Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

SV Samson
52(34) 3x4 - 4x6
Control %75%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 12 runs
  • 0x4 - 2x6
0 0 0 0 3 8 7 8
GJ Maxwell
89(45) 8x4 - 6x6
Control %76%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot
  • 10 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
8 0 6 6 13 6 0 3

Best performances - Bowlers

KW Richardson
O3.0
M0
R25
W1
Eco8.33
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
AR Patel
O4.0
M0
R22
W1
Eco5.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Commentary

That is all for tonight. Good bye

Maxwell is the Man of the Match. Maxwell: "I would not say pay back [for sitting on the bench at Mumbai Indians last season]. Mumbai had a pretty good side last year. I had to bide my time. I have a plan for each ball, just try and hit different gaps. Depending on the field they set, I know where the ball is going to be. Worries me more that I was not there at the end to hit the winning runs, that was a job half finished."

Bailey: "Once again some extraordinary batting from Maxie and David Miller. Credit to Rajasthan, they bowled well at the start, hit their lengths better than we did, we fell behind, but the way Maxie and Miller batted, it was not an issue. Obviously we would not like to be chasing as many, that would be ideal."

They chased 206 against Chennai, they have chased 192 tonight. Chasing down two big totals in successive games is a big confidence boost for the side, says Maxwell. He and Miller did it in both games. If one thought Maxwell's effort was spectacular, what about Miller, who's blitzed six sixes in 19 balls.

Harshal: "Pujara may not have been as explosive as the other batsmen, but he managed to hold an end up, and go at better than a run a ball, which was enough to see them through. This struggle may actually help the guy find some form for later in the tournament, as leading a successful run-chase through from start to finish will do wonders for his confidence. But what about Mad Max and David Miller. Smashed everything everywhere. Some decidedly ordinary medium-pace bowling helped them on their way, but its one thing to talk, and another to execute and smack every poor ball away for four or six. Incredible chase."

18.4
6
Faulkner to Miller, SIX runs, Miller ends it with plenty to spare, he goes to 51 off 19 as he gets low and slices it over cover again
18.3
2
Faulkner to Miller, 2 runs, wide low full toss, Miller places it in the air through the covers, and comes back for two more
18.2
2
Faulkner to Miller, 2 runs, slower length ball, Miller waits and pulls it wide of deep midwicket for a couple
18.1
1
Faulkner to Pujara, 1 run, in another universe, Pujara keeps on heaving and inside edging, and also keeps getting the hitters on strike

END OF OVER:
18 | 27 Runs | KXIP: 182/3

  • DA Miller41 (16b)
  • CA Pujara39 (37b)
  • DS Kulkarni4-0-50-1
  • JP Faulkner3-0-34-1
17.6
6
Kulkarni to Miller, SIX runs, Miller's ended the game this over, this is full and wide, Miller slices it hard and flat, and it falls onto the deep point rope
17.5
6
Kulkarni to Miller, SIX runs, third one of the over, Kulkarni tries a slower one, Miller takes it from just outside off, and swats it in front of square leg

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

SV Samson
52(34) 3x4 - 4x6
Control %75%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 12 runs
  • 0x4 - 2x6
0 0 0 0 3 8 7 8
GJ Maxwell
89(45) 8x4 - 6x6
Control %76%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot
  • 10 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
8 0 6 6 13 6 0 3

Best performances - Bowlers

KW Richardson
O3.0
M0
R25
W1
Eco8.33
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
AR Patel
O4.0
M0
R22
W1
Eco5.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Contrasting numbers

220,80

Strike rates of Miller and Pujara in the last 5 overs of an innings while chasing

Maxwell's silver hammer

230

Maxwell's strike rate in the last 5 overs of an innings in the IPL - but now he's gone!

Frugal Bhatia

6.64

Bhatia’s economy rate against Kings XI. This is the second best (after Vettori) for any bowler against Kings XI (qual: 20 overs)

Smart stats

71

No. of wickets Royals have taken against Kings XI – the most for them against any team despite having played more games against other teams

Smart stats

28

No. of times Virender Sehwag has been dismissed within the first three overs of the innings

Smart stats

7

No. of times Kings XI have scored 190 or more in the second innings of the IPL – they won 5 of those matches

Unbeatable Royals

0

No. of times Royals have lost a match in the IPL after scoring 190 or more batting first

Death bowling numbers

8.8

Johnson's economy rate in the last five overs of an innings in the IPL

Smart stats

3

No. of fours Sanju Samson scored today – his lowest for a 50+ score (he has six fifty plus scores)

Projected score

181-5

The total Royals will reach if they make their average score for the last 5 overs in the IPL (38-2). They look set for more

Watto Impact

13

No. of 50+ scores by Watson in the IPL – the most amongst players in action today

Awards numbers

2

No. of Man of the Match awards Watson has won against Kings XI

Smart stats

6

No. of times Watson has scored more than 20, in six outings against Kings XI

Not Mitch's bunny

74

Johnson’s bowling average against Royals. He has bowled more than 100 deliveries, taking only 2 wickets

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