Statistical highlights: Warriors vs Chennai Super Kings

<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src='' class='caption'> Statistical highlights of the Champions League T20 final match between Chennai Super Kings and Warriors on Sunday.

Updated: September 27, 2010 16:58 IST
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Statistical highlights of the Champions League T20 final match between Chennai Super Kings and Warriors on Sunday.
# Muttiah Muralitharan (3/16) has bowled an outstanding spell, becoming the first bowler to complete 50 wickets for Chennai in Twenty20 - 52 at an average of 21.65 in 46 matches.
# Among the bowlers with 10 wickets or more in a tournament (Airtel Champions League), Muralitharan's average of 11.00 is the best.
# Michael Hussey's superb unbeaten 51 off 46 balls is his second fifty in the Champions League in four innings - his seventh overall in Twenty20.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1124) has overtaken Matthew Hayden's run-aggregate of 1117, moving to the second place in the list of top run-scorers for Chennai in Twenty20. Suresh Raina heads the table with 1578 runs.
# Chennai Super Kings have become the first Indian side to win the Grand Final of the Airtel Champions League, defeating Warriors by eight wickets.
# New South Wales had defeated Trinidad & Tobago by 41 runs last year.
# Warriors have lost only two games - both to Chennai - and won four out of six contested in the competition.
# Chennai's well-deserved eight-wicket triumph is their largest in terms of wickets outside India in Twenty20.
# Davy Jacobs (34 off 21 balls) took his runs' tally in the Champions League 2010 to 286 at an average of 47.66 in six games - a tally overtaken by Murali Vijay - 294 at an average of 49.00 in six games, a record in the Champions League.
# Ravichandran Ashwin has rightly been named the Player of the series for taking 13 at 11.69 runs apiece - a record in the Champions League, surpassing Dwayne Bravo's tally of 12 wickets (ave.15.83) in six games in 2009-10..
# Murali Vijay (58 off 53 balls) is the third batsman to post three fifties in the Airtel Champions League 2010, joining Michael Klinger and Davy Jacobs.
# Vijay's aforesaid half-century is his sixth in Twenty20. 
# Murali Vijay has received the Man of the Match award.
# Michael Hussey and Vijay were involved in a stand of 103 - Chennai's second best for the first wicket, next only to the 106 between Matthew Hayden and Parthiv Patel against Bangalore in the IPL at Port Elizabeth on April 20, 2009.

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