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Stats: Gayle completes 500 runs in IPL 5

May 10, 2012 09:43 IST

Statistical highlights from the Indian Premier League match played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

# Dinesh Karthik (44 off 39 balls) registered his highest score in the present edition of the IPL.

# Gayle (82 not out off 59 balls) became the first batsman to register six fifties in the IPL 2012.

# Gayle took his runs' tally in the present competition to 515 at an average of 57.22 in 11 matches. He is the first to manage 500 runs.

Chris Gayle# Gayle's overall record in the IPL is superb, aggregating 1586 at an average of 48.06 in 39 games, including two hundreds and eleven fifties.

# Gayle is the third batsman to total 500 runs or more in an IPL season twice, joining Sachin Tendulkar and Shaun Marsh. His best season was -- 608 runs at an average of 67.55 in 12 matches -- in 2011.

# Gayle holds a record having collected most MoM awards (19) in Twenty20, bettering Brad Hodge's tally of 18 awards.

# Gayle has received ten Man of the Match awards in the IPL -- a tally exceeded only by Yusuf Pathan (11).

# Gayle is the top run-getter in the present tournament, overtaking Virender Sehwag's aggregate of 468 (ave.46.80) in 11 games.

# Gayle has recorded 37 sixes in the present tournament, extending his own tally.

# Sehwag, Gayle and AB de Villiers have been adjudged the Man of the Match three times each in the IPL 2012.

 # Sachin Tendulkar's IPL aggregate of 1949 at an average of 38.98 in 59 matches is bettered only by Suresh Raina -- 2078 (ave.34.06) in 74 games.

# Rohit Sharma has recorded his second duck in the present competition -- his fifth in the IPL.

# Muttiah Muralitharan and Vinay Kumar have bagged ten wickets each for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2012.

# Harshal Patel (2/24) has produced his best bowling feat for Bangalore in the IPL 5.

# Harbhajan Singh has taken only five wickets at an average of 53.80 in 12 matches in the present edition of the IPL.

# Royal Challengers Bangalore's current tally is 13 points and are placed fourth in the IPL 5, behind Kolkata (17), Delhi (16) and Mumbai (14).

# Royal Challengers Bangalore have recorded the biggest win so far in the IPL 5 -- the first team to register a nine-wicket win.

# With their magnificent nine-wicket victory, Bangalore have equalled their biggest victory against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. They had defeated Mumbai by nine wickets at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on May 3, 2009.

# Bangalore's biggest win in the IPL is by ten wickets against Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore on March 18, 2010.

# Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore have won five matches each against each other in the IPL out of ten contested.

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