IPL 2012 stats review: Rajasthan Royals vs Pune Warriors India

Shane Watson received his 12th Man of the Match award for his excellent all-round performance in Twenty20 – his eighth in the IPL and third in the present tournament AFP

Jaipur: May 13, 2012

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

# Pune Warriors have lost 20 out of 29 contested in the IPL (Won 8 and No Result 1) – winning % 28.57.

# Pune Warriors have lost eight games in a row between April 24, 2012 and May 13, 2012 – their worst sequence of defeats in the IPL.

# Kolkata Knight Riders (between April 27, 2009 and May 16, 2009) and Pune Warriors are the two teams to have lost eight consecutive games in the IPL history.

# The first team to have lost eleven games in the IPL 2012 (Lost 4) is Pune Warriors.

# Ashish Nehra (3 for 23) has registered his best bowling performance in the present competition.

# Nehra took his wickets tally to eleven at 33.36 runs apiece in 12 matches – the most by a Pune bowler in the IPL 5.

# Shane Watson received his 12th Man of the Match award for his excellent all-round performance in Twenty20 – his eighth in the IPL and third in the present tournament.

# Shane Watson (58 off 31 balls) has registered his second fifty in the present edition of the IPL.

# Watson’a superb match-winning fifty is his ninth in 37 matches,

# Watson has posted a half-century and bagged two wickets or more in the same game six times in the IPL.

# Rajasthan have won seven and lost seven out of 14 played in the current tournament.

# Rajasthan Royals have won all three games against Pune Warriors in the IPL.

# Rajasthan Royals (170/4) have recorded their highest total against Pune Warriors in the IPL.

# Ajinkya Rahane, with eleven catches in 14 matches, is the top fielder in the 2012 edition of the IPL.

# Rahane’s magnificent 61 off 47 balls is his sixth half-century in the IPL.

# The second batsman to aggregate 500 runs or more in the present tournament is Rahane – 541 at an average of 45.08 in 14 matches.

# Chris Gayle (572) is the top run-scorer in the preent tournament, followed by Ajinkya Rahane (541), Virender Sehwag (476), Shikhar Dhawan (467), Gautam Gambhir (457), Rahul Dravid (418), Cameron White (410) and Rohit Sharma (402).

# Ajit Chandila has registered his first instance of four wickets in an innings in Twenty20.

# Ajit’s outstanding figures of 4 for 13 are the second best by a bowler from Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, next only to Sohail Tanvir’s 6 for 14 against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur on May 4, 2008.

# Rahul Dravid (418 at an average of 29.85 in 14 matches) became the second batsman to total 400 runs or more for Rajasthan in the IPL 5.

# Murali Kartik has continued his flop show in the IPL 5, claiming only four wickets at an average of 66.50 in eleven matches for Pune Warriors.

# Ajit Chandila is the first bowler to register a hat-trick for Rajasthan in the IPL. Yuvraj Singh and Amit Mishra are the only two bowlers to have recorded the feat twice in the IPL.

# Mishra (twice) and Yuvraj (twice), Lakshmipathy Balaji, Makhaya Ntini, Rohit Sharma, Praveen Kumar and Ajit Chandila are the bowlers recording the hat-tricks in the IPL.

# Robin Uthappa (397 at 28.35), Steven Smith (362 at 40.22) and Sourav Ganguly (263 at 18.78) are the top run-getters for Pune in the IPL 5.(PTI)