New Delhi: Statistical highlights of the IPL 5 match between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals from Jaipur.
# Delhi Daredevils have recorded their first victory in three games at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur in the IPL.
# Rajasthan Royals had won the first two games against Delhi Daredevils at this venue - one each in 2008 and 2011.
# Delhi Daredevils have won six and lost four out of ten contested against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL - success % 60.00.
# In the present edition, Delhi Daredevils have won eight out of ten played.
# Rajasthan Royals have won four and lost six out of ten contested in the present edition. They are placed sixth in the points table.
# Virender Sehwag is the first player to register five fifties in succession in the history of Twenty20.
# Sehwag had reached his fifty off 20 balls - the quickest by a Delhi player in Twenty20. He has bettered his own record of 21-ball fifty against Rajasthan Royals at Motera on March 15, 2010 during his innings of 75 off 34 balls. Sehwag had also posted a 22-ball fifty during his 74 off 38 balls against Chennai at Feroz Shah Kotla on March 19, 2010.
# Morne Morkel, with 19 wickets at 14.00 runs apiece in 10 matches, is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL 5.
# Kevin Pietersen has completed his 300 runs in the IPL 2012, totalling 305 at an average of 61.00 in eight innings, including a hundred and a fifty.
# Pietersen has registered 20 sixes in the present edition - the second best tally, next only to Chris Gayle's 25.
# Virender Sehwag has taken his run-aggregate to 445 at an average of 49.44 in ten matches in the IPL 5.
# Sehwag is the second batsman after Rahane to total 400 runs in the IPL 2012.
# Sehwag has become the first batsman to record 15 innings of fifty-plus in the IPL - a century plus 14 fifties.
# The three leading run-scorers in the IPL overall are - Suresh Raina (2010), Gautam Gambhir (1840) and Virender Sehwag (1829).
# Ajinkya Rahane is the leading run-scorer in the IPL 5 - 458 at an average of 57.25, including a century and two fifties, in ten matches.
# Rahane's aforesaid aggregate is the second highest by a Rajasthan batsman in an IPL competiton. Shane Watson had managed 472 runs at an average of 47.20 in fifteen matches in 2008.
# Pawan Negi (4/18) has produced his career-best bowling figures in Twenty20 - his first four-wicket haul.
# Negi's excellent figures are the best by a Delhi bowler against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL,
# Negi's above performance is the third best for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL - the best ever being Amit Mishra's 5 for 17 against Deccan Chargers at Delhi on May 15, 2008 and Rajat Bhatia's 4 for 15 against Deccan Chargers at Durban on May 13, 2009.
# Negi has received the Man of the Match for the first time in the IPL.
# Rahul Dravid has averaged 32.19 for Rajasthan Royals - 676 in 22 matches. His tally includes just three fifties.
# Sehwag has become the first Delhi batsman to make 400 runs or more in an IPL season three times - 445 (ave.49.44) in 10 matches in 2012; 424 (ave.38.54) in 11 matches in 2011 and 406 (ave.33.83) in 14 matches in 2008.
# Sehwag became the second Delhi batsman after Gautam Gambhir (2008) to post five fifties in an IPL season