Statistical highlights: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
Bangalore: Statistical highlights of the eliminator match of the Indian Premier League between Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians here.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has recorded a half-century and effected three dismissals in an innings in the same IPL match for the first time.
Kumar Sangakkara and Adam Gilchrist have registered the above `double` twice each in the IPL. Parthiv Patel, Dinesh Karthik and Dhoni have achieved the distinction once each.
Dhoni`s brilliant strike rate of 255.00 is the second highest in the present competition (minimum qualification 50). Only AB de Villiers has recorded a better strike rate of 256.52 in the present tournament while posting 59 not out off 23 balls for Bangalore against Rajasthan at Jaipur on April 23.
Dhoni (51 off 20 balls) has recorded his first fifty in the present tournament -- his ninth overall in the IPL.
Dhoni has been adjudged the Man-of-the-Match for the seventh time in the IPL.
Dhoni took 20 balls for his half-century -- the fastest by a Chennai batsman in the IPL.
Dhoni, tally of 1745 runs at an average of 37.12 in 76 matches for Chennai Super Kings, is a record as captain in the IPL, overtaking Sachin Tendulkar`s tally of 1723 (ave.40.07) in 51 games for Mumbai Indians.
Dhawal Kulkarni has bowled quite well to take six wickets in two games at an average of 10.66 for Mumbai Indians in the IPL 5.
Rohit Sharma, with 42 catches, has established a fielding record in the IPL history -- the next highest is Suresh Raina`s 41.
Michael Hussey (49 off 39 balls) took his run-aggregate in the IPL to 884 at an average of 40.18 in 27 games, including a hundred and five fifties.
Malinga could bag only two wickets in his last six games in the IPL 5.
Dhoni and Bravo were associated in a match-winning stand of 73 (unbroken) for the sixth wicket, emulating a partnership record for Chennai in the IPL. Hussey and Badrinath had added 73 (unbroken) against Punjab at Mohali on April 19, 2008.
Rohit Sharma (433), Ambati Rayudu (333) and Tendulkar (324) are the three batsmen to have managed 300 runs or more for Mumbai Indians in the IPL 5.
Harbhajan Singh has bagged only six wickets in 17 matches at an average of 64.00 in the present tournament -- his strike rate being 54.0.
Dwayne Smith`s batting average of 39.25 (157 in six innings, twice not out) is the best by a Mumbai player in the IPL 2012. (Minimum 100 runs).
Chennai`s splendid 38-run triumph their largest by runs margin over Mumbai in the IPL.
Chennai have won five games and lost six out of eleven played against the Mumbai Indians in the IPL -- winning % 45.45.
Chennai`s 187 for five is their second highest total against Mumbai in the IPL, next only to the 208 for five at Chepauk, Chennai on April 23, 2008.
Kieron Pollard (199) is one short of 200 sixes in Twenty20.