The Chris Gayle Show at Chinnaswamy Stadium,Bangalore, on 23 April 2013, IPL 6 RCB Vs Pune W
# Chris Gayle and Tillakaratne Dilshan were associated in a partnership of 167 – Bangalore’s highest opening stand at the IPL - their second best for any wicket behind the 204 (unbroken) for the second wicket between Virat Kohli and Gayle against Delhi Daredevils at Delhi on May 17, 2012.
# The above partnership is the highest opening stand in the history of the IPL, eclipsing the 163 (unbroken) between Sachin Tendulkar andDwayne Smith for Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on May 20, 2012.
# Gayle (175 not out off 66 balls & 2-5) became the first all-rounder to register a hundred and bag two wickets or more in an IPL game twice.
# Gayle (107 and 3-21) had first achieved the distinction against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore on May 6, 2011.
# Gayle has got his 15th Man of the Match award, extending his IPL record.
# Vinay Kumar, with 13 wickets (ave. 17.84) in eight games is the top wicket-taker at the IPL 6.
# Bangalore (263/5) have registered the highest total in the IPL, surpassing the 246 for 5 byChennai Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals at Chennai on April 3, 2010.
# Bangalore’s above score is the highest in Twenty20, bettering Sri Lanka’s 260 for six against Kenya at Johannesburg on September 14, 2007.
# Royal Challengers Bangalore’s convincing 130-run win is their largest in terms of runs at the IPL – the second largest behind Kolkata’s 140-run triumph over Bangalore at Bangalore on April 18, 2008.
# In Bangalore’s innings, twenty one sixes have been registered – a record in Twenty20. They became the first team to post 200 runs through boundaries in an innings in T20s – 210 runs (21 fours and 21 sixes).
# Bangalore recorded 100 runs in only 7.5 overs – the fastest by a team in the IPL.
# Chris Gayle’s match-winning knock is the highest individual innings in Twenty20, eclipsing Brendon McCullum‘s 158 not out for Kolkata against Bangalore at Bangalore on April 18, 2008.
# Gayle became the first batsman to make 150-plus runs in boundaries in an innings – 154 runs (13 fours and 17 sixes) is a record in Twenty20.
# Gayle’s splendid 30-ball century is the fastest in the history of Twenty20, eclipsing the 34-ball hundred by Andrew Symonds in the course of his 112 off 43 balls for Kent against Middlesex at Maidstone on July 2, 2004.
# Gayle had registered his fifty off 17 balls, equalling Adam Gilchrist’s IPL record.
# Gayle became the first batsman to amass 400 runs in the IPL 2013 – 432 at an average of 108.00 in eight innings.
# Gayle has registered 17 sixes – a record in any format of the game.
# Gayle became the first batsman to record four centuries at the IPL and his magnificent tally of eleven hundreds is a record in Twenty20. Brendon McCullum and David Warner, with five centuries each, share the second place.
# Gayle has posted 163 sixes, extending his IPL record.
# Gayle has recorded an average of 55.90 while aggregating 2236 in 51 matches. No other player has 50-plus average at the IPL.
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