Statistical Highlights: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Statistical Highlights of the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday.

updated: May 20, 2009 14:46 IST
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  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla and Ajit Agarkar shared a match-winning stand of 57 (unbroken), which is Kolkata Knight Riders' best for the seventh wicket in the IPL and the second highest in the IPL - the highest being 60 between Ravi Jadeja and Shane Warne for Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab at Cape Town on April 26, 2009.

  • Shukla, with his unbeaten 48 off 35 balls, has top-scored in the game. The said innings is his best in the IPL, bettering the 42 off 33 balls against Chennai at Chennai last year.

  • Shukla, thanks to his all-round performance, has got his first Man of the Match award in the IPL.

  • The most expensive first over of the IPL 2009 has been bowled by Brad Hodge, who conceded 22 runs, including three sixes - all hit by Naman Ojha.

  • Rajasthan Royals have won six and lost seven, apart from a no result game out of 14 contested in the second edition of the IPL.

  • With 13 points, they finished sixth in the Points table.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders' four-wicket victory is their first in four matches against Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. Today, they accomplished another first in the IPL 2009 - two victories in a row.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders have won three out of 14 contested in the IPL 2009.

  • Rajasthan Royals (101 for nine) have registered their lowest total against Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • The match has produced the first instance of five run-outs in the IPL 2009.

  • Sourav Ganguly has posted his second duck in the IPL - his first was against Mumbai Indians at East London on May 1, 2009.