Back for the chase. Rahane and Nair walk out to open. Balaji has the new ball. One slip in

0.1
0
Balaji to Rahane, no run, a low full toss angled in to off, Rahane leans across and works it to mid on
0.2
0
Balaji to Rahane, no run, beats him, Rahane goes pushing at a wide delivery that straightens and bounces past the outside edge
0.3
0
Balaji to Rahane, no run, holding the line from a good length again, pushed to point
0.4
4
Balaji to Rahane, FOUR, Balaji goes short and wide, Rahane tries to fetch it, and ends up dragging it just over mid on
0.5
0
Balaji to Rahane, no run, Balaji past the outside edge second time in the over, goes wide of the crease, angles it in outside off and moves it away sharply, Rahane prods in vain
0.6
1
Balaji to Rahane, 1 run, softly taps at a straightening good length ball towards point and takes a single

END OF OVER:
1 | 5 Runs | RR: 5/0 (175 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 9.21)

  • AM Rahane5 (6b)
  • KK Nair0 (0b)
  • L Balaji1-0-5-0
1.1
1
Hendricks to Rahane, 1 run, what a ripper first up from Hendricks, an inswinging yorker on the stumps, somehow Rahane gets front leg away from the line and jabs it behind square
1.2
3
Hendricks to Nair, 3 runs, gets bat around the front pad to tuck this length delivery past square leg, Balaji runs across from fine leg and dives to keep it in, top effort
1.3
0
Hendricks to Rahane, no run, tries to cut, but this short of a length delivery comes in and cramps him for room, he finds point
1.4
3
Hendricks to Rahane, 3 runs, length ball turned past square leg again, it is a longer chase for Balaji this time but the ball slows down and he is able to save a run
1.5
0
Hendricks to Nair, no run, bouncer, slanted across at 133 kph, Karun sways inside the line
1.6
4
Hendricks to Nair, FOUR, short and widish, Karun latches on it eagerly, and hops to slap it powerfully in front of square

END OF OVER:
2 | 11 Runs | RR: 16/0 (164 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 9.11)

  • KK Nair7 (3b)
  • AM Rahane9 (9b)
  • BE Hendricks1-0-11-0
  • L Balaji1-0-5-0
2.1
1
Balaji to Rahane, 1 run, outside off and he opens the face and dabs it down to third man
2.2
4
Balaji to Nair, FOUR, this was short and wide outside off and asking to be hit, Nair got across and thrashed this over backward point
2.3
0
Balaji to Nair, no run, angles this slightly inwards and he gets forward and across and defends
2.4
W
Balaji to Nair, OUT, Bailey takes the skier, this was short of a length and Nair was down the track looking to deposit this somewhere, not near the pitch of it and it was a top edge that swirled towards cover, Bailey keeps his gaze on the ball

KK Nair c Bailey b Balaji 11 (12m 6b 2x4 0x6) SR: 183.33

2.5
0
Balaji to Rahane, no run, lands outside off and he doesn't play at it
2.6
2
Balaji to Rahane, 2 runs, excellent stop by Akshar at fine leg, this was on the pads and Rahane flicked it away neatly and Akshar really had to time his dive right and that's what he did

END OF OVER:
3 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | RR: 23/1 (157 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.66, RRR: 9.23)

  • AM Rahane12 (12b)
  • SV Samson0 (0b)
  • L Balaji2-0-12-1
  • BE Hendricks1-0-11-0
3.1
0
Dhawan to Samson, no run, good inswing by Dhawan straightaway, dipping in and Samson does well to cover the line
3.2
1
Dhawan to Samson, 1 run, gives him width and he opens the face of the bat and dabs it to third man
3.3
0
Dhawan to Rahane, no run, gives a little width and he looks to cut but mistimes it to cover point
3.4
1w
Dhawan to Rahane, 1 wide, he slides down the leg side and wide called
3.4
1
Dhawan to Rahane, 1 run, on the pads and clipped away and Balaji misfields at square leg
3.5
1
Dhawan to Samson, 1 run, Samson plays that late, opens the face and dabs it towards third man
3.6
1
Dhawan to Rahane, 1 run, on the pads and clipped to square leg, Rahane hurries the single to beat Balaji's throw

END OF OVER:
4 | 5 Runs | RR: 28/1 (152 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 9.50)

  • AM Rahane14 (15b)
  • SV Samson2 (3b)
  • R Dhawan1-0-5-0
  • L Balaji2-0-12-1

22

Runs off Beuran Hendricks' third over - his most expensive ever in T20 cricket

200

Faulkner's strike rate when Royals are chasing 180 or more; has scored 52 runs without getting out from two innings before today

No.5

The lowest Hodge has batted when Royals are chasing 180 or more before today. He came in at No. 7 today

157

Hodge's strike-rate when Royals chase 180 or more. He has scored 165 runs in such chases before today

8

Number of ducks by Royals' captains. Today's was the first by a captain other than Shane Warne for them

8.16

Kings XI Punjab's economy in the Powerplay in this IPL - the worst among all the teams

4

Number of times Royals have scored 180+ runs to win an IPL game. CSK (6) and Kings XI (11) have done it more often

0

Number of 50s in Royals' innings today; the most a team has scored without a fifty by any of its batsmen is 202 by Mumbai

Big scorers

13

Number of times KXIP have set their opposition a 180+ target in the IPL - only CSK have done it more often (22)

Best at the death

7.75

Pravin Tambe's economy rate in the death overs (last five) this season - Rajasthan's best. Cooper goes at 8

Cooper v KXIP

9

Number of wickets that Kevon Cooper has taken against KXIP - the most for him against any franchise

The finisher

160

Runs scored by George Bailey in the last five overs of an innings this IPL - the best for Punjab and the fourth highest overall

Sundries

84

Number of extras conceded by Rajasthan in this IPL - the fewest for any team. Four of the other teams have conceded 100+

Pace setters

9.12

KXIP's run-rate in the middle overs (7th to 15th) in this IPL - every other team scores at less than 8