• BATSMEN
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    6.4 the legspinner has struck big first over, Gayle has swung this flat and pitched up delivery off his pad straight to Sammy at deep midwicket 38/3
    1.1 Bhuvneshwar strikes first ball, he bowls it on a good length around off, it is swinging away a bit, Parthiv drives at it without much feet, and plays on 5/1
    1.6 they have the big one, Bhuvneshwar ends a superb over on a high, this was much shorter than the length he had been bowling, it swung away, Kohli saw some width to cut, and nicked it through to the keeper 6/2
    10.1 loud, long appeal for leg-before, Karn tosses it up full on the stumps, Rossouw tries the reverse sweep, misses and is struck right in front 59/4
    not out
    89
    68
    41
    6
    8
    217.07
    14.3 Yuvraj is gone now, he's swept it to deep backward square leg, Henriques the substitute is there in the deep, he steadies himself at the edge of the rope and takes it over his head 95/5
    19.1 Starc forces the length ball to mid off, but is found well short on the direct hit 152/6
    not out
    1
    3
    2
    0
    0
    50.00
    Extras
    5 (lb 1, w 4)
    TOTAL
    158/6 (19.5 Overs, RR: 7.96)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (PA Patel, 1.1 ov), 2-6 (V Kohli, 1.6 ov), 3-38 (CH Gayle, 6.4 ov), 4-59 (RR Rossouw, 10.1 ov), 5-95 (Yuvraj Singh, 14.3 ov), 6-152 (MA Starc, 19.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    DW Steyn4.003909.75113310
    B Kumar4.001624.00183010
    I Sharma3.0035011.6662310
    KV Sharma4.001734.25140100
    IK Pathan2.502508.8271210
    DJG Sammy2.0025012.5032200

Match Notes

Bowled Bhuvi

2-16

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's figures today were his third most economical in the IPL

AB v Steyn

23

Runs hit off six Steyn deliveries by AB at the same venue in 2012, the most scored in a Steyn over in the IPL

Fast finisher

208

AB's IPL strike rate in the last five overs of an innings. Among batsmen with min. 100 runs, only Gayle is faster

Sammy v AB

2

No. of times Sammy had dismissed AB in five deliveries in all T20s before today, conceded only three runs

Better batting first?

113.60

AB's strike rate in IPL chases, avg 26.53; as opposed to a strike rate of 151 and avg of 43 batting first

AB v Ishant

6

Number of runs scored by AB de Villiers off 12 balls from Ishant in the IPL before this match

Bhuvi v Gayle

4

No. of times Bhuvneshwar has got Gayle in 81 balls in all internationals. He is yet to dismiss him from 37 balls in IPL

Duck stats

2

No. of ducks for Kohli in six IPL games in 2014. He had two from 131 T20 innings before this season

Gayle v Sunrisers

188.6

Gayle's strike-rate against current Sunrisers bowlers - 264 runs in 140 balls, three dismissals

A tough task

156

That's the lowest total successfully defended (by RCB v Mumbai) at this venue. For a visiting team it is 165.

A terrific finish

5

Runs conceded in that last over, from Starc, the least given away in the 20th over at this venue

Slower than usual

43

No. of balls taken by Warner for his fifty today, the second slowest of his 13 IPL fifties

Death-over stats

3873

Runs Warner scored in the last five overs before today in all T20s, only Gayle (5310) has scored more