Statistical highlights: Chennai vs Mumbai
Chennai: Statistical highlights of the first IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at the M Chidambaram Stadium here.
Richard Levi (50 off 35 balls) has posted his first fifty at the IPL -- his seventh in Twenty20.
Levi`s strike rate of 150.56 in Twenty30 is simply outstanding. Levi, on his IPL debut, has received the Man of the Match award.
Rohit Sharma has posted his sixth duck in Twenty20 -- his second at the IPL.
Both Subramaniam Badrinath and Suresh Raina have represented in 63 games each at the IPL, sharing a record for most games. Both have appeared for Chennai Super Kings at the IPL, without missing a single match.
Suresh Raina (36 off 26 balls) has top-scored for the Super Kings, extending his record for the highest run-aggregate at the IPL to 1849 at an average of 36.25 in 63 matches.
Raina has registered 79 sixes at the IPL. Only Adam Gilchrist has recorded more sixes (82) than Raina.
Chennai Super Kings (112) have posted their lowest total against Mumbai Indians at the IPL, eclipsing the 146 for seven at Cape Town on April 18, 2009.
Chennai`s above score is their second lowest completed innings total at the IPL -- the lowest being 109 against Rajasthan at Jaipur on May 4, 2008.
Rohit Sharma is the second fielder to take 30 catches at the IPL -- a tally bettered only by Suresh Raina (31).
Mumbai Indians` win is their second largest in terms of wickets over Chennai at the IPL, next only to the nine-wicket win at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 14, 2008.
Pragyan Ojha (2/17) has taken his tally of wickets to 62 at 21.69 runs apiece in 55 matches at the IPL. Only Rudra Pratap Singh -- 64 (ave.24.59) in 56 matches and Lasith Malinga -- 63 (ave.16.61) in 43 matches -- have taken more wickets than Ojha.
Ojha`s bowling average in Twenty20 is superb, taking 93 wickets at 18.89 runs apiece in 73 games.