IPL 2013 stats highlights: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals

Kevon Cooper (L) was adjudged Man of the Match © IANS

Pune: May 9, 2013

Statistical highlights of the Pepsi Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab.

# Kevon Cooper (3/23) has recorded his second best bowling feat against Punjab behind the 4 for 26 at Jaipur on April 6, 2012.

# Cooper has got his first Man of the Match award at the IPL.

# Ajinkya Rahane (59 not out) has posted his fourth fifty at the IPL 6 and became the third batsman after Gautam Gambhir and David Miller to record three fifties in a row in the present tournament.

# Rahane, for the first time, has registered three fifties in succession at the IPL.

# Rajasthan Royals, while chasing, have won all six games at the IPL 2013. Their tally of eight wins against Punjab is the most by them against any team. They lost three out of eleven contested against Punjab at the IPL – success per centage 72.72.

# Adam Gilchrist (42 off 32 balls) has posted his highest score at the IPL 6.

# Shaun Marsh (77 off 64 balls) has posted his second highest score against Rajasthan – his 15th fifty at the IPL.

# Gilchrist and Marsh were associated in a stand of 102 – Punjab’s highest second-wicket partnership against Rajasthan in the IPL.

# Both Gilchrist and Mandeep have been caught and bowled – the first instnce of both openers in an IPL innings.

# With 19 wickets (ave.15.36) in eleven matches, James Faulkner is the top wicket-taker for Rajasthan at the IPL 2013.

# With 424 runs at an average of 47.11 in 13 games, Rahane is the leading run-scorer for Rajasthan at the IPL 6.

# Dravid and Rahane are the two Rajasthan batsmen with four fifties each at the IPL 6.