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.