Highlights: Royals vs Super Kings

Updated: 06 June 2008 16:45 IST

Rajasthan Royals won the first ever edition of the IPL.

Highlights: Royals vs Super Kings

New Delhi:

  • Rajasthan Royals won the first ever edition of the IPL.

  • Rajasthan Royals' three-wicket win is their 13th victory in the competition - the most by any side.

  • Shane Warne became the first captain to have won 10 toss in the IPL.

  • Suresh Raina completed his 400 runs in the competition - 421 at an average of 38.27 in 16 games, including three fifties.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni also completed his 400 runs in the IPL.

  • Dhoni's aggregate of 414 runs at an average of 41.40 in 16 games is a record by any captain in a Twenty20 competition, bettering Virender Sehwag's aggregate of 406 at an average of 33.83 in 14 IPL games.

  • Amongst the batsmen with 200 runs or more for Chennai Super Kings, Dhoni's average of 41.40 is the best.

  • Parthiv Patel completed his 300 runs in the IPL - 302 runs at an average of 27.45.

  • Sohail Tanvir's tally of 22 wickets at 12.09 runs apiece in 11 games is a record by any bowler in a Twenty20 competition, bettering Nayan Doshi's tally of 21 at 11.57 runs apiece in 10 games for Surrey in Twenty20 Cup in 2006.

  • Yusuf Pathan (3/22) produced his best bowling performance in the IPL.

  • Yusuf became the second all-rounder after Shane Watson to post a fifty and claim three wickets in the same IPL game. Watson had made 52 and claimed 3 for 10 against Delhi at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 30.

  • Swapnil Asnodkar completed his 300 runs in the IPL - 311 at an average of 34.55.

  • Suresh Raina, with Asnodkar's catch, became the first fielder to take 10 catches in the IPL.

  • Yusuf Pathan completed his 400 runs in the IPL - 435 at an average of 31.07.

  • Yusuf got his fourth Man of the Match award, equalling Shane Watson's tally. Yusuf and Watson with four awards each share the second place behind Shaun Marsh (5).



  • Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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