Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
# 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.
Story first published on: Sunday, 22 September 2013 10:58 IST