IPL stats: Chris Gayle becomes 6th batsman to score 2000 runs

Suresh Raina (2302) heads the table, followed by Gautam Gambhir (2300), Rohit Sharma (2130), Sachin Tendulkar (2115), Jacques Kallis (2046) and Chris Gayle (2012).

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Last updated on Wednesday, 17 April, 2013 00:56 IST
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The match has produced the fourth tie in the history of the IPL - the first three being Kolkata vs Rajasthan at Cape Town on April 23, 2009; Chennai vs Punjab at Chennai on March 21, 2010 and Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Bangalore at Uppal on April 7, 2013.

For the first time in the IPL history, two tied games have been produced in the same season.

David Warner is the top run-scorer for Delhi Daredevils after five games at the IPL 2013 - 174 at an average of 34.80, including two fifties.

Vinay Kumar's tally of 9 wickets at 21.11 runs apiece in six games is the second highest at the IPL 2013, next only to Sunil Narine's tally of ten in five games at an average of 12.20.

Jaydev Unadkat (2/24) has produced his best bowling performance at the IPL 2013 - his best at the IPL is 3 for 26 against Rajasthan at Kolkata on April 17, 2010.

Warner and Sehwag were associated in a stand of 43 for the first wicket - Delhi's highest opening partnership in seven IPL innings.

Delhi's only fifty-plus partnership for the first wicket in 15 IPL innings is 82 between Warner and Chand against against Punjab at Dharmasala on May 19, 2012.

Chris Gayle is the sixth batsman to manage 2000 runs or more at the IPL - 2012 at an average of 50.30 in 49 matches.

Suresh Raina (2302) heads the table, followed by Gautam Gambhir (2300), Rohit Sharma (2130), Sachin Tendulkar (2115), Jacques Kallis (2046) and Chris Gayle (2012).

Gayle (5012 in 135 matches at an average of 44.35) has become the second batsman after Brad Hodge (5362 at 36.47 in 183 matches) to complete 5000 runs in Twenty20.

Gayle is the fourth batsman to manage 200 runs or more at the IPL 2013 - the top run-getters being Virat Kohli (321), Gautam Gambhir (235), Dinesh Karthik (224) and Chris Gayle (208).

Gayle is averaging 60-plus for Bangalore at the IPL - his aggregate being 1549 (ave.61.96) in 33 matches. Only Kohli has managed more runs than Gayle for Bangalore - 1960 at an average of 31.11 in 83 games.

Kohli, with his eleventh fifty in the IPL, has become the first batsman to manage 300 runs in the present edition.

Kohli and de Villiers were involved in a stand of 103 - Bangalore's highest third wicket partnership at the IPL.

The aforesaid partnership is Bangalore's second highest for any wicket against Delhi, next only to the 204 (unbroken) for the second wicket between Gayle and Kohli at Delhi on May 17, 2012.

Story first published on: Wednesday, 17 April 2013 00:42 IST

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