Sunrisers Hyderabad defended a low score of 134 to win the match against Rajasthan Royals © PTI
Ahmedabad: May 9, 2014
Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera.
# Dale Steyn, with 27 wickets (ave.21.55) in 24 matches, is the leading wicket-taker for Hyderabad in the IPL, eclipsing the 25 (ave.24.32) in 23 matches by Amit Mishra.
#Bhuvneshwar Kumar‘s superb figures of 4 for 14 are the best by a Hyderabad bowler in the IPL, outstripping 4 for 19 by Amit Mishra against Pune Warriors at Pune on April 17, 2013.
# Kumar, with 14 wickets (ave.10.71) in seven matches, is the leading wicket-taker for Hyderabad in the IPL 2014.
# Bhuvneshwar has received his second Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Shikhar Dhawan (33) has been performing below average in the IPL 2014 — his tally being 155 (ave.22.14) in seven innings.
# Dhawan became the 13th batsman to amass 2,000 runs or more in the IPL — his tally being 2006 (ave.31.34) in 75 matches.
# Sunrisers Hyderabad have won two and lost three out of five played against Rajasthan in the IPL – success % 40.00.
# David Warner has taken his runs’ tally to 230 in seven innings at an average of 38.33 – the highest tally by a Hyderabad batsman in the IPL 2014.
# Pravin Tambe, with 13 wickets (ave.15.30) in eight matches is the top wicket-taker for Rajasthan in the IPL 2014.
# Kumar (14 at 10.71) and Mohit Sharma (14 at 15.50) are the top wicket-takers in the IPL 2014.
# Shane Watson became the third Rajasthan bowler to achieve a hat-trick in the IPL, joining Ajit Chandila and Pravin Tambe. Three hat-tricks by Rajasthan bowlers are the most by any team in the IPL.
# Watson and Tambe have accomplished the hat-tricks in the present competition – the first instance when two Rajasthan bowlers have recorded the distinction in an IPL season.
# Bhuvneshwar Kumar has bowled 95 dot balls – the most by a bowler in the IPL 2014.
# Amit Mishra and Gautam Gambhir share a dubious distinction of most ducks (11) in the IPL.
# Watson’s excellent performance of 3 for 13 is his best this year for Rajasthan in the IPL.
# Rajat Bhatia (3/23) has recorded his best bowling performance for Rajasthan in the IPL.
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