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Stats: Malinga shines above the rest

April 13, 2011 10:00 IST

Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

- Scorecard

# Lasith Malinga has dismissed seven batsmen in two games in the IPL 4 at an average of 6.42 -- the most by a bowler so far apart from producing a strike rate of 6.5.

# With their 91-run partnership, Abraham de Villiers and Tillakaratne Dilshan have set a third wicket partnership record for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, bettering the 76 between Kevin Pietersen and Virat Kohli against Punjab at Mohali on April 2, 2010.

# Ambati Rayudu has recorded his fifth fifty in Twenty20.

# Rayudu's magnificent unbeaten 63 off 50 balls is his third fifty (and the best) in the IPL.

# Ambati Rayudu has managed to make 433 runs (ave.30.92), including three fifties, in 16 games in the IPL.

# Sachin Tendulkar and Rayudu have registered the first century stand in the IPL 4 -- 110 (unbroken) for the second wicket.

# The aforesaid partnership is the highest for Mumbai against Bangalore for any wicket in the IPL apart from their highest for the second wicket in the IPL overall.

# Tillakaratne Dilshan (59 not out) has registered his 12th fifty in Twenty20.

# Dilshan, during the course of his fifth IPL fifty has completed his 600 runs in the IPL -- 626 at an average of 27.21 in 29 matches.

# Virat Kohli (12) has not performed upto the expectations in the IPL.  He has averaged just 21.51 in the IPL, aggregating 753 runs in 47 matches, including two fifties.

# During the course of his 38 off 36 balls, AB de Villiers has completed his 750 runs in the IPL, aggregating 763 at an average of 34.68 in 30 matches.

# Mayank Agarwal has posted his second duck in Twenty20.

# Sachin Tendulkar took his runs' tally to 1271 at an average of 42.36 in 37 matches - the second highest in the IPL, next only to Suresh Raina (1408).

# Tendulkar has recorded his ninth fifty in the IPL.

# Tendulkar got his seventh MOM award in the IPL and only Yusuf Pathan has got more awards (nine) than him.

# The three highest run-getters in the IPL 4 are Jacques Kallis (107), Johan Botha (106) and Sachin Tendulkar (101)

# Lasith Malinga is the first Mumbai bowler to reach 40 wickets (ave.17.52) in 28 games in the IPL.

# Mumbai Indians' magnificent nine-wicket triumph is their fifth in eight games against Bangalore in the IPL.

# Mumbai Indians, for the third time in the IPL, have won by nine wickets in the IPL -- twice against Bangalore and once against Chennai.

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