Jaipur: Apr 17, 2012
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Deccan Chargers on Tuesday.
# Rajasthan Royals (197 for five) have recorded the joint third highest this year in the IPL - the highest is Chennai Super Kings' 208 for five against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chennai on April 12.
# Rajasthan's above match-winning total is their second highest against Deccan - the highest is 217 for seven at Hyderabad on April 24, 2008.
# Brad Hodge (48 not out of 21 balls) has played a match-winning innings, recording strike rate of 228.57. The said knock is his highest for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
# Hodge has become the top run-scorer in Twenty20 - 4352 runs at an average of 36.57 in 149 matches,
# Hodge has extended his tally by being adjudged the Man of the Match for the 18th time in Twenty20
# Rahul Dravid (42 off 24 balls) has registered his highest innings in the present competition.
# Ajinkya Rahane (44) became the first batsman to complete 300 runs in the present competition, aggregating 304 (ave.60.80) in six matches
# Amit Singh has conceded 55 runs without capturing a wicket - the most conceded by a bowler in the present tournament.
# Kumar Sangakkara and Sikhar Dhawan put on a first wicket stand of 94 - Deccan's highest against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
# Jean-Paul Duminy's superb unbeaten 58 off 26 balls is the highest individual innings for Deccan Chargers in the present edition of the IPL.
# Duminy's above entertaining knock is his seventh fifty in the IPL.
# Rajasthan Royals became the first team to earn eight points in six games - four wins and two losses.
# Rajasthan Royals' convincing victory by 5 wickets is their seventh in eight matches against Deccan Chargers in the IPL - winning % 87.50.
# Deccan Chargers have lost all three games in the present edition.
# Deccan Chargers (196/2) have posted their highest total in the IPL 5.
# Deccan's aforesaid total is their third highest in the IPL - their second highest against Rajasthan Royals - the highest is 214 for five at Hyderabad (Deccan) on April 24, 2008.
# Shikhar Dhawan's excellent 52 off 43 balls is his ninth fifty overall in the IPL.
# Shikhar Dhawan is the top run-scorer for Deccan Chargers in the present edition, totalling 114 at an average of 38.00 in three matches.
# Dhawan has completed his 500 runs for Deccan Chargers -514 runs (ave.34.26) in 17 matches in the IPL. His tally includes three fifties.
# Christian and Duminy have recorded a third-wicket stand of 88 (unbroken) - Deccan's highest against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
# Amit Mishra (3/32) has taken his tally of wickets to 65 at 18.70 runs apiece in 47 matches in the IPL. Only Malinga (70) and RP Singh (66) have claimed more wickets than Mishra.(PTI)