Chennai vs Delhi - Statistical highlights:
# Chennai Super Kings became the first team to have won 50 games in the IPL out of 86 played (Lost 34, Tied 1 & NR 1) - winning % 59.41.
# Delhi Daredevils have played eight games without a win between May 22, 2012 and April 18, 2013 - their worst record in the IPL. Their tally includes six successive games in the present competition.
# Delhi Daredevils (83) have recorded their lowest total at the IPL - their previous lowest being 87 against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 30, 2008.
# Chennai Super Kings, with their 86-run win, have emulated their previous biggest win over Delhi Daredevils at the IPL. They had won by the same margin against Delhi at Chepauk on May 25, 2012.
# Overall, the aforesaid defeat is Delhi's joint-third largest at the IPL - the two biggest being - the 105-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 30, 2008 and the 98-run loss to Mumbai Indians at Feroz Shah Kotla on March 17, 2010.
# Delhi Daredevils became the second team after Deccan Chargers (46) to have lost 40 games or more at the IPL.
# Michael Hussey has managed 177 runs at an average of 88.50 in four matches - the only Chennai batsman to amass 150 or more in the IPL 2013. He is the only Chennai batsman to register two fifties in the present competition.
# Hussey's unbeaten 65 off 50 balls is first fifty in five innings against Delhi Daredevils at the IPL.
# Hussey has received his seventh Man of the Match award in the IPL - his 13th in Twenty20.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni's tally of 138 runs at an average of 34.50 in five matches, including a fifty, has the next best aggregate for Chennai in the present competition.
# Dhoni's tally of six sixes is the most by a Chennai batsman in the IPL 2013.
# Dhoni has completed his 3000 runs in Twenty20 - 3036 at an average of 34.50 in 144 matches.
# Suresh Raina took his run-aggregate in the IPL to 2332 at an average of 32.84 in 86 matches - 32 more than Gautam Gambhir.
# Murali Vijay is averaging 24.75 in five matches at the IPL 2013 - his tally being 99, including a fifty.
# Vijay, with 259 runs at an average of 43.16 in eight matches, holds a record by a Chennai player against Delhi Daredevils at the IPL. Suresh Raina, with 257 runs at an average of 28.55 in eleven games, has the next best tally.
# Rohit Sharma, with 376 runs at an average of 41.77 in twelve matches, is the top run-getter against Delhi Daredevils at the IPL.
# Dhoni and Hussey were involved in a third-wicket stand of 74 - Chennai's second highest against Delhi at the IPL - the highest being 78 between Hayden and Raina at Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi on March 19, 2010.
# Mohit Sharma (3/10), playing in his second game, has produced his best bowling performance in Twenty20.
# Virender Sehwag's aggregate of 1933 (ave.29.73) in 69 matches is the eighth highest in the IPL.
# Dwayne Bravo became the first Chennai fielder to take three catches in an innings twice in the IPL - once each against Punjab and Delhi. He is the first fielder to accomplish the feat twice in the present edition of the IPL.
# Bravo, with eight catches in five matches, is the leading fielder in the IPL 2013.
# Bravo, with 9 wickets at 16.22 runs apiece, is the leading wicket-taker for Chennai in the IPL 2013.
# Suresh Raina, with 44 catches in 86 matches, has overtaken Rohit Sharma's tally of 43 catches in 83 matches, establishing an IPL record.
# Kedar Jadhav (31) has posted his second highest score in the IPL, next only to the 50 not out against Bangalore at Bangalore on March 25, 2010.
Story first published on: Thursday, 18 April 2013 22:12 IST