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RPS vs GL: Twitter reacts to Ben Stokes Masterclass as Records Tumble

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Rising Pune Supergiant defeated Gujarat Lions in a thriller at Pune as Ben Stokes stood out to be the Star Performer. He seemed to be a lone chaser as he scored his maiden IPL century with a 103 off 63 balls which included 7 fours and 6 sixes. He took Pune across the line single handedly and justified his 14.5 crore tag with his all round performance.

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Here are some stats from the Clash between Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions:

1- Pradeep Sangwan is the first bowler to take 2 wickets in the first over of the innings this IPL.

103*- This is highest score by a batsman at number 5 or below in IPL.

 

2- Ben Stokes is the second player to win 3 Man of the Match award on debut IPL season

Most Man of the Match awards in debut IPL season:
#5 S Marsh (2008)
#4 S Watson/ Y Pathan (2008)
#3 S Narine (2012)/ B STOKES (2017)

61- The balls taken by Stokes to reach his hundred is the second most by a player in run chases in IPL.

64- Kevin Pietersen v DC, Delhi, 2012

61-Lendl Simmons v KXIP, Mohali, 2014

61- Ben Stokes

 

 

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