Statistical highlights of the fifth IPL match between Chennai Super Kings vs Bangalore Royal Challengers on Monday. Parthiv Patel and Matthew Hayden were associated in a stand of 106 - Chennai Super Kings' best ever for the first wicket in the IPL, obliterating the 66 between the same pair against Kolkata Knight Riders at Chennai on April 26,2008.
Chennai Super Kings (179 for five) recorded the best total in the 2008-09 edition, eclipsing the 165 for 7 by Mumbai Indians against Chennai Super Kings at Cape Town on April 18,2009.
Chennai's aforesaid total is their highest against Bangalore, eclipsing the 178 for five at Bangalore on April 28,2008.
Hayden (65 off 35 balls) posted his third IPL fifty.
Hayden (22 balls) registered the second fastest fifty in the IPL - the fastest being by Yusuf Pathan - 21-ball fifty for Rajasthan against Hyderabad at Hyderabad on April 24,2008.
Muttiah Muralitharan (3/11) has recorded his best bowling figures in the IPL, outstripping the 2 for 39 against Rajasthan at Mumbai on June 1,2008.
Muralitharan has been adjudged the MOM for the first time in the IPL.
Chennai Super Kings' victory by 92 runs is their biggest in terms of runs, outstripping their 33-run win over Kings XI Punjab at Mohali on April 19, 2008.
Chennai posted their second win in three games over Bangalore.
Bangalore Royal Challengers' 87 is their second lowest score in the IPL. Against Kolkata Knight Riders at Bangalore, they had made 82 in the first edition of the IPL.
Chennai Super Kings' 92-run triumph is the third biggest in terms of runs in the IPL.