Best performances - Batsmen
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Virat Kohli said that better belief in his ability to clear the boundary and pick gaps has been at the forefront of his consistency in Twenty20 cricket
Fast bowler Chris Jordan, who took a career-best 4 for 11 against Gujarat Lions, credited the stunning partnership between AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli for setting up a win for Royal Challengers Bangalore
How Twitter reacted to AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli putting on the biggest stand in T20 cricket
Plays of the day from the record-breaking match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Lions in Bangalore
Stats highlights from Royal Challengers Bangalore's thumping victory over Gujarat Lions in Bangalore
Margin of victory for RCB in this match - biggest for a team in IPL. Previous biggest was by 140 runs by KKR vs RCB in Bangalore in the first IPL match in 2008.
No. of instances of 2 centuries in a T20 innings, before this. Kevin O'Brien (119) and Hamish Marshall (102) did it for Gloucestershire v Middlesex in 2011.
No. of balls taken by AB de Villiers to reach century today, which is the 5th fastest century in IPL. Fastest century is in 30 balls by Gayle vs PWI in 2013.
No. of century partnerships between Kohli & de Villiers in this IPL - most by a pair in a season. Dhawan-Gambhir (2008) and Gayle-Kohli (2012) had 3.
No. of 50+ scores for AB de Villiers in this IPL - most by him in an IPL season. He had scored a century and 3 fifties in 2009 IPL.
No. of players who have completed 3000 runs in IPL. AB de Villiers became the latest to join the list. He is the 3rd overseas batsman after Gayle and Warner.
Average opening stand between Kohli and Rahul in this IPL - 258 runs in 5 inns. Other pairs have averaged just 8.16 - 49 runs in 6 inns.
No. of consecutive single-digit scores for Gayle in T20s since his 100* vs Eng in WT20. He never had more than 3 such scores in a row before this.
No. of matches Suresh Raina missed in his IPL career, before this match. He played all the 132 matches of CSK and 11 of GL before missing out today.