Royal Challengers Bangalore openers scored 27 runs in the first over, the most from an opening over in history of IPL, off Mumbai Indians bowler Abu Nechim in their IPL 4 encounter in Chennai on May 27, 2011.
Chris Gayle and Adam Gilchrist have the heighest tally of nine sixes in a single IPL match.
Chris Gayle and Adam Gilchrist eash have recorded 2 centuries each in IPL.
With 32 sixes in 7 matches so far in IPL 4, RCB’s Chris Gayle has slammed highest number of sixes in any edition of IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore became the first team to register seven wins in a row in the fourth edition of IPL, eclipsing the previous best record of 6 each by Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in 2008.
Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the absence of injured Daniel Vettori and the 22-year-old Indian became the youngest captain to lead an IPL side thus far.
Chris Gayle hammered 37 runs (6, 6+1nb, 4, 4, 6, 6, 4) in one over of KTK’s Prasanth Parameswaran to set an IPL record for the most runs in an over during the IPL 4 match between RCB and KTK in Bangalore on May 8, 2011.
Chris Gayle and Tillakaratne Dilshan were associated in a partnership of 123 for the first wicket - Bangalore’s highest in the IPL, surpassing the 93 (unbroken) between Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey against Rajasthan in 2010.
Royal Challengers’ Manish Pandey became the first Indian to score a century in IPL when he scored an unbeaten 114 off 73 balls against Deccan Chargers at SuperSport Park, Centurion.