Pune: May 12, 2012
Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India at Bangalore.
# Pune Warriors became the first team to lose seven consecutive games in IPL 2012 between April 24, 2012 and May 11, 2012, equalling their losing streak of last year between April 17, 2011 and May 4, 2011.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan recorded his ninth fifty in the IPL - his third in the present competition. Dilshan's 53 off 44 balls is his 18th fifty in Twenty20.
# In the course of his innings, Dilshan completed his 1,000 runs in the IPL - 1,016 (ave.29.02) in 44 games.
# Chris Gayle has recorded 43 sixes in the current IPL - the second best tally in the competition. Gayle had hit 44 sixes last year - a record for most sixes in a season.
# Gayle's tally of 113 sixes is also an IPL record.
# Gayle has totalled 1643 runs at an average of 48.32 in 40 matches in the IPL. His aggregate includes two hundreds and 12 fifties.
# With 11 MOM awards in the IPL, Gayle has equalled Yusuf Pathan's tally.
# Gayle has become the first player to get four Man of the Match awards in the IPL 2012. Gayle has become the first player to receive 20 MOM awards in Twenty20.
# Gayle is the first batsman to register seven fifties in the IPL 2012.
# Robin Uthappa is the top run-scorer for Pune in the IPL 2012, aggregating 391 runs at an average of 30.07 in 14 matches.
# Manish Pandey is the first player to post four ducks in the present tournament.
# Shane Warne, Amit Mishra, Parthiv Patel and Manish Pandey jointly hold an unwanted feat of most ducks (7) in the IPL.
# Pune Warriors have lost all three games to Bangalore in the IPL.
# With 15 points in 13 games in the IPL 5, Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed third in the points table behind Delhi (18) and Kolkata (17).
# Steven Smith's performance in the present edition is 325 runs (ave.40.62)in 14 matches at a strike rate of 137.71.
# Pune Warriors (138/9) recorded their lowest total against Bangalore in the IPL.
# In the first six overs, Bangalore recorded 66 without losing any wicket - their highest in the Powerplay in the IPL 5.
# Gayle has amassed 572 runs at an average of 57.20 in 12 matches, extending his record in the present edition.
# Ashok Dinda (9 at 18.77) and Rahul Sharma (9 at 29.88) are the leading wicket-takers for Pune in the IPL 5.
# Vinay Kumar (13), Muttiah Muralitharan (12) and Zaheer Khan (11) are the leading wicket-takers for Bangalore in the IPL 5. (PTI)