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IPL 2020: Warne’s Captaincy & Watson’s Record

IPL 2020: Warne’s Captaincy & Watson's Record - Numbers That Define Rajasthan Royals

In this piece we have a look at some stats which outline the efficiency of Rajasthan Royals (RR) – who underneath Shane Warne’s inspirational management – received the inaugural season of the IPL in 2008, went by a tricky section thereafter earlier than once more always punching above their weight in the previous couple of editions.

1: Number of IPL Titles

RR received the inaugural version of the IPL in 2008 beating CSK within the last with an exciting victory off the final ball of the match!

They had completed as table-toppers within the group stage profitable 11 of their 14 matches.

400-plus: Three RR batsmen scored 400-plus runs in 2008 – Shane Watson, Graeme Smith and Yusuf Pathan.

15-plus: Three RR bowlers picked greater than 15 wickets in 2008 – Sohail Tanvir, Shane Warne and Shane Watson.

2: Number of Most Valuable Player Awards – Shane Watson

Watson (RR) is the third participant to win this award twice together with Sunil Narine and Andre Russell (each KKR on each events).

Watson gave two excellent world-class all-round performances – in 2008 and 2013. He was RR’s highest run-getter of their victorious marketing campaign in 2008 scoring 472 runs in 15 matches at a shocking strike price of 151.76. He additionally picked 17 wickets at an financial system price of simply over 7.

He once more had the best mixture for RR in 2013 with 543 runs at a strike price of 142.89 whereas additionally chipping in with 13 wickets.

51.02%: Percentage of Matches Won within the IPL

RR has received greater than they’ve misplaced within the IPL. Considering the truth that they haven’t at all times had the massive names of their squad this can be a good achievement suggesting that they’ve at all times punched above their weight.

RR have received 75 of the 147 matches they’ve performed within the IPL.

55.55%: Maximum Win Percentage (min. 10 matches) in opposition to a staff (vs RCB)

RR has received 10 and misplaced Eight of the 20 encounters in opposition to RCB.

33.33%: Lowest Win Percentage in opposition to a staff (vs CSK)

RR has a woeful report in opposition to CSK having misplaced 14 of the 21 matches between the 2 sides.

81.25%: Maximum Win Percentage in a Season (2008)

RR received 13 (together with the semi-final and last) of the 16 matches they performed within the 2008 version.

35.71%: Lowest Win Percentage in a Season (2019)

RR had their worst season within the final version of the IPL during which they received simply 5 of their 14 matches.

2009-2012: Worst Period for RR within the IPL

RR completed sixth out of Eight groups in 2009, 7 of Eight in 2010, 6 of 10 in 2011 and seven of 9 in 2012.

4: Number of occasions entered Knockouts

RR received the IPL in 2008 and in addition made it to the playoffs in 2013, 2015 and 2018.

223/5: Highest Total (vs CSK in Chennai in 2010)

58: Lowest Total (vs RCB in Cape Town in 2009)

It is the second-lowest complete in IPL historical past after RCB’s 49.

105: Largest Margin of Victory by Runs (vs DD in Mumbai in 2008)

RR amassed 192 and bowled out DD for 87 within the semi-final in 2008.

2: Lowest Margin of Victory by Runs (vs MI in Durban in 2009 & Deccan Chargers in Nagpur in 2010)

3: Number of Tied Matches (vs KKR in Cape Town in 2009, KKR in Abu Dhabi in 2014 & Kings XI in Ahmedabad in 2015)

2810: Maximum Aggregate Runs – Ajinkya Rahane

2: Maximum Number of Hundreds – Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane

47.72: Best Batting Average (min. 400 runs) – Jos Buttler

161.24: Highest Strike Rate (min. 400 runs) –Yusuf Pathan

105*: Highest Individual Score in a Match – Ajinkya Rahane (vs Delhi Capitals in Jaipur in 2019)

309.09: Highest Strike Rate in a 30-plus Innings – Chris Morris (vs SRH in Mumbai in 2015)

Chris Morris blasted an unbeaten 34 off simply 11 deliveries in opposition to SRH on the Brabourne Stadium in 2015.

8: Maximum Number of 200-plus Strike Rate Innings (min. runs 25) – Yusuf Pathan

560: Highest Aggregate in a Series – Ajinkya Rahane (2012)

2372 & 61: Watson’s Aggregate Runs and Wickets for RR

It is the second-highest on each counts for RR of their IPL historical past making Watson one of many premier all-rounders of the match.

65: Maximum Number of Wickets – Siddharth Trivedi

Right-arm pacer, Siddharth Trivedi is the best wicket-taker for RR within the IPL. He has picked 65 wickets in 75 innings at an financial system price of seven.58.

57: Maximum Number of Wickets (spinner) – Shane Warne

Warne picked 57 wickets in 54 innings for RR at an financial system of seven.27.

6.46: Lowest Economy Rate (min. 20 wickets) – Sohail Tanvir

18.8: Best Bowling Average (min. 20 wickets & 15 matches) – Shreyas Gopal

15.2: Best Bowling Strike Rate (min. 20 wickets & 15 matches) – Shreyas Gopal

The leg-spinner, Shreyas Gopal was RR’s main wicket-taker and the fourth-highest total of the 2019 version during which he picked 20 wickets in 14 matches at an financial system of seven.22.

6-14: Best Bowling Figures in an Innings – Sohail Tanvir (vs CSK in Jaipur in 2008)

These are the second-best bowling figures in IPL historical past!

Tanvir was the best wicket-taker within the inaugural season choosing 22 wickets in simply 11 matches at a wonderful financial system price of 6.46.

28: Maximum Wickets in a Season – James Faulkner (2013)

144: Highest Partnership for any Wicket – Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson (vs CSK in Ahmedabad in 2015)

It is the fifth-highest partnership in IPL historical past!

55: Most Matches as Captain – Shane Warne

55.45%: Highest Success Percentage as Captain (min. 15 matches) – Shane Warne

Warne led RR to victory in 30 of the 55 matches he captained. And extra considerably to the title in 2008.


1) Ajinkya Rahane

2) Shane Watson

3) Sanju Samson (wk)

4) Rahul Dravid

5) Yusuf Pathan

6) Jos Buttler

7) James Faulkner

8) Shane Warne (Captain)

9) Shreyas Gopal

10) Siddharth Trivedi

11) Munaf Patel

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