RR vs PBKS IPL Stats : Punjab Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals in a high scoring thriller at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and kicked off their IPL 2021 campaign on a winning note.
RR vs PBKS Stats
Earlier Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bowl first. Debutant Chetan Sakaria gave them a good start by removing Mayank Agarwal cheaply. KL Rahul and Chris Gayle added 67 runs for the second wicket and set the platform for a big score and after that KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda changed their gears and hit big shots for fun. KL Rahul’s 91 runs and Deepak Hooda’s 64 runs off 28 balls helped Punjab Kings to post a big score of 221/6 on the board.
In reply Rajasthan Royals had a very poor start as they lost Ben Stokes for a duck and then Manan Vohra also got out. Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler counter attacked but Buttler got out off a good ball of Jhye Richardson. Captain Sanju Samson kept smashing Punjab bowlers from the other end and got some support from Shivam Dube and Riyan Parag and brought up his hundred and took the match to last over when Royals needed 13 runs in the last over but youngster Arshdeep Singh bowled a nice over and helped his team to register a good four runs win.
Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings Statistical Highlights from 4th match of IPL 2021 : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the 4th match of IPL 2021 in Mumbai.
2000 – KL Rahul when on 78, completed 2000 runs for Punjab Kings in the IPL – the second batsman to achieve this milestone.
Most Runs for PBKS in IPL –
2477 – Shaun Marsh
2013 – KL Rahul
1850 – David Miller
1294 – Glenn Maxwell
1186 – Chris Gayle
350 – Chris Gayle became the first batsman to hit 350 sixes in the Indian Premier League.
Most Sixes in IPL –
351 – Chris Gayle
237 – AB de Villiers
216 – MS Dhoni
214 – Rohit Sharma
201 – Virat Kohli
3 – Sanju Samson scored his 3rd hundred in the Indian Premier League.
Most Hundreds in the IPL –
6 – Chris Gayle
5 – Virat Kohli
4 – David Warner / Shane Watson
3 – Sanju Samson / AB de Villiers
6 – Sanju Samson became the sixth captain of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. Shane Warne, Rahul Dravid, Steve Smith, Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson were other five captains.
119 – Sanju Samson’s 119 is the highest ever score by a batsman on his captaincy debut in the IPL.
Highest Individual Scores on captaincy debut in IPL –
119 – Sanju Samson (RR) vs PBKS at Mumbai, 2021
93* – Shreyas Iyer (DC) vs KKR at Delhi, 2018
83 – Kieron Pollard (MI) vs PBKS at Mumbai, 2019
2000 – Sanju Samson when on 93, also became the third batsman to score 2000 or more runs for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
Most Runs for RR in IPL –
2810 – Ajinkya Rahane
2372 – Shane Watson
2026 – Sanju Samson
1276 – Rahul Dravid
1212 – Jos Buttler