Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai 18 April 2012 - 11:23am IST
Quick Stats: Match 21, RCB v PWI
Gayle’s eight sixes; Tiwary’s last-ball six
24 Number of runs scored by Saurabh Tiwary and AB de Villiers in the last over (bowled by Ashish Nehra) of the match – the second highest scored by a side in the last (20th) over of the innings in a successful chase in IPL.
8 Chris Gayle’s eight sixes are the most by any batsman in a match in IPL 2012.
8 Number of Man-of-the-Match awards won by Chris Gayle in the IPL. Only Yusuf Pathan has won more (11).
5 Number of consecutive sixes hit by Chris Gayle off Rahul Sharma. He became the first batsman to hit five consecutive sixes in IPL.
2 Saurabh Tiwary’s last-ball six off Ashish Nehra was the second instance of a match being won via a six off the last ball in IPL 2012 – Rohit Sharma had accomplished a similar feat to take Mumbai Indians to victory against Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam on April 9.