# Pune Warriors (182/6) have posted their highest total against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, eclipsing the 155 for six at Bangalore on April 29, 2011.
# Pune's above total is their second highest, next only to the 187 for five against Delhi Daredevils at Mumbai on April 17, 2011.
# Bangalore have posted fourteen sixes in their total of 186 for four - their highest in an innings in IPL, eclipsing the 13 against Punjab at Bangalore on March 16, 2010.
# Gayle's majestic 81 is his seventh fifty in the IPL.
# Gayle has received the Man of the Match for the 17th time - the second best tally in Twenty20, next only to 18 by Brad Hodge
# Gayle's average of 43.92 is impressive - 1230 runs, including two centuries, in 32 matches.
# Gayle hit five sixes off consecutive balls off Rahul Sharma - the first batsman to do so in the same over in IPL.Â Gayle (Kolkata) had posted four successive sixes off Punjab's Ravi Bopara in the same over (33 runs) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 4, 2010.
# Royal Challengers Bangalore have recorded wins in both their games against Pune Warriors at the IPL.
# Royal Challengers Bangalore have posted their second win in five matches in the present competition.
# Pune Warriors have won three and lost two out of five contested in the IPL 5.
# Bangalore (186 for four) have recorded their highest total against Pune Warriors and their fourth highest overall in the IPL.
# Jesse Ryder and Robin Uthappa have set an opening partnership record (63) for Pune, surpassing the 55 between Jesse Ryder and Manish Pandey against Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad on May 10, 2011.
# Robin Uthappa's splendid 70 off 45 balls is the second highest individual innings for Pune in the IPL, next only to the 73 not out by Jesse Ryder against Chennai Super Kings at Pune on April 14, 2012.
# Uthappa's above innings is his highest in the IPL - his fifth fifty overall in the IPL.
# Chris Gayle (81 off 48 balls) has registered the highest innings for Bangalore in the present tournament.
# Gayle has recorded eight sixes - the most by a batsman in an innings in the IPL 5.Â He has eclipsed his six sixes against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on April 12.
# Gayle's tally of 15 sixes in four matches in the present competition is the highest.
# Gayle's overall sixes tally is 85 in 32 matches - the most by a batsman in the IPL, eclipsing the 83 hit by Adam Gilchrist in 64 matches.
Royal Challengers Bangalore win by 6 wickets
RCB finally end on the right side of a last baller, they really needed that to get their season going. Gayle (81). S Tiwary (36*) & de Villiers (33*) chasing down 183 on the very last ball. Hard on Pune who played brilliantly, just some extraordinary shot making from RCB when it mattered.