Match Day

606dAmol Karhadkar in Pune

Faulkner grows into well-defined role

Rajasthan Royals have extracted the best out of James Faulkner with a well-set role for the allrounder and will continue to hope he can have a bigger impact on the 2015 season

Preview

Bounty for pace

12

Wickets for the pace bowlers in this match, for 195 runs in 29 overs; spinners had combined figures of 1 for 92 in 11 overs

The all-round team

6

Number of times a Royals player has scored 40-plus and taken 3 or more wickets in an IPL game. Overall in the IPL, it's been done 15 times

The chase masters

19

The number of times Kings XI have chased 160 or more and won in the IPL, easily the highest. CSK are next with 14 such wins

A dozen ducks

12

Zeroes for Virender Sehwag in all T20 games. Among Indian batsmen, only Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla and Amit Mishra have more ducks

Chalk and cheese

24

Runs scored by Faulkner off Johnson in 13 balls. In the 11 balls that Johnson bowled to other batsmen, he conceded 1 run

Expensive Johnson

20

Runs conceded by Mitchell Johnson in the 19th over, his joint highest in a T20 game. He has conceded 20 runs eight times

King among strike bowlers

13.3

Sandeep Sharma's strike rate in IPL games, the best among all bowlers who've bowled at least 50 overs

A Royal duck

4

Number of ducks for Rahane when playing for Royals in the IPL. Among Royals batsmen, only Warne (7) has more

Royals' favourite opponent

8-5

Royals' win-loss record v Kings XI, the most games they've won versus any team in the IPL