While AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli played master-class innings for Bangalore, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja and Chris Morris stepped up for Chennai to clinch a thriller.
Chennai vs Bangalore: Statistical highlights
Story first published on: Sunday, 14 April 2013 00:34
# Chennai Super Kings have won eight (the most against any other side) and lost five out of 14 played against Bangalore (NR 1) - winning % 61.53.
# Chris Gayle has narrowly missed completing his 2000 runs at the IPL - his aggregate being 1999 at an average of 51.25 in 48 games.
# Virat Kohli is the second batsman this year to manage 200 runs - 256 at an average of 64.00. Dinesh Karthik was the first to accomplish the feat - 224 runs at an average of 56.00 in four games.
# Kohli (58 off 47 balls) has recorded his tenth fifty in the IPL.
# Virat is the first batsman to manage 400 runs against Chennai Super Kings at the IPL - 439 runs at an average of 39.90 in 14 games. Sachin Tendulkar has the next best tally against Chennai - 353 runs in leven innings at an average of 39.22.
# Morris (3/40) has produced his best bowling performance in the IPL.
# Abraham de Villiers (64 off 32 balls) has posted his ninth fifty - his tenth innings of 50-plus in the IPL.
# Kohli and de Villiers put on 82 for the third wicket- Bangalore's highest against Chennai at the IPL.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the second wicketkeeper to effect 50 dismissals at the IPL - 32 catches and 18 stumpings in 81 matches. Adam Gilchrist holds a record, having effected 56 dismissals.
# Dhoni, for the first time, has effected four dismissals in an IPL innings.
# Dhoni enjoys 60.00% success rate as captain at the IPL - 48 wins and 32 defeats out of 81 contested(NR 1).
# Suresh Raina took his run-aggregate to 2294 at an average of 33.24 in 84 matches, extending his record at the IPL.
# Ravi Rampaul (3/31) has produced his best bowling performance for Bangalore in his first game at the IPL.
# The top three six-hitters in the IPL 6 are - Chris Gayle (14), Rohit Sharma (10) and Virat Kohli (10).
# Vinay Kumar, with 8 wickets at 21.12 runs apiece, is the top wicket-taker after 16 games this year.
# Syed Mohammad (2/15) has produced his best bowling performance for Bangalore at the IPL.
# Ravindra Jadeja has received his second Man of the Match award at the IPL.
# Jadeja's 38 is his highest score against Bangalore at the IPL.