Day - 2 , 04-04-2013
Todays Match : RCB VS MI @ 8.00 PM
Venue - Bangalore
- KKR beats DD in the inaugural match held at Kolkata. Sunil Narine was the Man of the match with a fantastic bowling figures of 4-0-13-4. This is the 3rd time Sunil Narine taking 4 or more wicket in an IPL match.
- Both the Skippers Mahela Jayawardhana & Gautam Gambhir were the leading run getters for their respective teams.
- Under 19 captain of India, Unmukth Chand was out in the very first ball of the match. In the IPL matches held so far this is the 13th time a batsman is out in the first ball of the match.
- RCB key player Chris Gayle is having the batting average of 50.69, being the most by any batsman in IPL. He bagged the Orange cap in the 2012 season by scoring total 733 runs which included 59 sixes.
- Virat Kohli will be leading RCB as a captain for the first time. Kohli has scored 364 runs in the 2012 season with 2 half centuries.
- Lasith Malinga the 3rd highest wicket taker in the 2012 season will not be playing today's match due to sore back.