CLT20 Stats: Pravin Tambe, Ajinkya Rahane shine as Rajasthan Royals maintain perfect record at home
Ajinkya Rahane and Pravin Tambe took the game away from Chennai Super Kings with gritty display as Rajasthan Royals maintained their stupendous record at home.
Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
# Rajasthan Royals have registered their 13th successive win at Jaipur in Twenty20. Their tally includes eight in IPL and five in CLT20.
# Rajasthan Royals enjoy 100% winning record in the CLT20.
# Ajinkya Rahane (70 off 56 balls) has posted his 16th fifty in Twenty20 - his third in the CLT20.
# Rahane's aforesaid innings is the highest by a Rajasthan Royals' batsman in the CLT20, surpassing his 62 not out off 53 balls vs Scorchers at Jaipur on September 29, 2013.
# Rahane is the first Rajasthan batsman to register three fifties in the CLT20. With 223 runs at an average of 55.75 in five matches, he is the top run-scorer for Rajasthan in the CLT20.
# Rahane has completed his 2000 runs in Twenty20 - 2057 (ave.27.79) in 88 matches.
# Dwayne Bravo (3/26) has taken his tally to 28 at an average of 18.28 in 18 matches - a record in the CLT20 - the next best being Ravichandran Ashwin's 25 wickets (ave.20.76) in 19 matches.
# Suresh Raina became the first player to manage 600 runs in the CLT20 - 608 (ave.33.77) in 19 matches.
# Pravin Tambe (3/10) became the first bowler to complete 10 wickets (ave. 5.90) in four matches in the CLT20.
# Tambe is the first and only bowler to bowl 15 overs in the present competition without conceding a six.
# Tambe's economy rate of 3.93 is the best amongst the bowlers claiming five wickets or more in the present competition.
# Ashwin (46 off 28 balls) has posted a career-best in Twenty20. His innings is the highest by number nine batsman, eclipsing Lasith Malinga's unbeaten 37 off 18 balls for Mumbai vs Chennai at Chepauk on September 24, 2011.
# Ashwin and Morris have shared a stand of 73 - the highest eighth-wicket partnership in the CLT20, outstripping the 53 (unbroken) between Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga for Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on September 24, 2011.
# Ashwin hit three sixes in an innings for the first time in the CLT20 - the first six hit by him was the 1000th of the CLT20. The top five teams with most sixes are Mumbai Indians (112), RCB (99), Chennai Super Kings (90), Trinidad & Tobago (86) and Lions (63).
# Not even a single batsman has managed a fifty vs Rajasthan Royals in the CLT20 - the highest being Ashwin's 46 (as above).