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Stats: Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians has the safest hands

April 14, 2013 10:01 IST

Statistical highlights of the Pepsi IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors in Mumbai on Saturday.

# Rohit Sharma has established a record for most catches by a fielder in the history of the IPL -- 43 in 82 matches, eclipsing Suresh Raina's tally of 42 in 83 games.

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Rohit Sharma# Rohit has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the sixth time at the IPL.

# Rohit Sharma (62 not out off 32 balls) has posted his 17th half-century in the IPL -- the first two players to achieve the feat of recording seventeen innings of 50 or more were Chris Gayle and Gautam Gambhir.

# Rohit's aggregate of 2130 (ave.32.76) in 82 matches is bettered only by Suresh Raina (2264) and Gautam Gambhir (2187).

# Rohit has posted ten sixes -- the second highest tally in the present competition, next only to Gayle's 14.

# Sachin Tendulkar (44 off 29 balls) has recorded his highest score vs Pune Warriors, eclipsing the 35 at Wankhede Stadium on April 20, 2011.

# Mitchell Johnson has got the Purple Cap for claiming seven wickets at 17.00 runs apiece. Vinay Kumar was the first to take seven wickets at 19.00 runs apiece. Both have appeared in four games each in the IPL 2013.

# Mitchell Marsh (38 off 26 balls) has posted his highest score in the IPL.

# Ashok Dinda (4-0-63-0) has equalled the most runs conceded by a bowler in an IPL match. Varun Aaron (4-0-63-2) had conceded same number of runs for Delhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on May 25, 2012.

# Mumbai Indians have won four and lost one out of five contested vs Pune Warriors at the IPL -- winning per cent 80.00 while Pune Warriors have lost 24 and won 9 out of 34 played (NR 1) -- success per cent 27.27.

# Mumbai Indians (183 for three) have recorded their highest total against Pune Warriors at the IPL.

# Mumbai Indians, with net run-rate of +1.150, became the third team after Bangalore and Hyderabad to record three wins out of four in the IPL 2013.  With better net run-rate, they head the table.

# Pune Warriors have won one and lost three out of four contested in the IPL 2013.

# Ricky Ponting is the first skipper to win all four tosses in the current edition of the IPL.

# Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar were associated in a stand of 54 -- Mumbai's highest opening partnership against Pune, bettering the 50 between Sachin and James Franklin at Pune on May 3, 2012. The said partnership is the highest opening stand by Sachin and Ponting, bettering the 52 against Bangalore at Bangalore on April 4, 2013.

# Dinesh Karthik (224 at an average of 56.00) is the first batsman to amass 200 runs in the present edition of the IPL, bettering Virat Kohli's tally of 198 at an average of 66.00 in four games.

# Karthik (41 off 29 balls) has posted his highest score against Pune Warriors at the IPL.

# Three partnerships of fifty or more were registered in Mumbai's innings -- the fifth occasion in the IPL -- the first in the current competition.

Photograph: BCCI

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