Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Jonny Bairstow slammed his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) hundred as he took Royal Challengers Bangalore to the cleaners during their clash in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Bairstow slammed 114 runs off 56 balls with seven sixes and12 fours before he was out to Yuzvendra Chahal. But before he became RCB'sfirst wicket of the day, the Englishman and David Warner had broken a plethoraof records during their first wicket partnership.
Bairstow and Warner set up a first wicket stand of 185 runs.It is an IPL record for the first wicket.
It is also the highest partnership for any wicket forSunrisers Hyderabad.
This is the third successive century partnership between Bairstowand Warner, a record. The duo previously added 118 runs against KKR and 110against RR.
However, it is sixth in the list of highest IPLpartnerships. It is a list dominated by RCB with the top two slots occupied byVirat Kohli and AB de Villiers with 229 and 215-run unbroken stands.
The RCB duo will need a similar effort if they are tooverhaul SRH's total.
Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore's young spinnerPrayas Ray Barman also created history when he took to the field againstSunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad onSunday.
At 16 years and 157 days, Barman became the youngstercricketer in the history of the competition to make his IPL debut. Barmansurpassed KXIP's Mujeeb ur Rahman's record, who had made his debut at 17 yearsand 11 days last season.