IPL stats: Rajasthan Royals are champions of Super Over thrillers

Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders on boundary count after their Indian Premier League match saw two successive ties.

Updated: April 30, 2014 10:12 IST
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Rajasthan Royals' triumph against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League has made it the only side to have won two tied games. (Match report| Match Highlights) Here are some of the stats from the thrilling match:

# Kolkata and Rajasthan remain the only two teams to have participated in two tied games. Rajasthan won both the games through one-over eliminator.

# After the scores were tied even in the Super Over on April 29, Rajasthan won on the boundary count.

# Overall, five tied games have been recorded in the IPL history. Rajasthan remains the only team to have won two tied games.

# Including two wins in one-over eliminators, Rajasthan have won seven and lost six out of 13 played vs Kolkata at the IPL.

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

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

# Rahane's 72 off 59 balls is his first fifty in eight innings vs Kolkata at the IPL. The said innings is the highest by any Rajasthan batsman this year at the event.

# Rahane is the first batsman to register two fifties at the IPL this year - his first being 59 off 53 balls vs Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2014.

# Rahane has set a record for the highest individual innings for Rajasthan against Kolkata at the IPL. Mahela Jayawardene's unbeaten 110 for Kings XI at Kolkata on April 4, 2010 is the highest individual innings vs Kolkata at the IPL. Rohit Sharma, David Warner and Chris Gayle are three other batsmen to have recorded hundreds vs Kolkata.

# Shane Watson is the first batsman to manage 1900 runs for Rajasthan at the IPL - his tally being 1902 (ave.38.04) in 60 matches, including a hundred and twelve fifties.

# Vinay Kumar's tally of 88 wickets (ave.25.71) in 81 matches is the fourth highest at the IPL - the top three being 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 top wicket-takers as on April 29, 2014 in the present tournament.

# James Faulkner (3/11) has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in Twenty20. His figures are the best by a bowler on his birthday.

# Faulkner enjoyns an outstanding record for Rajasthan at the IPL - his tally being 33 (ave.16.60) in 20 matches.

(Stats by Rajesh Kumar)

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