Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

LSG defeated table toppers RR by ten runs and registered their fourth win of the ongoing season. LSG batting first posted an average total of 154/7 with the help of 82-run opening partnership between Kyle Mayers and KL Rahul and at the end, Pooran and Stoinis played vital role for their side.

RR chasing 155 runs, were going strong with an 87-run unbeaten opening partnership between the Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal, but despite having wickets in hand, they fell short of the target. Buttler played a very slow inning of 40 from 41 balls.

Numbers and stats from RR vs LSG game:

1 -
LSG defeated RR for the first time in their three attempts.

7 - In the last seven IPL matches in Jaipur, for the first time a team batting first has won an IPL game.

Last seven IPL matches in Jaipur:
Teams batting first - 1 win
Teams batting second - 6 wins

7 - Naveen-ul-Haq became seventh Afghan player to play IPL after Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rahmnaullah Gurbaz, and Noor Ahmed.

9 - LSG has won 9 out of 11 games while defending (batting first) in the IPL.

11 - Trent Boult has bowled 11 maiden overs in the IPL overall.

Most maiden overs in the IPL:
Praveen Kumar - 14
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 12
Trent Boult - 11
Irfan Pathan - 10

25 - KL Rahul won his 25th match as captain in IPL overall.

KL Rahul as captain in IPL:
Played - 48
Won - 25
Lost - 23

82 - KL Rahul and Kyle Mayers had an 82-run partnership for the first wicket.

Highest opening partnership for LSG in the IPL:
KL Rahul-Quinton de Kock: 210* vs KKR in Navi Mumbai, 2022
KL Rahul-Quinton de Kock: 99 vs CSK in Mumbai (BS), 2022
KL Rahul-Kyle Mayers: 82 vs RR in Jaipur, 2023