James Faulkner's second five-wicket haul in the Indian Premier League went in vain as Rajasthan Royals still suffered their biggest loss in terms of runs this season. Here are the statistical highlights from the game.
# Sunrisers Hyderabad's 23-run win is their ninth in fifteen matches at the IPL 2013. Only three teams have won more games than Hyderabad - Mumbai (11), Chennai (11) and Rajasthan (10).
# Hyderabad's convincing win is their second biggest by runs margin at the IPL, next only to the 30-run win over Punjab at Mohali on May 11, 2013.
# The 23-run loss is Rajasthan's biggest in terms of runs at the IPL 2013.
# Rajasthan's 113 for nine is their lowest score at the IPL 2013, surpassing the 117 against RCB at Bangalore on April 20, 2013. The said total is their lowest against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
# Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 21 for three - the least runs in the Powerplay 1 by them at the IPL 2013, emulating Delhi Daredevils' 21 for three against Kings XI Punjab at Dharamsala on May 16. Their previous lowest in Powerplay in the present tournament was 25 for four against Pune Warriors at Pune on April 17
# The first ten overs in Sunrisers Hyderabad's innings have produced 48 for three - the lowest in the present competition is 38 for five by Pune against Punjab at Pune on April 7.
# James Faulkner (5/16) took his tally of wickets to 26 at an average of 13.96 in 14 matches in the present competition, establishing a record for Rajasthan Royals at the IPL, obliterating Sohail Tanvir's tally of 22 at 12.09 runs apiece in eleven matches in 2007-08.
# Only Lasith Malinga (28 at 13.39 in 16 matches in 2011) has bagged more wickets than Faulkner in an IPL season.
# Faulkner has earned the Purple Cap, thanks to his superb bowling performance. His strike rate of 12.7 in the present competition is quite impressive.
# Faulkner is the first bowler to capture ten wickets (ave.3.60) in two games against Sunrisers Hyderabad. No other bowler has claimed even five wickets against them at the IPL.
# Faulkner (5/16 - his career-best in Twenty20) became the first bowler to register two instances of five wickets in an innings at the IPL - his first was five for 20 against Hyderabad at Jaipur on April 27, 2013.
# Cameron White has recorded his ninth duck in Twenty20. He is the first Hyderabad batsman to register two ducks in the present competition.
# In eleven innings at the IPL 6, White could manage just one fifty - 52 vs RCB at Bangalore on April 9, 2013.
# Biplab Samantray (55 off 46 balls) has posted his first fifty for Hyderabad at the IPL - his second in Twenty20.
# After seven unbeaten innings in succession at the IPL, Binny was dismissed.
# Samantray and Sammy were involved in a stand of 56 - Hyderabad's highest fifth-wicket partnership at the IPL.
# Four Hyderabad players have amassed 200 runs in the present competition - Parthiv Patel (246), Shikhar Dhawan (236), Hanuma Vihari (234) and Thisara Perera (218).
# Rajasthan Royals have scored 44 for two after ten overs - the least number of runs managed by them in the first ten overs this season. They scored 33 without losing any wicket in the Powerplay 1 - their lowest at the IPL being 24 for three against Chennai at Jaipur on May 12
# Rahul Dravid has completed his 400 runs at the IPL 2013 - the top three run-getters for Rajasthan being Shane Watson (513), Ajinkya Rahane (449) and Rahul Dravid (416).
# Dravid has managed 400 runs in an IPL competition for the second time. Last year, he had scored 462 (ave.28.87) in 16 matches
# The leading wicket-takers for Sunrisers Hyderabad are - Amit Mishra (19), Thisara Perera (18), Dale Steyn (16) and Ishant Sharma (14).
# Amit Mishra (4-0-8-2) became the third bowler to produce an economy rate of 2.00 in a four-over spell in the present competition - the first two being Karan Sharma and Mitchell Johnson.
# Mishra has received his seventh MoM award at the IPL. Both Michael Hussey and Mishra have received four MOM awards at the IPL 2013 - the most in the present competition.