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Stats: Bhuvneshwar Kumar records his best IPL performance

Last updated on: May 09, 2014 11:39 IST

Stats: Bhuvneshwar Kumar records his best IPL performance

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Rajasthan Royals restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 134 for 9 in a low-scoring IPL match. However, Hyderabad came back with a vengeance to dismiss the former champions for 102 and win by 32 runs for only their third victory this season, at the Sardar Patel stadium, in Ahmedabad, on Thursday night.

A look at key statistics from the match.

- Scorecard

# Bhuvneshwar Kumar's superb figures of 4 for 14 are the best by a Hyderabad bowler in the IPL, outstripping the 4 for 19 by Amit Mishra, against Pune Warriors at Pune on April 17, 2013.

# Kumar, with 14 wickets (ave.10.71) in seven matches, is Hyderabad's leading wicket-taker in IPL 2014.

- Photos from the match

# He received his second Man of the Match award in the IPL.

# Kumar (14 at 10.71) and Mohit Sharma (14 at 15.50) are the top wicket-takers in the ongoing T20 tournament.

# Kumar has bowled 95 dot balls, the most by a bowler this IPL season.

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Image: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Photographs: BCCI

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Steyn is Hyderabad's all-time leading wicket-taker

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# Dale Steyn, with 27 wickets (ave.21.55) in 24 matches, is the Hyderabad's all-time leading wicket-taker in the IPL, eclipsing the 25 (ave.24.32) in 23 matches by Amit Mishra.

# Mishra and Gautam Gambhir share a dubious distinction of most ducks (11) in the IPL.

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Image: Shikhar Dhawan celebrates with Dale Steyn
Photographs: BCCI

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Dhawan amasses 2,000 IPL runs

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# Shikhar Dhawan's (33) performances is below average in IPL 2014, his tally of runs being 155 (ave.22.14) in seven innings.

# He is the 13th batsman to amass 2,000 runs or more in the IPL, 2006 (ave.31.34) in 75 matches.

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Image: Shikhar Dhawan
Photographs: BCCI

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Warner's tally is highest by a Hyderabad batsman this season

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# David Warner took his runs' tally to 230 in seven innings, at an average of 38.33, the highest by a Hyderabad batsman in IPL 2014.

# Sunrisers Hyderabad have won two and lost three out of five matches played against Rajasthan in the IPL - success percentage 40.00.

# Rajat Bhatia (3-23) registered his best bowling for Rajasthan in the IPL.

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Image: David Warner
Photographs: BCCI

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Watson, Tambe bag hat-tricks

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# Shane Watson is the third Rajasthan bowler to achieve a hat-trick in the IPL, joining Ajit Chandila and Pravin Tambe.

Three hat-tricks by Rajasthan bowlers are the most by any team in the IPL.

# Watson and Tambe accomplished the hat-tricks in the present competition - the first instance when two Rajasthan bowlers achieved the distinction in an IPL season.

# Watson's excellent performance of 3 for 13 is his best this year for Rajasthan in the IPL.

# Pravin Tambe, with 13 wickets (ave.15.30) in eight matches, is the top wicket-taker for Rajasthan in IPL 2014.


Photographs: BCCI

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