Statistical highlights of the IPL Eliminator between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals here.
Vikramjeet Malik (2/14) recorded his best bowling figures at the IPL. Shikhar Dhawan became the first player to complete 300 runs for Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL, totalling 311 at an average of 38.87 in ten matches. Dhawan (33 off 39 balls) achieved a strike rate of 84.61 -- his slowest in an innings of 25 or more at the IPL. With 5548 runs at an average of 36.50 in 195 games, Brad Hodge has regained his batting record for the highest runs' tally in Twenty20, surpassing Chris Gayle's tally of 5512 at an average of 45.55 in 145 matches. Hodge (54 not out) posted his first fifty in the present tournament -- his sixth in the IPL. The innings is his first fifty in 28 matches for Rajasthan Royals at the IPL. With his match-winning knock, Hodge equalled Gayle's tally of 37 fifties in Twenty20. For the first time in an IPL innings, Hodge hit five sixes.
Hodge received his sixth Man of the Match award at the IPL.
Rajasthan Royals have won two and lost one out of three contested against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (132/7) posted their lowest total against Rajasthan Royals at the IPL, eclipsing the 136 for 9 at Uppal on May 17, 2013.
Cameron White (31 off 28 balls) recorded his highest score against Rajasthan Royals at the IPL. Dhawan and White were involved in a stand of 52 -- Hyderabad's highest third-wicket partnership against Rajasthan Royals at the IPL. James Faulkner has claimed 27 (ave14.48) wickets in 15 matches -- the third highest tally in an IPL tournament, next only to Malinga's 28 in 16 matches in 2011 and Bravo's 28 in 17 matches in 2013.
Amit Mishra has taken 22 wickets at an average of 14.27 in 12 matches against Rajasthan Royals -- the most by any bowler against any team at the IPL