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Stats: Rahane mesmerises with his big-hitting

April 07, 2012 11:08 IST

Statistical highlights of the fifth Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab in Jaipur.

# Kevon Cooper (4/26) has registered his best bowling figures in Twenty20 -- his first four-wicket haul.

# Cooper's superb match-winning bowling performance is the best by a Rajasthan bowler against Kings XI Punjab in the IPL, eclipsing the 3 for 9 by Amit Singh at Durban on May 5, 2009.

Ajinkya Rahane# Sohail Tanvir is the only bowler to produce a five-wicket haul for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL -- 6 for 14 against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur on May 4, 2008.

# Ajinkya Rahane (98 off 66 balls) has registered his career-best innings in Twenty20 -- his sixth fifty.

# Rahane's brilliant innings is the second highest for Rajasthan Royals at the IPL, behind the 100 by Yusuf Pathan against Mumbai Indians at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on March 13, 2010.

# Rahane's magnificent innings is the third highest by a batsman against Punjab, behind the 116 not out by Michael Hussey for Chennai Super Kings at Mohali on April 19, 2008 and 107 by Chris Gayle for Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore on May 6, 2011.

# Rahane has been adjudged the Man of the Match for his match-winning knock.

# Rajasthan Royals (191 for four) have recorded their second highest total against Punjab, next only to the 211 for four at Durban on May 5, 2009.

# Rajasthan Royals have won 31 and lost 25 (Tied 1) out of 57 played at the IPL -- winning % 55.26.

# Rajasthan Royals have recorded their fifth triumph over Kings XI in eight matches in the IPL -- winning % 62.50.

# David Hussey, with 4283 (ave.31.72) in 172 matches, is top run-getter in Twenty20.

# Dinesh Karthik has completed his 1,000 runs at the IPL -- 1025 (ave.26.28) in 58 matches for Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians.

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