Jaipur, Apr 17: Chasing 197 to win, Rahul Dravid's quick fire 42 gave Rajasthan Royals the needed momentum as they registered their fourth win in the fifth edition of IPL. Ajinkya Rahane and Brad Hodge's heroics helped Rajasthan win by 5 wickets at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Tuesday.
Here are the highlights of Game 20, IPL 5: DC Vs RR | Match Report
# With this win, Rajasthan are on top of the points table with 8 points. Deccan are ninth and last with just 2 points
# Deccan Chargers registered their highest opening partnership this season as Kumar Sangakkara and Shikhar Dhawan posted 94 runs for the first wicket.
# Highest Opening partnership for Deccan Chargers in this year's IPL, while 155* (Adam GIlchrist and VVS Laxman) has been their highest so far for the first wicket in IPL.
# The first fifty for Chargers came off 5.2 overs (32 balls)
# Shikhar Dhawan hit the first six for Deccan Chargers in the clash against Rajasthan Royals.
# Shikhar Dhawan scored his 9th fifty in IPL
# Dhawan top scored with 52 runs (43 balls) which included 8 boundaries
# Deccan Chargers scored 57 runs in the first powerplay
# Chargers reached 100 runs in 11.4 overs (70 balls)
# Sangakkara's team scored 150 runs off 17.3 overs.
# Christian and Duminy added 70 runs off 36 balls for the third wicket.
# After the fall of Dhawan, though the run-rate decreased, Christian and Duminy played splendidly to get a 70 run partnership off just 36 balls during the last few overs.
# Fastest fifty for Duminy 56 off 25 balls.
# Fastest fifty for Rajasthan Royals in IPL, 50 off 4.5 overs
# It is the joint fastest team fifty in IPL 5, as RCB also scored fifty in 4.5 overs against Chennai Super Kings on April 12, 2012
# Rahul Dravid scored 42 off 24 balls
# Rajasthan Royals scored 62 runs off the first powerplay
# Rahane completed 300 runs in IPL 5. He is the Orange Cap holder
# Rajasthan Royals reached 100 runs in 10.5 overs (65 balls) while they reached 150 off 16.4 overs (100 balls)
# Rajasthan Royals recorded six 6s in the innings
# Dravid's boys hit 22 4s in the innings
# Brad Hodge top scored for Rajasthan Royals with 48 not out (21 balls)
# Hodge's innings included six 4s and two 6s.
# Royals scored at 10.01 runs per over
# Amit Mishra claimed 3/32 in his 4 overs
# Birthday boy Anand Rajan conceded 45 runs off his 4 overs, maximum runs conceded by Deccan Chargers bowler in this match
# Poor fielding cost Deccan Chargers the match
# Rahane scored 44 (31) while Rahul Dravid scored a quick fire 42 off 24 balls
# Brad Hodge was awarded the Man-of-the-match
# The 200th six of IPL 5 was recorded during this game. It was hit by Hodge off Rajan on the last ball of the 19th over