Rajasthan Royals have won all their seven games while chasing at the IPL 2013. For the first time in an IPL season, Rajasthan have won eight games at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, enjoying 100 per cent record. Here are the other highlights from the game.
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In the 2007-08 season, they had won all seven at home.
# Both Chennai and Rajasthan have won ten and lost four out of 14 contested at the IPL. Because of the better net run-rate, Chennai Super Kings remain at the top in the Points Table.
# Rajasthan have won five and lost eight out of 13 played against Chennai at the IPL - winning per cent 38.46.
# After winning by 17 runs at Gujarat Stadium, Ahmedabad on March 28, 2010, Rajasthan have won their first game against Chennai at the IPL.(Chennai had won the last six games in a row against Rajasthan at the IPL).Â Â
# Chennai Super Kings have lost their first game in six matches while batting first in the present competition.
# Michael Hussey took his tally to 614 (ave.55.81) in 13 matches - his best in an IPL season.
# Hussey is the first Chennai player to manage 600 runs in an IPL season, surpassing Matthew Hayden's tally of 572 (ave.52.00) in twelve matches in 2009.
# For the first time in an IPL season, two batsmen have amassed 600 runs - Hussey (614) and Gayle (603).
# Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey were involved in a stand of 83 for the first wicket - Chennai's highest opening stand against Rajasthan at the IPL, surpassing the 77 between the same pair at Jaipur on May 9, 2011.
# Hussey-Vijay pair have recorded two century stands and nine partnerships between 50 and 99 for Chennai at the IPL.
# Vijay's second fifty in the present competition is his seventh at the IPL.
# For the first time in Chennai's innings in the present competition, not even a single six has been recorded.
# Kevon Cooper's tally of 16 wickets in ten matches is the second highest by Rajasthan bowler in the present competition, next only to James Faulkner's 19 at an average of 16.57 in twelve matches.
# Bravo's unbeaten 23 off eleven balls is his highest score at the IPL 2013.
# The three top run-scorers for Rajasthan in the present competition are - Shane Watson (483), Ajinkya Rahane (433) and Rahul Dravid (387).
# Watson's tally of 1725 (ave.42.07) in 51 matches, including a hundred and eleven fifties, is the highest for Rajasthan at the IPL.
# The batsmen with most sixes at the IPL 2013 are - Chris Gayle (41), Rohit Sharma (25), David Miller (20) and Shane Watson (20).
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with twelve dismissals (10 catchesÂ two stumpings) in 14 matches, is the leading wicket-taker at the iPL 2013.
# Watson and Binny were involved in a stand of 93 - Rajasthan's highest fifth-wicket stand against Chennai at the IPL.
# Watson has received his eighth Man of the Match award at the IPL.