Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur and registered their fifth win of IPL 2018 campaign and on the other hand, Chennai Super Kings suffered their fourth loss.
Chennai Super Kings after winning the toss and opting to bat first posted a total of 176/4 in 20 overs with the help of Suresh Raina's 52 and useful contributions from Shane Watson (39) and captain MS Dhoni (33*).
Opener Jos Buttler's unbeaten 95 runs helped Rajasthan Royals to chase down the target in the last over with one ball to spare. With this win, Rajasthan Royals kept hopes of a playoff berth alive.
All the stats and facts from the forty-third match of IPL 2018 between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings in Jaipur:-
1 - Suresh Raina became the first player to score 300+ runs in each of the 11 IPL seasons.
3 - Jos Buttler became the third player to score 4 consecutive fifties in the Indian Premier League history.
Most consecutive fifties in IPL -
Virender Sehwag - 5 for DD in 2012
Virat Kohli - 4 for RCB in 2016
Jos Buttler - 4 for RR in 2018*
16.82 - Ben Stokes' batting average in IPL 2018, he has scored 185 runs at an average of 16.82 in 11 innings.
95* - 95 not out is the Jos Buttler's highest individual score in T20 cricket, the previous highest was 82 which he made in the last match against Kings XI Punjab at the same venue Jaipur.
200 - During his unbeaten knock of 95 runs Jos Buttler completed 200 sixes in T20 cricket.
4012 - Runs Suresh Raina has scored for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL - he became the second player to score 4000 runs for a team in the IPL after Virat Kohli (4814 runs for RCB).