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IPL 9, Match 40: RPS v SRH – Statistical Highlights

Rising Pune Supergiants vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Rising Pune Supergiants. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Sunrisers Hyderabad continued their dream run in this 2016 IPL as registered their 7th win and moved up to the top of the points table. Rising Pune Supergiants on other hand, tried their best but in the end, SRH bowlers and keeper helped. After electing to bat, Sunrisers posted only 137/8 despite their struggles at the start after early wickets. Pune tried hard to chase the target down but finished at 133/8. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

1 – For the first time in his IPL a team winning the toss elected to bat first and ended on the winning side. 5 teams elected to bat before this game but all of the 5 ended on losing sides.

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2 – Adam Zampa became the 2nd overseas spinner to take more than 5 wickets in an IPL game. Sunil Narine was the other.

2 – Adam Zampa is now only the 2nd player and first spinner to take a 6-wicket haul in IPL. Sohail Tanvir picked up 6/14 in 2008.

3 – Adam Zampa became only the 3rd Australian and 1st Australian spinner to pick up 6-wicket haul in Twenty20 cricket.

4 – Number of times Bhuvneshwar Kumar got out Ajinkya Rahane for a duck in Twenty20 cricket. Overall, Rahane has been dismissed for a duck on 13 times in this format.

6/19 – Adam Zampa’s 6/19 are now the best bowling figures in losing cause in a Twenty20 game. These are also the joint 2nd best in Twenty20 cricket in India.

6.5 – Ajinkya Rahane’s average in Twenty20s against Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He scored 63 runs in 62 balls against Bhuvi and got out 6 times including duck on 4 times.

13 – Number of ducks Ajinkya Rahane has in Twenty20s. Only 5 Indian players have recorded more ducks in this format.

29 – Number of matches SRH won in IPL history. They played in 55 games. Earlier franchise of Hyderabad in IPL, Deccan Chargers has won 29 matches as well but out of 75 notes.

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