Following are the statistical highlights of the CLT20 semi-final match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and New South Wales in Bangalore.
# NSW (203/2) have recorded their highest total in the Champions League Twenty20, bettering the 201 for two against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4, 2011.
# The aforesaid two totals are New South Wales’ only ones of 200-plus in Twenty20.
# David Warner (123 off 68 balls) became the first batsman to register two centuries in the present competition.
# Warner is the first batsman to posttwo hundreds for New South Wales in Twenty20. He had made 135 not out off 69 balls against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4,2011.
# Warner is the first batsman to register back to back hundreds in Twenty20.
# Warner is the top run-scorer in the2011-12 edition of the Champions League Twenty20 – 328 in five matches at an average of 109.33, including two hundreds.
# Warner has become the first batsman to aggregate 300 runs or more in a competition in the CL T20, obliterating Murali Vijay’s 294 (ave.49.00) in six matches for Chennai in 2010-11.
# Warner has established a record for most sixes (11) in an innings in the Champions League Twenty20, obliterating the 9 by Kieron Pollard during his innings of 72 not out off 30 balls for Mumbai against Guyana at Durban on September 16, 2010.
# Warner has recorded 27 sixes – a tally exceeded only by Kieron Pollard (31) in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Warner is the first batsman to register 500 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 – 535 (ave.59.44) in eleven matches.
# Warner is the only batsman to post two hundreds in the ChampionsLeague Twenty20.
# Ian Harvey, Chris Gayle, Adam Gilchrist, Brendon McCullum and David Warner now jointly share a record for most hundreds (three) in Twenty20.
# Warner and Daniel Smith were involved in a stand of 146 for the second wicket – NSW’s highest in the Champions League Twenty20, bettering the 101 between Warner and Steven Smith against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4,2011.
# The aforesaid stand is New South Wales’ highest for any wicket in Twenty20, obliterating the 121 for the first wicket between Warner and Phillip Hughes against Trinidad& Tobago at Uppal on October 16, 2009.
# Daniel Smith (62 off 42 balls) has recorded his first fifty for NSW in theChampions League Twenty20.
# Dirk Nannes (4-0-51-0) is averaging 198.00 in the present competition – one wicket in five games – the strike rate being 114.0
# Fourteen sixes were recorded in New South Wales’ total – a record for NSW in the Champions League Twenty20/Twenty20.
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