IPL 2012 stats review: Pune Warriors India vs Rajasthan Royals

Rahul Dravid’s runs’ tally of 393 at an average of average of 32.75 in 12 games is the second highest for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2012 AFP

Pune: May 8, 2012

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Pune Warriors in Pune on Tuesday.

# Rahul Dravid’s runs’ tally of 393 (ave.32.75) in 12 games is the second highest for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2012, next only to Ajinkya Rahane’s 463 (ave.46.30).

# Shaun Tait has bowled brilliantly to take three wickets, conceding 13 runs – his best bowling feat in the IPL.

# In the course of the match, Tait has completed his 100 wickets in Twenty20, claiming 102 at an average of 20.83 in 76 matches.

# Shane Watson (90 not out off 51 balls) has registered his highest innings in the IPL, eclipsing the 89 not out against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on May 20, 2011.

# Watson‘s superb unbeaten 90 is the highest individual innings by against Pune Warriors in the IPL, outstripping Virender Sehwag’s 87 not out off 48 balls for Delhi Daredevils at Pune on April 24, 2012.

# Ajinkya Rahane has registered his eighth duck in Twenty20. His second in the present tournament.

# In the present edition of the IPL, Rajasthan Royals have won six and lost six out of twelve played.

# Rajasthan Royals have taken their tally to 12 – the fourth highest in the present tournament – the three top teams are Kolkata (17), Delhi (16) and Mumbai (14).

# Pune Warriors have lost both their games against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.

# Pune Warriors became the first side to have lost 9 games in the present tournaments (won four). With eight points, they are placed eighth in the Points table.

# Steven Smith (301 at an average of 37.62 in 13 matches) became the second Pune batsman after Robin Uthappa (353 at 29.41 in 13 matches) to amass 300 runs or more in the IPL 5.

# Watson’s innings is his eighth fifty for Rajasthan – his runs’ tally is 1121 at an average of 41.51 in 35 matches.

# Watson’s aggregate is the highest for Rajasthan in IPL.

# Watson has got his seventh Man of the Match award in the IPL – his eleventh in Twenty20. (PTI)