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Marsh, Tanvir emerge on top

Last updated on: May 29, 2008 17:05 IST

Despite losing the last match of the league stage in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, Rajasthan Royals finished on top of the table with 22 points from 14 matches. Kings XI Punjab finished second with 20 points.

In the first semi-final on Friday, the Rajasthan Royals will take on fourth-placed Delhi Daredevils, while, on Saturday, second-placed Kings XI Punjab meet Chennai Super Kings in the second semi-final.

Shaun Marsh of Kings XI Punjab hit a super century against Rajasthan Royals in the last league match to emerge on top in the batsmen's standings for the Orange Cap with a score of 593 runs from 10 matches. Delhi Daredevils' Gautam Gambhir, who was in the lead for a while, is in second place with 523 runs. Mumbai Indians' Sanath Jayasuriya is in third place with 514 runs.

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Sohail Tanvir of Rajasthan Royals continues to lead the bowlers' standings for the Purple Cap with 21 wickets from nine matches. S. Sreesanth of Kings XI Punjab is in the second spot with 19 wickets from 14 games. Rajasthan Royals' captain Shane Warne is in the third place with 17 wickets, the same as fourth placed Piyush Chawla of the Kings XI Punjab but Warne's economy of 7.93 is better than 8.31 of Chawla.

A look at the players' performances after the league stage:

IPL Statistics Highest innings totals

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Total Overs For Vs Venue Match
240-5 20 Chn Moh Mohali 2nd
222-3 20 Kol Ban Bangalore 1st
221-3 20 Moh Jai Mohali 56th
217-7 19.5 Jai Hyd Hyderabad 9th
214-5 20 Hyd Jai Hyderabad 9th
211-5 20 Jai Chn Chennai 49th
208-5 20 Chn Mum Chennai 8th
207-4 20 Moh Chn Mohali 2nd
204-4 20 Kol Hyd Hyderabad 32nd
202-7 20 Mum Chn Chennai 8th
201-7 20 Chn Jai Chennai 49th

Lowest innings totals (excluding shortened matches)

Total Overs For Vs Venue Match
67 15.2 Kol Mum Mumbai 38th
82 15.1 Ban Kol Bangalore 1st
103 16.2 Jai Mum Mumbai 27th
109 19 Chn Jai Jaipur 24th
110 18.4 Hyd Kol Kolkata 4th
110 17.5 Del Kol Kolkata 35th
112-8 20 Chn Ban Chennai 46th
116-9 20 Mum Moh Mohali 10th

Highest individual innings

Batsman Score For Vs Venue Match
BB McCullum 158* Kol Ban Bangalore 1st
A Symonds 117* Hyd Jai Hyderabad 9th
MEK Hussey 116* Chn Moh Mohali 2nd
SE Marsh 115 Moh Jai Mohali 56th
ST Jayasuriya 114* Mum Chn Mumbai 36th
AC Gilchrist 109* Hyd Mum Mumbai 14th
V Sehwag 94* Del Hyd Hyderabad 7th
KC Sangakkara 94 Moh Mum Mohali 10th
SC Ganguly 91 Kol Hyd Hyderabad 32nd
GC Smith 91 Jai Chn Chennai 49th

Leading run-scorers

Batsman For Mts Runs Hs Avg 100s 50s SR
SE Marsh Moh 10 593 115 74.12 1 5 139.85
G Gambhir Del 13 523 86 43.58 0 5 143.68
ST Jayasuriya Mum 14 514 114* 42.83 1 2 166.34
AC Gilchrist Hyd 14 436 109* 33.53 1 3 137.10
GC Smith Jai 10 416 91 52.00 0 3 121.99
RG Sharma Hyd 13 404 76* 36.72 0 4 147.98
V Sehwag Del 13 403 94* 36.64 0 3 186.57
SR Watson Jai 13 392 76* 49.00 0 3 149.04
MS Dhoni Chn 14 385 65 38.50 0 2 131.39
R Dravid Ban 14 371 75* 28.53 0 2 124.49

Most sixes in the tournament

6s Batsman For Inns Sixes/Inns
31 ST Jayasuriya Mum 14 2.21
25 SE Marsh Moh 10 2.50
21 V Sehwag Del 13 1.61
19 RG Sharma Hyd 12 1.58
19 Yuvraj Singh Moh 13 1.46
19 AC Gilchrist Hyd 14 1.35
17 DJ Hussey Kol 13 1.30
17 YK Pathan Jai 13 1.30
16 SR Watson Jai 13 1.23
15 BB McCullum Kol 4 3.75
15 Y Venugopal Rao Hyd 10 1.50
15 SC Ganguly Kol 13 1.15

Highest Partnership for each wicket

Wkt Runs Batsmen For Vs Venue Match
1st 155* AC Gilchrist & VVS Laxman Hyd Mum Mumbai 14th
2nd 133 G Gambhir & S Dhawan Del Hyd Delhi 37th
2nd 133 JR Hopes & LA Pomersbach Moh Mum Mumbai 45th
3rd 121 G Gambhir & S Dhawan Del Chn Delhi 28th
4th 113* RV Uthappa & DJ Bravo Mum Kol Kolkata 16th
5th 95 S Badrinath & MS Dhoni Chn Mum Mumbai 36th
6th 104 DJ Hussey & WP Saha Kol Moh Mohali 22nd
7th 54 TM Dilshan & MF Maharoof Del Jai Jaipur 33rd
8th 41 P Kumar & Zaheer Khan Ban Jai Bangalore 12th
8th 41 LR Shukla & M Kartik Kol Mum Kolkata 16th
9th 35 R Dravid & A Kumble Ban Jai Jaipur 39th
10th 14* R Dravid & Abdur Razzak Ban Jai Jaipur 39th

Best bowling in a match

Bowler Wkts Runs For Vs Venue Match
Sohail Tanvir 6 14 Jai Chn Jaipur 24th
A Mishra 5 17 Del Hyd Delhi 37th
L Balaji 5 24 Chn Moh Chennai 31st
Shoaib Akhtar 4 11 Kol Del Kolkata 35th
Sohail Tanvir 4 14 Jai Mum Jaipur 53rd
CRD Fernando 4 18 Mum Ban Bangalore 55th
M Ntini 4 21 Chn Kol Kolkata 41st
Umar Gul 4 23 Kol Moh Kolkata 52nd
GD McGrath 4 29 Del Ban Delhi 17th
JA Morkel 4 32 Chn Ban Chennai 46th
VY Mahesh 4 36 Del Mum Delhi 50th

Hat-tricks : 3

Bowler For Vs Venue Match
L Balaji (5-24) Chn Moh Chennai 31st
A Mishra (5-17) Del Hyd Delhi 37th
M Ntini (4-21) Chn Kol Kolkata 41st

Leading wicket-takers

Bowler For Mts Wkts Best Avg SR Econ
Sohail Tanvir Jai 9 21 6-14 10.00 10.04 5.97
S Sreesanth Moh 14 19 3-29 22.89 15.84 8.67
SK Warne Jai 13 17 3-19 20.52 15.52 7.93
PP Chawla Moh 14 17 3-25 21.52 15.52 8.31
RP Singh Hyd 14 15 3-35 29.46 20.53 8.61
VY Mahesh Del 10 14 4-36 22.85 16.35 8.38
IK Pathan Moh 13 14 2-18 23.28 21.00 6.65
M Gony Chn 14 14 3-34 28.50 22.28 7.67
Rajneesh Gupta