Statistical highlights: Jacques Kallis reiterates his all-round abilities at the IPL

Yusuf Pathan finally came to party, albeit a bit late in the day. Sunil Narine and Sachithra Senanayake were exceptional for Kolkata against Rajasthan.

Updated: May 03, 2013 23:48 IST
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Rajasthan vs Kolkata

Statistical highlights:

# Kolkata Knight Riders have won six and lost five out of twelve contested against Rajasthan Royals at the IPL - winning % 54.16 (Tied 1).

# Kolkata's eight-wicket win is their biggest in the preent edition of the IPL 2013.

# Kolkata defeated Rajasthan with 16 balls remaining - their biggest in terms of balls to spare at the IPL 2013.

# Jacques Kallis is the first all-rounder to complete the double of 200 runs and ten wickets at the IPL 2013. He has become the first all-rounder to achieve the feat in three season - 2010, 2012 & 2013.

# With Shane Watson's wicket, Sunil Narine became the first Kolkata bowler to take 40 wickets (ave.14.35) in 26 matches at the IPL.

# With 16 wickets at 15.62 runs apiece in eleven games, Narine is the top wicket-taker for Kolkata at the IPL 2013.

# Amongst the bowlers with ten wickets or more at the IPL 2013, Narine's economy rate of 5.68 is the best.

# Shane Watson took his tally to 349 at an average of 49.85 in eight matches - the most by a Rajasthan player at the IPL 2013.

# Watson's tally of boundaries (52) is the highest by a Rajasthan player in the present competition - 40 fours and twelve sixes.

# Watson (1591 runs at an average of 41.86 in 47 matches) is one of the three players to have managed 1500 runs or more apart from maintaining an average of 40-plus at the IPL - the other two being Chris Gayle (2309 at 53.69) and Shaun Marsh (1686 at 45.56)

# Sanju Samson (40 off 36 balls) is averaging 65.00 - 130 in three innings (once not out). His average is the highest for Rajasthan at the IPL 2013.

# Gautam Gambhir has been dismissed 'stumped' for the second time at the IPL - the first occasion being while scoring 79 for Delhi against Deccan Chargers at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on May 15, 2008 - the highest innings by a batsman as stumped.

# Gambhir is the top run-scorer for Kolkata at the IPL 2013 - 320 at an average of 29.09 in eleven matches.

# Yusuf Pathan's splendid 49 off 35 balls is his highest score for Kolkata at the IPL. He is averaging 24.22 for Kolkata after 43 matches at the IPL - 654 runs at a strike rate of 128.99.

# Yusuf's tally of 13 MOM awards is the second highest at the IPL, next only to Chris Gayle's 15.

# After 47 matches, 404 sixes have been recorded at the IPL 2013.

# Both Rajat Bhatia and Sunil Narine, with 20 wickets each, share a record for most wickets at Eden Gardens at the IPL.

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