58 Royal Challengers Bangalore bundled out Rajasthan Royals for the lowest total in the IPL history. It was also the second lowest total in any twenty20 game.
13 Number of sixes hit in two matches on the opening day. Brendon McCullum had hit as many on his own on the opening day of the 2008 edition!
5 Anil Kumble became only the second bowler to take five wickets in an IPL game after Sohail Tanvir, who captured 6 for 14 for Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings at Jaipur in 2008.
3 Sachin Tendulkar became only the third batsman to carry his bat for full 20 overs in an IPL game after Brendon McCullum (158*) and Graeme Smith (75*) in 2008.
1 The only maiden in the two matches on the opening day was bowled by Anil Kumble. It was in fact a double-wicket maiden.