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IPL 2018: Match 15, Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and numbers that were recorded during KKR’s second consecutive win.

Sunil Narine
Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sunil Narine in action. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Kolkata Knight Riders moved up to top of the table by bringing an end to Rajasthan Royals’ winning streak at their home venue with a 7-wicket win. Wrist spinners and some bowling in the death overs by the pacers ensured the home team posted only 160/8 on the board. Chris Lynn departed for a duck in the very first over but Robin Uthappa and Sunil Narine’s 69-run partnership put them ahead of the required rate. Nitish Rana and skipper Dinesh Karthik finished the chase with seven balls to spare.

All the key stats and numbers that were recorded during KKR’s second consecutive win:

3 – Chris Lynn’s duck in this game is his first in 43 Twenty20 innings outside Australia. This was also his third duck in last 13 T20 innings. Lynn bagged only two ducks in his first 88 innings in the Twenty20 format.

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4Rajasthan Royals have played four matches in this season all of them with the same playing XI. They are the only team use as fewer as 11 players in this season so far. SRH used 12 players in the three matches they played in this season.


9 – Rajasthan Royals’ defeat in this game brought an end to their 9-match winning streak in the IPL at their home venue Sawai Mansingh Stadium. The last time they lost an IPL match at this venue was against Mumbai Indians by ten wickets in the 2012 season. This was RR’s first defeat in 14 T20 matches at this venue.


48 – Runs conceded by Sunil Narine in his four overs in this game. These are the most runs he ever conceded in an IPL game. Narine conceded 46 runs against KXIP in the 2014 IPL final.


50 – Kolkata Knight Riders are the first to win 50 IPL games while chasing. They ended up on losing side in 30 chases and lost two more in the Super Over of the 82 IPL games while chasing. KKR became the first team to win 50 T20 games during the previous season.


1031 – D’Arcy Short completed 1000 runs in the Twenty20 format when he reached 16 with his 2nd boundary of the game. With the first boundary, Short completed 100 fours in this format.

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