Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai 02 May 2012 - 12:58am IST
Quick Stats: Match 43 – RR v DD
Sehwag creates history; Dravid continues his consistent run
2 Virender Sehwag became the second player after Ajinkya Rahane to aggregate 400 runs in IPL 2012.
4 The Delhi Daredevils registered their fourth consecutive win. On the other hand, the Rajasthan Royals suffered their fourth consecutive loss.
4/18 Pawan Negi’s figures in his third IPL match – he did not bowl in his debut match and went wicketless in his second match. His figures are the second-best by any left-arm spinner in the IPL after Ravindra Jadeja’s five for 16 for the Chennai Super Kings against the Deccan Chargers on April 7.
5 Virender Sehwag scored his fifth consecutive fifty – the first batsman ever to accomplish this feat in Twenty20 cricket. His last five scores are: 57, 87*, 73, 63 and 73.
6 Number of times Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane have put on a half-century partnership in IPL 2012 – most by any pair.
7 Rahul Dravid crossed 25 for the seventh consecutive time in IPL 2012. In fact, he has failed to cross 25 in just one innings (out of 10) so far this season.
15 Number of 50-plus scores made by Sehwag in the IPL – most by any batsman. He went ahead of Shaun Marsh, Jacques Kallis and Gautam Gambhir, who have crossed 50 on 14 occasions each.
31.21 Percent of all runs scored by the Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2012 have come off Sehwag’s bat – highest contribution by any batsman.
445 Sehwag’s run tally in IPL 2012 – his highest in a single edition of the IPL. He had aggregated 424 runs in 11 games last year.