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Match No 69: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings

Chennai became the second team to play 60 IPL games after Hyderabad. Chennai and Hyderabad have played most IPL games.

 

 

This game is the 60th IPL game for SK Raina and S Badrinath. Other cricketer to play 60 IPL games is AC Gilchrist. Thus AC Gilchrist, SK Raina and S Badrinath are the most capped cricketers in IPL.

 

 

Zaheer Khan bowled a maiden over in this game - his third over and fifth over of the game which was a wicket maiden. It was his first maiden over in IPL career.

 

 

Zaheer Khan became the second Bangalore bowler to bowl a maiden over in IPL 2011 after DP Nannes. DP Nannes had bowled a maiden over against Mumbai at Bangalore on 12.04.11. IPL 2011 has witnessed 34 maiden overs.bowled by bowlers in this game.

 

 

Zaheer Khan captured two wickets in this game to take his tally of wickets to 11. He became the second Bangalore bowler to capture ten or more wickets in IPL 2011. S Aravind has taken 15 wickets.

 

 

MS Dhoni scored 70 not out in this game to provide the 86th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. His knock represents the 16th occasion of a Chennai batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011.

 

 

MS Dhoni's 70 not out in this game provide the 19th occasion of a captain scoring fifty in IPL 2011. His knock in this game represents his second fifty, the first being his 63 not out vs Delhi at Chennai on 12.05.11.

 

 

MS Dhoni became the seventh captain to score two or more fifties in IPL 2011. Others are - AC Gilchrist {03}, DPMD Jayawardene {03}, SR Tendulkar {03}, V Sehwag {03}, G Gambhir {02} and Yuvraj Singh {02}.

 

 

MS Dhoni hit six sixes in this game which gave a total of 52 sixes in IPL. He became the ninth batsman to score 50 plus sixes. Others are - AC Gilchrist {82}, YK Pathan {73}, SK Raina {71}, Yuvraj Singh {67}, RG Sharma {64}, V Sehwag {60}, CH Gayle {58} and SE Marsh {52}.

 

 

MS Dhoni's six sixes in this game gave him a total of 20 sixes in IPL 2011. Other batsmen to score 20 plus sixes in IPL 2011 are - CH Gayle {33*}, SE Marsh {20} and PC Valthaty {20}.

 

 

Bangalore lost its first wicket without a run on the board providing the eleventh occasion of such an instance in IPL 2011.

 

 

AB de Villiers was dismissed stumped in this game providing the 27th occasion of a batsman stumped in IPL 2011 and 105th such occasion in IPL.

 

 

CH Gayle completed 2000 runs in T20 games when he was on 25 during his knock of 75 not out in this game. At the end of the game his run aggregate stood at 2050. He became the 26th batsman in the history of T20 games to total 2000 plus runs.

 

 

CH Gayle's 75 not out in this game provides his fourth fifty in IPL 2011. He became the fourth batsman to score four or more fifties in IPL 2011. Others are - S Badrinath {05}, SE Marsh {04} and AT Rayudu {04}.

 

 

CH Gayle completed 500 runs in IPL 2011 when he was on 64 during his knock of 75 not out in this game. At the end of this game his total read 511. He became the second batsman after SE Marsh [504} to total 500 plus runs in IPL 2011. Thus at the end of this game CH Gayle has scored most runs in IPL 2011.

 

 

CH Gayle's 75 not out in this game provide the 87th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. His knock represents the 11th occasion of a Bangalore batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011.

 

 

MS Dhoni's 70 not out in this game was in a losing cause providing the 35th occasion of a batsman's fifty going in vain in IPL 2011 and also represents the sixth occasion of a captain's fifty in a losing cause in IPL 2011.

 

 

CH Gayle's feat of 500 plus runs in IPL 2011 provides the ninth occasion of a batsman aggregating 500 plus runs in a single edition of IPL. The complete list read thus - SR
Tendulkar - 618 in 2010, SE Marsh - 616 in 2008, ML Hayden - 572 in 2009, JH Kallis - 572 in 2010, G Gambhir - 534 in 2008, SK Raina - 520 in 2010, ST Jayasuriya - 514 in 2008, CH Gayle 511 in 2011 and SE Marsh - 504 in 2011.

 

 

CH Gayle's six sixes in this game gave him a total of 64 sixes in IPL. He became the seventh batsman to hit 60 plus sixes in IPL. Others are - AC Gilchrist {82}, YK Pathan {73}, SK Raina {71}, Yuvraj Singh {67}, RG Sharma {64} and V Sehwag {60}.

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