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IPL 10, Match 4, KXIP v RPS – Statistical Highlights

Let us have a look at the all-important numbers from today's game between KXIP and RPS.

Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Kings XI Punjab started off their campaign with a win under their new captain Glenn Maxwell, who forced the side to a win with an unbeaten 44-run knock which came in just 20 balls. After a shaky start, the fifties from Stokes and Manoj helped Rising Pune Supergiant to post 163 runs. Pune’s slow bowlers managed to calm down the KXIP’s scoring rate who had a quick start in the chase. However, Maxwell and Miller put on 79 runs in just 8 overs to take their side to the coast. Here we look at all the records and stats happen during the game.

0 – Number of Twenty20 games Rahul Chahar has played before this game. He made his T20 debut in IPL. Prior to this game, he played one FC game and 6 List A games.

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1 – This was Glenn Maxwell’s first match as captain in his professional career. (FC or List A or T20s).

8 – Number of times Rising Pune Supergiant batted first in IPL so far. They lost in all those 8 games.

10 – Glenn Maxwell became the 10th captain to lead KXIP in the IPL, the most number of captains for a team in IPL. Next most: DD with 9 captains.

17y 247d – Rahul Chahar’s age coming into this game, the 3rd youngest player to make debut in IPL. Youngest players: Sarfaraz Khan (17y 177d) and Pradeep Sangwan (17y 179d)

17y 181d – Youngest player to take a wicket in IPL was Pradeep Sangwan who was aged 17y 181d. Rahul Chahar became the 2nd youngest to pick up a wicket at age of 17y 247d.

79 – Number of Twenty20 games Ben Stokes has played so far, the 2nd fewest among the Rising Pune Supergiant XI in this game. The only player who played fewer T20s than Stokes among this RPS XI was Rahul Chahar, who was making his T20 debut.

150 – Number of Twenty20 games Imran Tahir has played in so far. The game vs KXIP was the 150th of his T20 career.

250 – Number of Twenty20 games MS Dhoni has played in so far. He became the first Indian to feature in 250 games in Twenty20 format.

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