Mumbai: Statistical highlights of the Indian Premier League match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday:
# Dinesh Karthik (44 off 39 balls) registered his highest score in the present edition of the IPL.
# Gayle (82 not out off 59 balls) became the first batsman to register six fifties in the IPL 2012.
# Gayle took his runs' tally in the present competition to 515 at an average of 57.22 in 11 matches. He is the first to manage 500 runs.
# Gayle's overall record in the IPL is superb, aggregating 1586 at an average of 48.06 in 39 games, including two hundreds and eleven fifties.RCB beat Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets
# Gayle is the third batsman to total 500 runs or more in an IPL season twice, joining Sachin Tendulkar and Shaun Marsh. His best season being - 608 runs at an average of 67.55 in 12 matches in 2011.
# Gayle holds a record having collected most MOM awards (19) in Twenty20, bettering Brad Hodge's tally of 18 awards.
# Gayle has received ten Man of the Match awards in the IPL - a tally exceeded only by Yusuf Pathan (11).
# Gayle is the top run-getter in the present tournament, overtaking Virender Sehwag's aggregate of 468 (ave.46.80) in 11 games.
# Gayle has recorded 37 sixes in the present tournament, extending his own tally.
# Sehwag, Gayle and Abraham de Villiers have been adjudged the Man of the Match three times each in the IPL 2012.
# Sachin Tendulkar's IPL aggregate of 1949 at an average of 38.98 in 59 matches is bettered only by Suresh Raina - 2078 (ave.34.06) in 74 games.
# Rohit Sharma has recorded his second duck in the present competition - his fifth in the IPL.
# Muttiah Muralitharan and Vinay Kumar have bagged ten wickets each for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2012.
# Harshal Patel (2/24) has produced his best bowling feat for Bangalore in the IPL 5.
# Harbhajan Singh has taken only five wickets at an average of 53.80 in 12 matches in the present IPL edition.Dropping Chris Gayle cost us a lot: Harbhajan
# Royal Challengers Bangalore's current tally is 13 points and are placed fourth in the IPL 5, behind Kolkata (17), Delhi (16) and Mumbai (14).
# Royal Challengers Bangalore have recorded the biggest win so far in the IPL 5 - the first team to register a nine-wicket win.
# With their magnificent nine-wicket victory, Bangalore have equalled their biggest victory against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. They had defeated Mumbai by nine wickets at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on May 3, 2009.
# Bangalore's biggest win in the IPL is by ten wickets against Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore on March 18, 2010.
# Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore have won five matches each against each other in the IPL out of ten contested.