Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai
Quick Stats: Match 18 - Mumbai Indians vs Sydney Sixers
Malinga back to the top of wicket-taking charts
65.15 Sachin Tendulkar’s dot-percentage in the tournament (he could not score a run off 43 out of the 66 balls he faced) – highest for any batsman in a single CLT20 tournament having faced at least 50 balls. Somerset’s Justin Langer had a dot-percentage of 64.29 in the 2009 edition.
30 Mumbai Indians’ score after the first six overs – lowest powerplay score for any side in CLT20 2012 that did not lose a wicket!
24 Number of wickets taken by Lasith Malinga in CLT20 - most by any bowler. He was earlier on par with Doug Bollinger with 22 wickets.
11 Number of wickets taken by Mitchell Starc in this edition – most by any bowler. He went ahead of Auckland’s Azhar Mahmood’s tally of 10 wickets.
6 Number of Indian bowlers to take 100 wickets in Twenty20s. Harbhajan Singh joined
Irfan Pathan (117), Amit Mishra (112), RP Singh (106), Pragyan Ojha (101) and R Ashwin (100). Incidentally, Harbhajan is the slowest among the Indians to reach this milestone, taking 121 matches to do so.