IPL 2013 stats highlights: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Rajasthan Royals trumped Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets © IANS

Jaipur: Apr 29, 2013 

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals.

# Vinay Kumar became the first bowler to bag 15 wickets (ave.20.60) in ten matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore at the IPL 2013.

# RP Singh took his tally of wickes to 86 (ave.24.91) in 75 matches at the IPL. Only two bowlers have claimed more wickets than RP Singh – Lasith Malinga (88),) and Amit Mishra (88).

# Rajasthan Royals (173 for six) have recorded the second highest successful chase at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, next only to their 197 for five against Deccan Chargers on April 17, 2012.

# Rajasthan Royals’ above score is the third highest successful chase in the present edition, next only to Punjab’s 186 for three against Pune Warriors at Mohali on April 21 and Chennai’s 186 for five against Rajasthan Royals at Chepauk on April 22.

# Rajasthan Royals’ convincing four-wicket triumph is their fifth in eleven matches against RCB at the IPL – success % 45.45 (lost six).

# At home, Rajasthan Royals have won all five games at the IPL 6.

# Away from home, Royal Challengers Bangalore have lost all four at the IPL 6.

# Chris Gayle, with 484 runs at an average of 80.66 in ten matches., is the top run-scorer at the IPL.

# Sanju Samson (63 off 41 balls) has recorded his first fifty in Twenty20. He has got his first Man of the Match award at the IPL.

# Sanju, at 18 years 169 days, is the youngest batsman to register a fifty at the IPL, surpassing Shreevats Goswami (19 years and 1 day) for Bangalore against Delhi at Bangalore on May 19, 2008.

# Shane Watson (3/22) has recorded his best bowling figures against RCB at the IPL. These figures are his best at the IPL 2013.

# The the first bowler to concede three sixes on his birthday at the IPL is James Faulkner, apart from becoming the first to concede 40 runs without taking a wicket.

# Virat Kohli became the ninth batsman to aggregate 2000 runs at the IPL – 2005 at an average of 29.92 in 87 matches.

# Faulkner and Ashish Nehra are the only two fielders to take two catches on birthday at the IPL.

# Watson is the first Rajasthan batsman and the sixth to complete 300 runs at the IPL 2013 – his tally being 314 at an average of 52.33 in seven games, including a hundred and a fifty.

# Watson has posted 12 sixes – the highest by a Rajasthan player at the IPL 2013.