Ryder scores his best; Ganguly wins his fifth; Irfan bowls his second
By Rajneesh Gupta
Mumbai 22 April 2012
192/3 Pune Warriors India’s score is their highest in IPL. Interestingly, their previous highest score had also come against the Delhi Daredevils (187/5 at Navi Mumbai in 2011).
98 Number of balls after which Sourav Ganguly hit his first six in IPL 2012.
93 Runs added by Jesse Ryder and Sourav Ganguly for the third wicket – Pune Warriors India’s highest partnership for any wicket in the IPL.
86 Jesse Ryder’s score is the highest by any Pune Warriors India batsman in the IPL. His bettered his own 73 not out against the Chennai Super Kings in Pune on April 14.
6 The Delhi Daredevils have batted second in all their six games.
5 Number of Man-of-the-Match awards won by Sourav Ganguly. He had last won this award on April 7, 2010 also against the Delhi Daredevils while playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders. 2 Irfan Pathan became the only bowler to bowl two maidens in IPL 2012. He had also bowled a maiden against the Mumbai Indians in Mumbai on April 16. 2 Number of years after which Sourav Ganguly bowled in IPL, and he took a wicket off his very first ball! Ganguly had last bowled against the Mumbai Indians while playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders on April 19, 2010.