Rajasthan bowlers stuck to their guns to inflict a 19-run defeat on Kolkata. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
# Rajasthan have recorded their third win in four games against Kolkata at Jaipur.
# Both Rajasthan and Kolkata have won five games each against each other out of eleven played at the IPL (Tied 1).
# Rajasthan Royals have won both their games in the present competition - the second team after Sunrisers Hyderabad to achieve the feat.
# Kolkata's 125 is their lowest total against Rajasthan at the IPL.
# Rahul Dravid has been dismissed bowled 14 times at the IPL, emulating Kumar Sangakkara's tally.Â Only Jacques Kallis has been dismissed most times (15) in this fashion.
# Sunil Narine, with six wickets at 6.83 runs apiece in two games, and Kevon Cooper (6 at 7.50) are the top wicket-takers at the IPL 2013.
# Cooper enjoys an excellent record in Twenty20 - 69 at 16.65 runs apiece in 58 matches.
# Cooper's figures of 3 for 15 are his second best at the IPL, next only to the 4 for 26 against Punjab at Jaipur on April 6, 2012.Â Â
# Shane Watson took his tally to 1247 at an average of 38.96 in 40 matches - the most by a Rajasthan player at the IPL, followed by Yusuf Pathan (1011)Â and Rahul Dravid (887).
# Brad Hodge has extended his record for the highest run-aggregate in Twenty20 to 5325 at an average of 36.47 in 181 games.Â His tally includes two hundreds and 36 fifties.
# Hodge (46) has posted his highest score against Kolkata at the IPL, eclipsing the 44 off 29 balls at Jaipur on April 8, 2012.
# Kevon Cooper is averaging 10.34 as a batsman in Twenty20 - his aggregate being 238 runs in 39 matches (16 times not out).
# Jacques Kallis (7) became the fifth batsman to register seven ducks or more at the IPL, joining Manish Pandey (8),Amit Mishra (8), Shane Warne (7) and Parthiv Patel (7).
# Kallis has registered four golden ducks at the IPL - one each against Mumbai, Delhi, Rajasthan and Chennai.
# Manoj Tiwary has completed his 1000 runs (1006) at the IPL at an average of 30.48 in 57 matches.
# Yusuf Pathan has recorded his fourth duck at the IPL.
# Siddharth Trivedi (3/23) has produced his best bowling performance against Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL.
# Trivedi's tally of 56 wickets at 27.71 runs apiece in 61 matches is the second highest for Rajasthan at the IPL, next only to the 57 (ave.25.38) in 55 matches by Shane Warne.
# Trivedi has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the second time in the IPL.
# Dishant Yagnik is the second Rajasthan wicketkeeper after Mahesh Rawat (twice)to effect three dismissals in an IPL innings.
# Eoin Morgan (51 off 38 balls) has recorded his tenth fifty in Twenty20 - his second at the IPL.