There was no respite for Mumbai Indians against Royal Challengers Banaglore on Wednesday as after being reduced to 141/6, the hosts at Wankhede were subjected to a blazing knock from Chris Gayle. A statistical look at the match.
# Gayle has set a record with his 19th Man of the Match award in Twenty20, bettering Brad Hodge's tally of 18 awards.
# Gayle's tally of ten Man of the Match awards in the IPL is bettered only by Yusuf Pathan (11).
# Chris Gayle took his run-aggregate in the IPL 5 to 515Â Â at an average of 57.22 in 11 matches.
# Gayle is the leading run-scorer in the present edition of the IPL, overtaking Virender Sehwag's tally of 468 (ave.46.80) in eleven games.
# Gayle has posted 37 sixes in the IPL 5, extending his record.
# Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag and Abraham de VilliersÂ have each got three Man of the Match awards in the IPL 5
# Sachin Tendulkar has taken his run-aggregate in the IPL to 1949 at an average of 38.98 in 59 matches, surpassing Gautam Gambhir's tally of 1932 at an average of 34.50 in 66 matches.Â Only Suresh Raina has amassed more runs than Sachin Tendulkar - 2078 (ave.34.06) in 74 games.
# Dinesh Karthik (44 off 39 balls) has recorded his highest innings in the IPL 5.
# Muttiah Muralitharan (2/24) has taken his wickets' tally to 52 at an average of 24.78 in 51 games in the IPL.
# Royal Challengers Bangalore became the first team to post a nine-wicket triumph in the IPL 5.
# With their convincing nine-wicket triumph, Bangalore have equalled their biggest win against Mumbai Indians in the IPL.Â They had defeated Mumbai by 9 wickets at Johannesburg on May 3, 2009.
# Mumbai and Bangalore have won five games each against each other in the IPL out of ten played.
# Bangalore's present tally is 13 points - they are placed fourth in the IPL 5, next only to Kolkata (17), Delhi (16) and Mumbai (14).
# Gayle (82 not out) became the first batsman to post six fifties in the IPL 5.
# Gayle became the third batsman to make 500 runs or more in an IPL season twice, joining Sachin Tendulkar and Shaun Marsh.Â Gayle had managed 608 runs at an average of 67.55 in 12 matches in the 2011 season.
# Gayle's overall tally is quite marvellous in the IPL, aggregating 1586 at an average of 48.06 in 39 matches, including two hundreds and eleven fifties.
# Rohit Sharma has registered his second duck in the present competition - his fifth in the IPL.
# Muttiah Muralitharan and Vinay Kumar have captured ten wickets each for Bangalore in the IPL 2012.
# Harshal Patel (2/24) has recorded his best bowling feat for Bangalore in the IPL 2012.
# Harbhajan Singh has captured just five wickets at an average of 53.80 in 12 games in the present edition of the IPL