Chasing 179, Rahul Dravid scored a super 40-ball 58 as Rajasthan earned a thrilling 5-wicket win versus the Pune Warriors, with one ball to spare.
Statistical highlights from the match:
Story first published on: Sunday, 05 May 2013 23:52
# Rajasthan Royals have won six successive games at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur at the IPL 2013.
# Rajasthan have won four and lost one out of five contested against Pune at the IPL - winning % 80.00.
# Rajashtan (182/5) have recorded their highest total against Pune at the IPL.
# Pune Warriors became the first team to lose seven successive games at the IPL 2013.
# Rahul Dravid (58 off 40 balls) has recorded his tenth fifty at the IPL.
# Dravid is the tenth batsman to manage 2000 runs at the IPL - 2011 at 28.72 in 82 matches.
# Rahane (67 off 48 balls) has registered his eighth fifty at the IPL.
# Rahane has received his fourth Man of the Match award at the IPL.
# Dravid and Rahane put on 98 for the first wicket - Rajasthan's highest stand for any wicket at the IPL 2013, surpassing the 81 for the second wicket by the same pair against Pune at Pune on April 11.
# The above partnership is the highest for any wicket for Rajasthan against Pune at the IPL.
# Three Rajasthan players have managed 300 runs or more at the IPL - Shane Watson (354), Dravid (308) and Rahane (302)
# Pune Warriors (178/4) have recorded their second highest total at the IPL 2013, next only to the 185 for four against Punjab at Mohali on April 21.
# Pune's above total is their fifth highest at the IPL but their highest against Rajasthan Royals.
# Robin Uthappa, for the first time at the IPL, has recorded consecutive fifties - 75 against Bangalore at Pune on May 2 and 54 against Rajasthan at Jaipur. Overall, he has registered eight fifties at the IPL.
# Robin Uthappa is the first Pune batsman to amass 1000 runs at the IPL -1012 at an average of 27.35 in 42 matches.
# Uthappa is the first player to hit 30 sixes and 100 fours for Pune at the IPL.
# Uthapa is the second Pune batsman after Jesse Ryder to register four fifties at the IPL.
# Uthappa (343 at an average of 28.58) and Finch (341 at 34.10) are the leading run-getters for Pune at the IPL 2013.
# Robin Uthappa and Aaron Finch were involved in a stand of 97 - Pune's highest for the first wicket at the IPL, bettering the 96 by the same pair against Chennai at Chennai on April 15, 2013.
# Pune's above partnership is their highest for any wicket against Rajasthan Royals at the IPL.
# The 97-run stand is the second highest by any pair for any wicket for Pune, next only to the 145 (unbroken) for the third wicket between Manish Pandey and Robin Uthappa against Delhi at Pune on April 24, 2012.
# Uthappa-Finch pair is the first to register five stands of fifty or more for the first wicket at the IPL 2013. The pair has amassed 494 (ave.49.40) in ten matches - the highest by any pair.
# Yuvraj has continued his super flop show at the IPL 2013, aggregating 171 in nine innings at an average of 21.37.
# James Faulkner, with 17 wickets at an average of 12.76 in nine matches, is the top wicket-taker at the IPL.
# Aaron Finch has completed his 2000 runs in Twenty20 - 2040 (ave.35.78) in 68 matches.
# Binny's strike rate of 153.44 (178 runs at an average of 29.66 in eleven games) is the highest by a Rajasthan player at the IPL.
# Wayne Parnell (3/27) has produced his best bowling performance at the IPL.
# The bowlers delivering most dot balls at the IPL 2013 are - Dale Steyn (134), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (129), Ishant Sharma (117) and Sunil Narine (116).