Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Royal Challengers Bangalore here.
• With just five points in 11 matches, Deccan Chargers are placed at the bottom of the points table.
• Deccan Chargers is the second team after Pune Warriors to lose eight games in the IPL 2012.
• Bangalore have won five and lost five out of 11 played in the present competition (NR 1).
• Chris Gayle has become the first batsman to record 100 sixes (101) in the IPL.
• Rahane (463), Sehwag (445), Gayle (433) and Gambhir (421) are the top run-getters in the IPL 2012.
• Virat Kohli has continued his poor form in the IPL 5, making 201 runs at an average of 20.10 in eleven games.
• Amit Mishra`s tally of 69 wickets at an average of 20.13 in 54 matches is bettered only by Lasith Malinga (81), Piyush Chawla (71) and RP Singh (71).
• Shikhar Dhawan has aggregated 375 runs at an average of 41.66 in 10 games in the present competition - the most for Deccan.
• Dhawan`s above average is his best so far in an IPL season.
• Dhawan (73 not out off 52 balls) has registered his third half-century in the present edition of the IPL.
• Dhawan`s aforesaid innings is his third fifty in the present tournament - his 11th in the IPL.
• With 337 runs (ave 48.14) in eight games, Cameron White is the second highest run-getter for Deccan Chargers in the present edition of the IPL.
• AB de Villiers` (47 not out off 17 balls) has played a superb knock, registering strike rate of 276.47 - the highest in the IPL 2012 (minimum 30 runs).
• AB de Villiers` brilliant strike rate of 171.76 in the highest by a batsman this season in the IPL.
• AB de Villiers` runs` tally of 292 (ave 48.66) in 10 matches is the second highest for Bangalore after Chris Gayle (433).
• AB de Villiers is the second player after Virender Sehwag to receive three Man-of-the-Match awards in the IPL 5.
• AB de Villiers has been adjudged the Man-of-the-Match for the 11th time in Twenty20.
• Tillakaratne Dilshan (71 off 54 balls) has recorded his second half-century for Bangalore in the IPL 5.
• Dilshan has managed 152 in four innings at an average of 50.66, including two fifties, in the present competition.
• During his brief knock of 26 off 22 balls, Chris Gayle has completed his 1500 runs in the IPL, totalling 1504 at an average of 45.57 in 38 matches.
• Gayle`s tally of 31 sixes is the highest by a batsman in the IPL 2012.
First Published: Monday, May 07, 2012, 10:41