Stats: Jonny Bairstow and David Warner power SRH to a record IPL total against RCB
Here are the stats and numbers that were recorded by Jonny Bairstow and David Warner with their hundreds.
Updated - Mar 31, 2019 11:17 pm
The Sunrisers Hyderabad’s new opening pair of Jonny Bairstow and David Warner is setting new records in the ongoing season. Bairstow, making his IPL debut, smashed a brilliant 114 in their 3rd game against RCB. Warner, on his comeback to the IPL, scored his 3rd consecutive fifty and converted into a century this time. The duo shared a record partnership of 185 runs for the first wicket that helped them to finish with their highest total of 231/2.
Here are the stats and numbers that were recorded by Jonny Bairstow and David Warner with their hundreds:
1 – David Warner and Jonny Bairstow became the first pair in the history of the IPL to share three consecutive century partnerships. The duo added 118 and 110 runs in the first two matches of the season respectively against the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Rajasthan Royals.
2 – Only the 2nd time two batsmen scored centuries in the same innings of an IPL game. Overall, Bairstow-Warner pair became the 2nd opening pair and the 4th to score centuries in the same innings of a Twenty20 match.
4 – Number of IPL centuries on Warner’s name; the joint 2nd most by any player. Chris Gayle leads the list with six hundreds while Virat Kohli and Shane Watson also have four tons apiece.
7 – Warner now has seven centuries in the Twenty20 format; the joint 2nd most by any player. Chris Gayle, with 21, has scored 14 tons more than any other player in T20s. Warner shares the 2nd spot with Michael Klinger, Luke Wright and Brendon McCullum.
114 – With his 114-run knock, Jonny Bairstow became only the 2nd player to score a century for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. David Warner scored 126 during the 2017 edition against the KKR also in Hyderabad.
114 – Bairstow’s 114 is the highest individual score by an England player in the IPL. Both Kevin Pietersen and Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 103 during the 2012 and 2017 seasons respectively.
185 – The 185-run partnership between Warner and Bairstow is the highest opening stand in the IPL. The duo surpassed the record held by KKR pair of Chris Lynn and Gautam Gambhir with an unbeaten 184-run stand while chasing against Gujarat Lions in 2017.
185 – This 185-run stand is also the highest for any wicket in the IPL for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Warner-Bairstow pair surpassed the unbeaten 176-run partnership for the 2nd wicket by Kane Williamson and Shikhar Dhawan during the previous edition against Delhi Daredevils.
231/2 – The total of 231/2 by Sunrisers Hyderabad in this game is their highest ever in the IPL. Their previous biggest IPL total was 209/3 against the Knight Riders during the 2017 edition. This is also the 2nd highest total by any team against RCB behind 232/2 by Kings XI Punjab in Dharamsala during the 2011 edition.