Statistical highlights of the IPL 5 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors.
# Chris Gayle is the first player to be adjudged the Man of the Match 20 times in Twenty20.
# With eleven MOM awards, Gayle has equalled Yusuf Pathan's tally of 11 awards in the IPL.
# Gayle is the first player to have received four Man of the Match awards in the IPL 5.
# Gayle has registered 43 sixes in the current competition - the second best sixes' tally in an IPL season.Â The record for most sixes in a season is held by Gayle - 44 sixes last year.
# Gayle has extended his IPL record - 113 sixes.
# Gayle has amassed 1643 runs at an average of 48.32 in 30 matches in the IPL.Â His tally includes two centuries and 12 fifties.
# Royal Challengers Bangalore have won all three matches against Pune Warriors in the IPL.
# Pune Warriors' winning % of 29.62 is the lowest by any team in the IPL - 8 victories, 19 losses and one no-result game out of 28 played.
# With their seventh win in 13 games in the IPL 2012, Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed third in the points table.Â The top four teams are Delhi (18 points), Kolkata (17), Bangalore (15) and Mumbai (14).
# Manish Pandey is the first batsman to register four ducks in the present tournament.
# Pandey has averaged 20.42 in the IPL 5 - 143 runs in nine innings.
# Amit Mishra, Parthiv Patel, Manish Pandey and Shane Warne jointly hold an unwanted record for most ducks (7) in the IPL.
# Tillakaratne Dilshan (53 off 44 balls) has posted his 18th fifty in Twenty20 - his third in the IPL 2012.
# Dilshan, during the course of his ninth IPL fifty,
has completed his 1,000 runs in the IPL overall - 1,016 (ave.29.02) in 44 matches.
# Anustup Majumdar (31) has posted his highest innings for Pune in the IPL 2012.
# Steven Smith has averaged 40.62 in the IPL 2012 - 325 runs in 14 matches - his strike rate being 137.71.
# Pune Warriors have lost seven consecutive between April 24, 2012 and May 11, 2012 in the IPL, equalling their losing streak of last year between April 17, 2011 and May 4, 2011.
# Pune Warriors is the first team to have lost seven consecutive games in the IPL 2012..
# Pune Warriors (138/9) have posted their lowest total against Bangalore in the IPL.
# Bangalore have recorded 66 without losing any wicket in the first six overs - their highest in the Powerplay in the IPL 2012.
# Chris Gayle is the first batsman to register seven fifties in the IPL 2012.
# Gayle has posted his fifty off 24 balls.Â He has registered 20-ball fifties twice in Twenty20.
# Gayle has totalled 572 runs at an average of 57.20 in 12 matches, extending his record in the IPL 5.
# The top wicket-takers for Pune Warriors in the IPL 5 are - Ashok Dinda (9 at 18.77) and Rahul Sharma (9 at 29.88).
# The three leading wicket-takers for Bangalore in the IPL 2012 are - Vinay Kumar (13). Muttiah Muralitharan (12) and Zaheer Khan (11). Â
# Zaheer Khan (2/21) has recorded his best bowling performance against Pune in the IPL.
# Vinay Kumar (3/32) has produced his best bowling figures in the IPL 5.
# Robin Uthappa is the leading run-getter for Pune in the IPL 2012 - 391 runs at an average of 30.07 in 14 matches.