IPL Stats: James Faulkner becomes first Rajasthan bowler to take 20 wickets this season

Updated: 16 May 2013 00:51 IST

James Faulkner has become the first Rajasthan bowler to complete 20 wickets at the IPL 2013 - 21 (ave.16.52) in 13 matches. He is the second Rajasthan bowler to achieve the feat at the IPL - the first being Sohail Tanvir - 22 wickets at 12.09 runs apiece in eleven games in 2008.

IPL Stats: James Faulkner becomes first Rajasthan bowler to take 20 wickets this season
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Here are the statistical highlights from the match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals:

# James Faulkner has become the first Rajasthan bowler to complete 20 wickets at the IPL 2013 - 21 (ave.16.52) in 13 matches. He is the second Rajasthan bowler to achieve the feat at the IPL - the first being Sohail Tanvir - 22 wickets at 12.09 runs apiece in eleven games in 2008.

# Aditya Tare (59 off 37 balls) has posted his maiden fifty at the IPL - his second in Twenty20.

# Dinesh Karthik and Tare were involved in a 76-run stand for the second wicket - Mumbai's highest against Rajasthan at the IPL.

# Rohit Sharma (501 at an average of 50.10 in fifteen matches) is the fourth batsman to manage 500 runs or more at the IPL 2013, joining Chris Gayle (680), Michael Hussey (640) and Virat Kohli (578).

# Rohit has managed 500 runs in an IPL season for the first time.

# Kieron Pollard has completed 300 runs in an IPL season for the first time - 303 at an average of 43.28 in 14 matches. Only Rohit (501) and Dinesh Karthik (456) have amassed more runs than Pollard for Mumbai Indians at the IPL 2013.

# Karthik, for the first time, has managed 450-plus runs in an IPL season.

# Ambati Rayudu has completed his 2000 runs in Twenty20 - 2006 at an average of 24.76 in 99 matches.

# Shane Watson (502 at an average of 45.63) has become the first Rajasthan player and the fifth overall to complete 500 runs or more at the IPL 2013. The five batsmen with 500 runs or more are - Gayle (680), Hussey (640), Kohli (578), Watson (502) and Sharma (501).

# Watson became the second Rajasthan player after Ajinkya Rahane (560 at 40.00 in 16 matches in 2012) to manage 500 runs or more in an IPL season.

# Harbhajan Singh has captured 18 wickets at 20.00 runs apiece in 15 matches - his best performance in an IPL season.

Topics : Cricket Indian Premier League, 2013 James Faulkner Rajasthan Royals Mumbai Indians
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