Statistical highlights: KKR vs Rajasthan Royals
Kolkata: Stastical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals here.
Iqbal Abdulla is the first bowler to bag five wickets at 16.40 runs apiece in four games for Kolkata in IPL 4.
The only batsman to register a 50 in the first four games for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL is Johan Botha (67 not out) against Deccan at Hyderabad on April 9, 2011.
Botha`s run-aggregate of 118 in three innings, without being dismissed, is the highest for Rajasthan in IPL 4.
Shane Warne (49 at an average of 25.16 in 46 games in the IPL) needs one wicket to complete his 50 wickets.
Kolkata have won with 23 balls to spare - their biggest win in terms of balls remaining
Rajasthan Royals (81) registered the lowest total in the fourth edition of the IPL. The total is the third lowest in the IPL - the two lowest being 58 by Rajasthan against Bangalore at Cape Town on April 18, 2009 and 67 by Kolkata against Mumbai at Mumbai on May 16, 2008.
Jacques Kallis recorded his fifth duck in the IPL.
Lakshmipathy Balaji (3/15) took his tally of wickets to 34 in 33 games at an average of 26.79 in the IPL.
Balaji has completed his 50 wickets at an average of 23.40 in 46 matches in Twenty20.
Balaji has got his second Man Of the Match award in the IPL.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won three games in a row out of four played in the IPL 4 - by 9 runs against Deccan Chargers, by 9 wickets against Rajasthan and by 8 wickets against Rajasthan.
Kolkata became the first side to win three games in the IPL 4. With six points, Kolkata`s Net Run Rate is +0.891.
Kolkata`s eight-wicket convincing triumph on Sunday is their fourth out of eight contested against Rajasthan in the IPL - lost three while the remaining one resulted in a `tie`.
Kolkata have won three games in succession against Rajasthan - by 8 wickets at Kolkata on April 17, 2010, by 9 wickets at Jaipur on April 15, 2011 and by 8 wickets at Kolkata on April 17, 2011.
Shakib Al Hasan (2/21) has produced his best bowling figures in the IPL 4.