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Stats: Rajasthan the only team to win the Eliminator twice

Last updated on: April 30, 2014 15:28 IST

Stats: Rajasthan the only team to win the Eliminator twice

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Rajasthan Royals registered their third victory in five matches when they beat Kolkata Knight Riders via the Super Over in the Indian Premier League match in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Check out some statistical highlights from the thrilling encounter. 

Shane Watson became the first batsman to amass 1900 runs for Rajasthan in the IPL, aggregating 1902 runs (ave 38.04) in 60 matches, including a hundred and 12 fifties.

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# Ajinkya Rahane established a record for the highest individual innings for Rajasthan against Kolkata in the IPL. His superb 72 off 59 balls is his first fifty in eight innings against Kolkata in the IPL.

- Photos from the match

# The aforesaid knock is the highest by any Rajasthan player in this year's league.

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Image: Shane Watson
Photographs: BCCI

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Five tied games in IPL history

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Rahane is the first batsman to post two fifties in the IPL this year. He scored 59 off 53 balls versus Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2014.

# Kolkata-Rajasthan encounters remain the only ones in IPL history to result in two tied games. Rajasthan won both the matches through one-over eliminators.

Rajasthan won the game on April 29, on boundary count.

# Five tied games have been registered in the IPL history. Rajasthan remains the only team to have won two such games. Including two triumphs in one-over eliminators, Rajasthan won seven and lost six out of 13 contested against Kolkata in the IPL.

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Image: Rajasthan players celebrate after winning the game
Photographs: BCCI

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Narine is leading wicket-taker

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Gautam Gambhir (45) posted his highest score in five innings this year.

# Rahane has totalled 182 runs, at an average of 36.40 in five matches, including two fifties. His aggregate is the highest by a Rajasthan batsman in IPL 2014. Shane Watson, with 117 runs, at an average of 23.40, has the next highest aggregate for Rajasthan.

# Vinay Kumar took his wicket-aggregate to 88 wickets (ave 25.71) in 81 matches - the fourth highest in the IPL, behind Lasith Malina (110), Amit Mishra (99) and Piyush Chawla (89).

# Sunil Narine (9), Varun Aaron (8), Mohit Sharma (8) and Lakshmipathy Balaji (8) are the leading wicket-takers in the ongoing edition.

# James Faulkner (3-11) got his fourth Man of the Match award in Twenty20. His excellent figures are the best by a bowler on his birthday in the IPL.

# Faulkner's tally of 33 wickets (ave 16.60) in 20 matches for Rajasthan is excellent in terms of averages.


Image: Sunil Narine
Photographs: BCCI

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