Jaipur: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals.
# Jacques Kallis has top-scorerd in the IPL 4, aggregating 187 at an average of 93.50 in three games.
# Kallis has outstripped Sachin Tendulkar`s run-aggregate of 1271 in 37 matches at an average of 42.36 (before the commencement of the Mumbai vs Kochi game). Kallis` runs` tally of 1319 at an average of 34.71 in 45 games is the second
highest in the IPL, behind Suresh Raina (1408).
# Ross Taylor has not been dismissed in three IPL games this season, aggregating 74 in three innings, the strike rate being 151.02.
# Taylor has posted 5 sixes - a tally bettered only by Abraham de Villiers (six) in the present edition of the IPL.
# Gautam Gambhir, appearing in his 75th match in Twenty20, has played a captain`s knock - his 16th fifty. The said innings is the best by a skipper in the IPL 4.
# Gautam Gambhir (75 not out off 44 balls) has batted brilliantly to record his ninth fifty in the IPL.
# Gambhir`s excellent 28-ball half-century is his quickest in the IPL.
# Rahul Dravid, during the course of his 35 off 34 balls, has completed his 100 runs in the IPL 4, amassing 101 in three innings at an average of 33.66.
# Rahul Dravid took his IPL tally overall to 999 at an average of 27.00 in 46 matches. He requires just one run to complete his 1,000 runs in the IPL.
# Gautam Gambhir has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in the IPL.
# Jacques Kallis` superb knock is the highest for Kolkata against Rajasthan in the IPL.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have posted their third victory against Rajasthan Royals in seven IPL games. One game had ended in a `tie`.
# Jacques Kallis became the first batsman to record three consecutive half-centuries in the IPL 4 - 54 against Chennai at chennai, 53 against Deccan Chargers and 80 not out against Rajasthan at Jaipur.
# Kallis is the second batsman to perform the aforesaid feat. Sachin Tendulkar had registered the feat last year – 71 not out against Kolkata and 72 against Chennai, both at Mumbai`s Brabourne Stadium and 55 against Deccan at Mumbai`s DYP last year.
# Kallis has recorded 13 fifties in the IPL, extending his record.
# Kolkata`s superb nine-wicket victory (their largest by wickets` margin) is their second in the IPL. They had defeated Mumbai by 9 wickets at Kolkata on April 19, 2010.
# Kallis and Gambhir have set a partnership record (152 - unbroken)for any wicket for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
# The aforesaid partnership is the best for the second wicket by any pair in the IPL and the second highest for any wicket. Adam Gilchrist and VVS Laxman had recorded 155 (unbroken) for the opening wicket for Deccan against Mumbai at Mumbai on April 27, 2008.