rahul at the top for scoring most tons (2) as a wicketkeeper in the league.
Quinton de Kock scored a breathtaking century as he tore apart the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling line-up to register the third-highest individual score of 140* off just 70 in the history of IPL.
The wicketkeeper-batter slammed ten fours and as many maximums to help Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) post a mammoth total of 210/0.
Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers from Match 66 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League 2022:
140* – Quinton de Kock registered his highest score of 140* in the IPL. His previous best was 108 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2016.
210* – De Kock and KL Rahul recorded the highest opening partnership of 210* in the IPL. The previous best was 185 between David Warner and Jonny Bairstow against RCB in 2019.
3 – De Kock and Rahul scripted the third-highest partnership (210*) for any wicket in the league. AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli scored 229* against Gujarat Lions in 2016 and the same pair smashed 215* against Mumbai Indians in the year 2015.
2 – Rahul became the second player after David Warner to slam 500-plus runs in five successive seasons. Warner had smashed in six consecutive editions.
3 – De Kock achieved the third-highest individual score of 140* in the tournament. Chris Gayle with 175* against Pune Warriors India (PWI) in 2013 and Brendon McCullum 158* against RCB in 2008 are in the top two.
0/60 – Avesh Khan delivered the most expensive spell of 0/60 in his IPL career. He had leaked 0/47 against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in 2018 and 1/47 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2021.
325 – Quinton de Kock has now scored 325 runs in the last five innings at an average of 108.2 with one century and three half-centuries against KKR in the IPL.
303 – Nitish Rana completed 300 fours in the T20 matches.
10 – Ten centuries have now been scored against KKR which is the most against any team. With nine tons against them, Mumbai Indians (MI) are second on the list.
1 – LSG became the first team to bat the entire 20 overs without losing a wicket in the history of the IPL.