Match Day

690dThe Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

KXIP sweep UAE leg with fifth win

Royal Challengers Bangalore limped to 124 and Kings XI Punjab were in danger of failing to chase that middling total, before they hung on to win by five wickets

690dNandakumar Ganesh

Starc's crazy catches

The Australians in this IPL season seem to love challenging gravity

690dKanishkaa Balachandran

Gayle sizzles and fizzles

Plays of the day for the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab in Dubai

Hot streaks

8

Consecutive matches won by KXIP, the most in a row by any IPL side

One from the vault

18

Runs that Bailey scored off 27 balls against RCB in 2010 - the last time he batted in the IPL before this season

Remember when ...

38

No. of deliveries Miller took for his century against RCB in 2013, the last time a batsman hit a hundred against RCB

Mr. Miser

5.2

Chahal's economy in this IPL, only Sunil Narine has a better economy among spinners

RCB v openers

21

Number of innings since an opening pair added fifty or more against RCB. The last one was by Tendulkar and Ponting

The drought

0

No. of boundaries off the bat by RCB in the last five overs, the first time in the IPL they failed to score any

Foreign foe

7

The number of overseas batsmen Balaji has dismissed, out of his 8 wickets in this IPL so far. His only Indian wicket - Dhoni

Poor starts

3

No. of times RCB have lost 4 or more wickets in the Powerplay in all IPL matches - two of them in 3 days

Three-wicket taker

4

Number of times, in 7 IPL matches, that Sandeep Sharma has taken 3 wickets in an innings

Yuvraj v Johnson

12.67

Yuvraj's ODI average v Johnson - 76 runs in 132 balls, 6 dismissals

What can you do off 7 balls?

28

Most runs scored in a seven-ball innings in the IPL, by Albie Morkel v RCB. Gayle made 20 off 7 today

Should KXIP be worried?

566

Gayle's aggregate v Kings XI, the highest by any batsman v an opposition. Next-best - Gambhir's 520 v RCB

Gayle's favourite team?

566

Gayle's aggregate v Kings XI (avg 62.88, SR 167.95). His next highest against any team is 386, v Mumbai