Bangalore: Following are the statistical highlights of the CLT20 semi-final match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and New South Wales in Bangalore.
# NSW (203/2) have recorded their highest total in Twenty20, bettering the 201 for two against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4, 2011.
# David Warner (123 off 68 balls) became the first batsman to register two centuries in the present competition.
# Warner is the first batsman to post two hundreds for New South Wales in Twenty20. He had made 135 not out off 69 balls against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4, 2011.
# Warner is the first batsman to register back to back hundreds in Twenty20.
# Warner is the top run-scorer in the 2011-12 edition of the Champions League Twenty20 - 328 in five matches at an average of 109.33, including two hundreds.
# Warner has become the first batsman to aggregate 300 runs or more in a competition in the CL T20, obliterating Murali Vijay's 294 (ave.49.00) in six matches for Chennai in 2010-11.
# Warner has established a record for most sixes (11) in an innings in the Champions League Twenty20, obliterating the 9 by Kieron Pollard during his innings of 72 not out off 30 balls for Mumbai against Guyana at Durban on September 16, 2010.
# Warner has recorded 27 sixes - a tally exceeded only by Kieron Pollard (31) in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Warner is the first batsman to register 500 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 - 535 (ave.59.44) in eleven matches.
# Warner is the only batsman to post two hundreds in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Ian Harvey, Chris Gayle, Adam Gilchrist, Brendon McCullum and David Warner now jointly share a record for most hundreds (three) in Twenty20.
# Warner and Daniel Smith were involved in a stand of 146 for the second wicket - NSW's highest in the Champions League Twenty20, bettering the 101 between Warner and Steven Smith against Chennai Super Kings at Chennai on October 4, 2011.
# The aforesaid stand is New South Wales' highest for any wicket in Twenty20, obliterating the 121 for the first wicket between Warner and Phillip Hughes against Trinidad & Tobago at Uppal on October 16, 2009.
# Daniel Smith (62 off 42 balls) has recorded his first fifty for NSW in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Dirk Nannes (4-0-51-0) is averaging 198.00 in the present competition - one wicket in five games - the strike rate being 114.0
# Fourteen sixes were recorded in New South Wales' total - a record for NSW in the Champions League Twenty20/Twenty20.
# Bangalore became the first team to successfully chase 200 in successive games.
# Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle have ensured a place in the final for their team in the Champions League Twenty20, 2011-12
# Virat Kohli has posted his second fifty in the Champions League Twenty20. His excellent match-winning unbeaten innings of 84 off 49 balls is his highest in Twenty20.
# Kohli's tally of 413 (ave.41.30) in 14 games is the second highest in the Champions League Twenty20, next only to David Warner's (535)
# Kohli has received his fifth Man of the Match award in Twenty20.
# Kohli, during the course of his tenth fifty, has completed his 2,000 runs in Twenty20 - 2030 at an average of 31.23 in 87 matches.
# Chris Gayle has posted his 50 off 20 balls - the second quickest in the Champions League Twenty20 - the quickest being Kieron Pollard's 18-ball fifty for Trinidad and Tobago against NSW at Uppal on October 16, 2009.
# Gayle's tally of 24 sixes in the current tournament is the highest in a single edition of the Champions League Twenty20.
# Gayle has completed his 150 sixes (155) in Twenty20. Only David Hussey (167) and Ross Taylor(164) have recorded more sixes than Gayle.
# Dirk Nannes (4-0-51-0) has averaged 198.00 in the current competition, capturing one wicket in five matches - the strike rate being 114.0
# Twenty sixes were registered in the NSW-Bangalore game - a record in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Pat Cummins (4/45) has produced his second four-wicket haul in Twenty20. He is the first NSW bowler to take four wickets in an innings in the Champions League Twenty20.
# Gayle and Kohli were involved in a stand of 141 for the second wicket - Bangalore's highest for any wicket in Twenty20, outstripping the 126 (unbroken) between Jacques Kallis and Robin Uthappa for the second wicket against Mumbai at Johannesburg on May 3, 2009.