Quick Stats: Match 12, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals
High-scoring MI’s two four-fors; Pollard’s maiden fifty
By Rajneesh Gupta
Mumbai 12 April 2012
1637 Runs scored by Rohit Sharma in the IPL. He is now the third-highest run-getter in the IPL after Suresh Raina (1832) and Sachin Tendulkar (1739).
197 for six by Mumbai Indians is the highest total posted by any team in IPL 2012. This surpasses the previous best of 193 by Chennai Super Kings against Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam on April 7.
96 Runs added by Ambati Rayudu and Kieron Pollard for the fourth wicket – the best ever partnership for any wicket in IPL 2012 – the previous best was 81 for the third wicket between Marlon Samuels and Robin Uthappa for Pune Warriors India against Kings XI Punjab at Pune on April 8.
64 Kieron Pollard made his first fifty in the IPL on his 34th appearance. His previous best was 45* against Delhi Daredevils at Mumbai in 2010.
22 Number of sixes hit in the match (12 by Mumbai Indians and 10 by Rajasthan Royals) the – most in a match in IPL 2012.
10 Number of wickets taken by Munaf Patel in IPL 2012 – the most by any bowler.
8 Number of 50s scored in IPL 2012 – three of them have been scored by Mumbai Indians batsmen.
5 Sixes hit by Owais Shah. He equalled the record for most sixes in an innings by a player in IPL 2012 set by Chennai Super Kings’ Dwayne Bravo and Mumbai Indians’ Rohit Sharma – both against Deccan Chargers.
3 Number of players to have performed the all-round feat of scoring a fifty and taking four wickets in the same match. Pollard joined Paul Valthaty and Yuvraj Singh in doing so.
3 Number of four-wicket hauls taken by Munaf Patel in the IPL. He equalled Anil Kumble and L Balaji’s record of most four-wicket hauls in the IPL.
2 Harbhajan Singh was playing his 50th IPL match. He became only the second player, after Sachin Tendulkar (52), to have played 50 or matches exclusively for Mumbai Indians. 2 Munaf Patel became the first bowler to take two four-wicket hauls in IPL 2012. He had taken four for 20 against Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam on April 9.
1 The match provided the first instance in IPL history of two bowlers (Munaf Patel and Kieron Pollard) from the same side taking four wickets each in the same match.