Rajasthan Royals opened their winning account in IPL 2018 in their fortress, the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur as they defeated Delhi Daredevils by 10 runs in a rain affected contest.
Rajasthan Royals had made 153/5 in the 18th over before an almost three hours rain break threathened a no contest. Delhi Daredevils needed 71 runs in 6 overs by DLS method but they could only manage 60 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in their innings.
All the stats and facts from the 6th match of IPL 2018 between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils:
1 - Six matches in this season so far and for the first time a match has been won by team batting 1st.
7 - This was Rajasthan Royals' 7th successive win against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, the last time they lost to DD at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur in 2012.
13 - Rajasthan Royals have now won 13 consecutive matches (9 IPL and 4 CLt20 ) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Their last defeat at this venue came against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2012.
150 - Gautam Gambhir became the 8th player to feature in 150 IPL games.
Most matches played in IPL -
Suresh Raina - 163
MS Dhoni - 160
Dinesh Karthik - 154
Robin Uthappa - 151
Gautam Gambhir / Virat Kohli / Yusuf Pathan - 150
677 - Ajinkya Rahane has scored 677 runs against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL which is most by any player against DD and surpassed Rohit Sharma's tally of 670 runs.
1027 - Runs Sanju Samson scored for Rajasthan Royals in T20 cricket and he became the 5th batsman to score 1000 runs for RR in this format after Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Dravid and Yusuf Pathan.
Most runs for Rajasthan Royals in T20 cricket -
Shane Watson - 2474
Ajinkya Rahane - 2393
Rahul Dravid - 1324
Sanju Samson - 1027
Yusuf Pathan - 1011