Having posted a target of 127, Rajasthan Royals were on the back-foot. Despite an outside chance towards the end of the innings, the visitors in Hyderabad could not stop Deccan Chargers from eliminating them from the Indian Premier League. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
# With their convincing five-wicket triumph, Deccan Chargers have recorded their biggest win at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad in the IPL.
# Deccan Chargers have recorded their second victory in 17 matches at Hyderabad in the IPL.Â They had defeated Bangalore by 33 runs at this venue on April 14,2011.
# Ajinkya Rahane has taken his runs' tally in the IPL to 547 at an average of 52.07 in 15 matches.
# Shikhar Dhawan's tally of 564 at an average of 43.38 in 14 matches is the second highest in the IPL 5 after Chris Gayle's 706 in 14 matches.
# Dhawan has managed 964 at an average of 38.56 in 28 matches - the third highest for Deccan in the IPL, next only to Adam Gilchrist (1220) and Rohit Sharma (1170).
# Rahul Dravid's run-aggregate of 457 at an average of 30.46 in 15 matches is the second highest for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 5.
# Owais became the third Rajasthan batsman to amass 300 runs or more in the IPL 5, aggregating 312 at an average of 34.66 in 12 matches.
# The third team after Deccan Chargers and Pune
Warriors to be eliminated in the fifth edition of the IPL is Rajasthan Royals.
# Rajasthan have won seven games and lost eight out of 15 played in the IPL 5.
# Deccan Chargers have won three and lost eleven out of 15 contested (NR 1).
# Deccan Chargers have registered their second victory in nine games against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL - winning % 22.22.
# Rajasthan Royals (126/8) have emulated their lowest total in the IPL 2012.Â They had posted 126 for three against Pune at Pune on May 8 and 126 for six against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur on May 10.
# Rajasthan Royals' above score is their second lowest against Deccan Chargers, next only to the 113 at Kimberley on May 11, 2009. Â
# Amit Sharma has taken his overall IPL tally to 72 at an average of 20.88 in 58 matches - the fourth highest in the IPL.
# Lasith Malinga (82), RP Singh (74), Piyush Chawla (73), Amit Mishra (72) and Munaf Patel (70) are the top wicket-takers in the IPL.
# Dale Steyn, with 15 wickets at 18.46 runs apiece, in 11 matches, is the leading wicket-taker for Deccan Chargers in the IPL 2012.
# Steyn has got his third Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Amit Mishra's wicket-aggregate of 11 wickets at 31.90 runs apiece, in 13 matches is the next best for Deccan in the IPL 2012.
# Akshath Reddy (42 off 35 balls) has recorded his highest score for Deccan Chargers in the IPL.
# Cameron White is averaging 47.80 in the IPL 5, totalling 478 runs in twelve games. including five fifties.
# Jean-Paul Duminy is averaging 85.00 in the IPL 5 - 170 runs in eight innings, six times not out.Â His average is the highest in the IPL 2012.
# Siddharth Trivedi, with 13 wickets at 26.38 in 13 matches, is the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan in the IPL 2012.