CSK vs KKR: Statistical highlights

Last Updated: Apr 09, 2011, 11:24 AM IST

Chennai: Statistical highlights of the fourth Indian Premier League opener between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders here.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for the second time in an IPL game, has stumped three batsmen. He had first achieved the feat against Kolkata at Chepauk, Chennai on April 13, 2010.
  • Suresh Raina has extended his record for the highest runs` tally in the IPL to 1408 at an average of 38.05, including nine fifties, in 47 games.
  • The next two in terms of run-aggregates are Adam Gilchrist (1220) and Jacques Kallis (1186).
  • Srikkanth Anirudha (64 off 55 balls) has posted his first fifty for Chennai in the IPL - his fourth in Twenty20.
  • Anirudha has been adjudged the MOM for the first time in the IPL.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with thirteen stumpings overall in the IPL, has equalled the feats of Adam Gilchrist and Dinesh Karthik.
  • In the course of his 54 off 42 balls, Kallis has completed his 2,000 runs in Twenty20, amassing 2032 at an average of 35.03 in 68 matches, including eighteen fifties.
  • Manoj Tiwary, in the course of his 27 off 15 balls, has completed his 1,000 runs in Twenty20, amassing 1018 at an average of 30.84 in 46 matches.
  • Chennai`s exciting two-run victory is their smallest victory margin in the IPL, eclipsing the 3-run win over Kolkata at Kolkata on May 18, 2008.
  • Chennai have won 27 matches, lost 19 and tied one - winning % being 58.51 - the highest by any team in the IPL.
  • Chennai Super Kings have recorded their fifth victory in six matches against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
  • Dhoni`s run-aggregate of 1062 is exceeded only by Suresh Raina (1408) and Matthew Hayden (1107) for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
  • Jacques Kallis and Manvinder Bisla were associated in a partnership of 64 for the first wicket - Kolkata`s highest against Chennai in the IPL.
  • Kallis has extended his record for most half-centuries (11) in the IPL.