Bangalore vs Pune
# Royal Challengers Bangalore have won all five IPL games against Pune Warriors - by 26 runs at Bangalore on April 29,2011; by 6 wickets on April 17, 2012; by 35 runs at Pune on May 11, 2012; by 130 runs at Bangalore on April 23, 2013 and by 17 runs at Pune on May 2, 2013.
# After losing four successive games away from home at the IPL 2013, Bangalore have recorded their first win outside Bangalore.
# Bangalore have recorded two totals of 175 or more at the IPL 2013 - both against Pune - 263 for five at Bangalore on April 23 and 187 for three at Pune on May 2.
# Bangalore's 187 for three is the highest score at Pune's Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, eclipsing the 177 for four by Deccan Chargers against Pune on April 26, 2012
# Playing in his 59th game, Saurabh Tiwary (52 off 45 balls) has recorded his fourth fifty at the IPL - one each against Delhi, Rajasthan, Pune and Bangalore.
# Tiwary's aforesaid innings is his first fifty in 36 games for Bangalore - his first three fifties were registered for Mumbai Indians at the IPL.
# Chris Gayle has regained the Orange Cup and became the first batsman to manage 500 runs at the IPL - 505 at an average of 72.14.
# Gayle is the first batsman to aggregate 500 in three successive years at the IPL - 608 in 2011, 733 in 2012 and 505 in 2013.
# The top three run-getters at the IPL 2013 are - Gayle (505), Michael Hussey (485) and Virat Kohli (391).
# Abraham de Villiers (50 not out off 23 balls) has posted his second fifty at the IPL 2013. He completed his fifty off 23 balls - the second quickest at the IPL 2013. In their previous encounter against Pune at Bangalore on April 23, 2013, Chris Gayle had recorded a 17-ball fifty.
# de Villiers has recorded a century and ten fifties in 69 matches for Delhi and Bangalore at the IPL.
# de Villiers has completed his 50 sixes at the IPL - 51 in 61 innings.
# de Villiers has received his seventh Man of the Match award at the IPL.
# de Villiers and Moises Henriques were involved in a stand of 68 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket - Bangalore's highest against Pune at the IPL.
# Ashok Dinda is the first bowler to concede 400 runs at the IPL 2013 - 409 runs while claiming 12 wickets at 34.08 runs apiece.
# All five Bangalore players have recorded strike rate of 100-plus against Pune. Surprisingly, Gayle's strike rate of 100.00 is the lowest amaongst the five batsmen.
# Robin Uthappa (75 off 45 balls) has posted his highest score at the IPL - his seventh fifty.
# Uthappa's aforesaid innings is the highest for Pune against RCB, eclipsing his own 69 off 45 balls at Bangalore on April 17, 2012.
# Uthappa's innings is the highest for Pune at the IPL 2013. Aaron Finch is the only other Pune batsman to record fifties (three) in the present competition.
# Muralitharan could claim just two wickets (ave.66.50) in five matches at the IPL 2013.
# For Bangalore, the three leading wicket-takers at the IPL 2013 are - Vinay Kumar (18), RP Sisngh (13) & Rampaul (10).
# The top four wicket-takers at the IPL are - Amit Mishra (90), Lasith Malinga (89), RP Singh (87) and Vinay Kumar (79).