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Stats: Gayle first batsman to record 100 sixes in IPL

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May 07, 2012 12:20 IST
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Statistical highlights from the Indian Premier League match played between Deccan Chargers and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore on Sunday.

# With just five points in 11 matches, Deccan Chargers are placed at the bottom of the points table.

# Deccan Chargers are the second team after Pune Warriors to lose eight games in the IPL 2012.

Chris Gayle# 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.

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