In the 39th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kane Williamson’s SunRisers Hyderabad outplayed Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore and consolidated their position at the top of the IPL table.
On Monday, SRH defended yet another low score and thrashed RCB by five runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
Here is the stats review of Monday’s match:
1- In IPL 2018, Hyderabad unit has till now defended a target of 150 runs or less three times.
2- In the ongoing season of the cash-rich league, SunRisers skipper Kane Williamson had score 410 Runs – most by any captain.
3- The second and third slots in the list are reserved by RCB skipper Virat Kohli (396) and CSK captain MS Dhoni (360).
4- Star Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal had taken just one wicket in four games that RCB had played outside Bengaluru.
5- In Monday’s match, SunRisers conceded only 6 runs in the last over (20th) of the game – least in 20th over by a side defending a target in IPL 2018.
6- SRH vs Rajasthan Royals on April 29 and Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders on May 6 had given just 9 runs in the last over of the match.
7- As a captain, Virat Kohli’s winning percentage in IPL is 45.65% – worst figure as a captain who has led 50 or more games.
8- Virat Kohli has captained RCB in 92 matches – 42 wins and 50 losses.
9- The average first innings score at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is 149 in IPL 2018 and this is the lowest first innings average among all 10 grounds.