Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai 21 April 2012 - 10:51am IST
Quick Stats: Match 25 – KXIP v RCB
Gilchrist misses his first; Gayle, de Villiers move to the top
131 Runs added by Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers for the fourth wicket – the highest partnership for any wicket in DLF IPL 2012. Ajinkya Rahane and Owais Shah added 121 runs for the second wicket for the Rajasthan Royals against the Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 15.
103 Number of sixes hit by Chris Gayle in Twenty20 matches on Indian soil – most by any batsman. He went ahead of Yusuf Pathan’s tally of 100 sixes.
8 Number of consecutive innings in which Praveen Kumar has failed to take a wicket. He did not take any wicket in his last two matches in IPL 2011 and all six matches in IPL 2012 so far. Only Rohit Sharma (10) and David Hussey (9) have had longer wicketless streaks.
3 Number of fifties scored by Chris Gayle in IPL 2012 – first batsman to do so. He had earlier made 68 against the Chennai Super Kings and 81 against the Pune Warriors India.
1 Adam Gilchrist missed a match for the first time in his IPL career. He had appeared in all 46 games for the Deccan Chargers up to 2010 and in all 19 games for Kings XI Punjab since 2011.