Shane Watson (left) completed 1,900 runs for Rajasthan Royals © IANS
Shane Watson (left) completed 1,900 runs for Rajasthan Royals © IANS

 

Abu Dhabi: Apr 30, 2014

 

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals (RR)  and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday.

 

# Shane Watson became the first batsman to amass 1,900 runs for Rajasthan in the IPL, totalling 1,902 (ave 38.04) in 60 matches, including a hundred and 12 fifties.

 

# Rahane has established a record for the highest individual innings for Rajasthan against Kolkata at the IPL. His superb 72 off 59 balls is his first fifty in eight innings against Kolkata in the IPL.

 

# The aforesaid knock is the highest by any Rajasthan player this year at the IPL.

 

# Rahane became the first batsman to post two fifties at the IPL this year. He had scored 59 off 53 balls vs Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2014.

 

# Kolkata-Rajasthan encounters remain the only ones in the IPL history to have resulted in two tied games. Rajasthan have won both the matches through one-over eliminators. Rajasthan won the game on April 29, on the boundary count.

 

# Five tied games have been registered in the IPL history. Rajasthan remains the only team to have won two such games. Including two triumphs in one-over eliminators, Rajasthan have won seven and lost six out of 13 contested against Kolkata at the IPL.

 

# Gautam Gambhir (45) has registered his highest score in five innings this year at the IPL.

 

# Ajinkya Rahane has totalled 182 runs at an average of 36.40 in five matches, including two fifties. His aggregate is the highest by a Rajasthan batsman in IPL 2014. Shane Watson, with 117 runs at an average of 23.40, has the next highest aggregate for Rajasthan.

 

# Vinay Kumar took his wicket-aggregate to 88 wickets (ave 25.71) in 81 matches — the fourth highest at the IPL behind Lasith Malina (110), Amit Mishra (99) and Piyush Chawla (89).

 

# Sunil Narine (9), Varun Aaron (8), Mohit Sharma (8) and Lakshmipathy Balaji (8) are the leading wicket-takers in the present competition.

 

# James Faulkner (3/11) has got his fourth Man of the Match award in Twenty20. ?His excellent figures are the best by a bowler on his birthday at the IPL.

 

# Faulkner’s tally of 33 wickets (ave 16.60) in 20 matches for Rajasthan at the IPL is excellent in terms of averages.

 

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