While Kieron Pollard and Rohit Sharma tried to lift the Mumbai Indians with their batting efforts, it was the young Sanju Samson who was the star of the day with for Rajasthan Royals.
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
Story first published on: Sunday, 22 September 2013 10:58
# Rajasthan Royals, in their first game in the Champions League Twenty20, have recorded a comprehensive win by seven wickets.
# With their aforesaid win, Rajasthan Royals have won nine games in succession in Twenty20 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur - their last defeat at this venue being by ten wickets to Mumbai Indians on May 20, 2012.
# Mumbai Indians have won six and lost seven out of 15 contested in the CLT20 - winning % 46.15.(NR 2).
# Shane Watson has completed his 100 wickets in Twenty20 at an average of 23.31 in 115 matches.
# Watson has accomplished the double of 3000 runs 100 wickets in Twenty20. His run-aggregate is 3305 at an average of 34.07 in 115 matches.
# Watson is the fifth all-rounder to complete the double of 3000 runs and 100 wickets in Twenty20 - the other four being Kieron Pollard, Albie Morkel, Scott Styris and Azhar Mahmood.
# Kieron Pollard took his tally to 521 (ave.30.64) in 21 matches for Mumbai Indians and Trinidad & Tobago - the second batsman to manage 500 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 - the first being 556 (ave.55.60) by David Warner in 13 matches for Delhi Daredevils and New South Wales.
# Sachin Tendulkar is averaging just 23.33 in nine matches for Mumbai Indians in the Champions League Twenty20 - his tally being 210 runs in nine innings, including a fifty - 69 vs Lions at Johannesburg on September 10, 2010.
# Overall, Sachin is averaging 33.47 for Mumbai Indians in Twenty20 - his aggregate being 2544 in 87 matches, including a century and fourteen fifties.
# Vikramajeet Malik has bowled brilliantly to take three for 24. He has been justifiably adjudged the Man of the Match.
# Sanju Samson is the second Rajasthan wicketkeeper to effect three dismissals in an innings twice in Twenty20 - the first being Mahesh Rawat.
# Samson (54 off 47 balls) has posted his second fifty in Twenty20. He is the first wicketkeeper to record a double of 50 + 3 dismissals in the CLT20.