INDORE: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kochi Tuskers Kerala:
# Brad Hodge (33 not out off 17 balls) has taken his runs tally in the IPL to 710 at an average of 29.58, including four fifties, in 32 matches.
# Hodge has received his third Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Dravid’s overall IPL record is below average – 1198 at an average of 26.62 in 54 matches, including five fifties.
# Rudra Pratap Singh (12 at 25.91) and Vinay Kumar (12 at 26.50) are the two top wicket-takers for Kochi Tuskers Kerala in IPL 4.
# Kochi Tuskers Kerala recorded a win with 76 balls to spare – the second best in the history of the IPL in terms of balls remaining, next only to Mumbai Indians’ eight-wicket victory with 87 balls remaining against Kolkata at Mumbai on May 16, 2008.
# Kochi’s triumph is their second by eight wickets in the IPL – their first being against the Mumbai Indians on April 15, 2011.
# With 6 wins and 7 losses (12 points) in 13 games, Kochi Tuskers are placed sixth in the points table.
# With 11 points in 13 games – five wins and seven losses – Rajasthan Royals are placed seventh in the points table.
# Rajasthan (97) have registered their fourth lowest total in the IPL – the three lowest being 58 against Bangalore at Cape Town on April 18, 2009, 81 against Kolkata at Kolkata on April 17, 2011 and 92 against Bangalore at Bangalore on March 18, 2010.
# Brad Hodge (4/13) recorded his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20.
# Hodge has bagged four wickets in an innings three times in Twenty20.
# Hodge’s excellent figures of 4 for 13 are the best by a Kochi bowler in the IPL, surpassing RP Singh’s 4 for 25 against Punjab at Indore on May 13, 2011.
# Shane Watson registered 11 sixes – the most by a Rajasthan player in the fourth edition of the IPL.
# Rudra Pratap Singh extended his record for most wickets in the IPL to 63 at an average of 24.44 in 55 matches.
# The two top run-getters for Kochi in the IPL are – Brendon McCullum (324) and Mahela Jayawardene(299).
# Parameswaran (2/20) recorded his best bowling performance in the IPL.