Chennai Super Kings once again registered a win against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens. A look at the statistical highlights.
# Chennai Super Kings have won seven out of eleven played against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL - winning % 63.63 (Lost four)
# Chennai Super Kings have won four out of five contested vs Kolkata at Eden Gardens, Kolkata - by 3 runs on May 18,2008, by 55 runs on March 16, 2010; by five wickets on May 14, 2012 and by four wickets on April 20, 2013.┬ Kolkata's only win┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ against Chennai at this venue is by 10 runs on May 7,2011.
# Hyderabad (5 wins), Rajasthan (4), Chennai (4) and Bangalore (4) are the top four teams with most wins in the IPL 2013.
# Delhi (6 defeats), Pune (4) and Kolkata (4) are the three teams with most defeats in the IPL 2013.
# Jacques Kallis, Manish Pandey and Amit Mishra, with eight ducks each, share a dubious distinction at the IPL.┬ Both share an IPL record for most ducks.
# Manoj Tiwary and Kallis, with four ducks each, share a record for most ducks for Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL.
# Kallis is averaging 13.50 at the IPL 2013 - 81 runs in six innings.
# Except Gambhir (260 at 43.33) and Morgan (163 at 32.60), no other batsman has managed an average of 22-plus for Kolkata at the IPL 2013.
# Ravindra Jadeja (3/20) has produced his best bowling performance against Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL.┬ The said performance is his best in the present competition.┬ With 36 not out off 14 balls, he became the first all-rounder to register 30 or more runs and capture three wickets in the same IPL game against Kolkata Knight Riders.
# Jadeja's strike rate of 257.14 is the highest by any batsman at the IPL 2013 (minimum qualification: 25)
# Ravichandran Ashwin, with 13 wickets at 14.30 runs apiece in eight games, is the leading Chennai bowler against Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL - the top two wicket-takers against Kolkata being RP Singh - 15 in nine games at 19.33 and and Vinay Kumar - 14 in eight games at 14.64.
# Dwayne Bravo is the first Chennai bowler to take 10 wickets at 16.00 runs apiece in six matches this IPL season, followed by 9 at 13.00 in five matches by Chris Morris.
# Suresh Raina is averaging just 17.00 at the IPL 2013 - 85 runs in five innings.
# The top two batsmen in terms of run-aggregate in the IPL overall are - Suresh Raina (2339) and Gautam Gambhir (2325).
# Despite his failure today, Raina is the top run-scorer for Chennai vs Kolkata at the IPL - his aggregate being 317 in nine innings at an average of 39.62, including three fifties.┬ Mahela Jayawardene is the only batsman to amass 400 runs against Chennai at the IPL - 446 (ave. 63.71) in eleven matches, including a hundred and three fifties.
# In terms of averages, Michael Hussey has the best record for Chennai at the IPL - his tally being 1175 at an average of 43.51┬ ┬ in 34 matches.
# Michael Hussey, with 217 runs at an average of 72.33 in five matches is the leading run-scorer for Chennai at the IPL 2013.
Story first published on: Saturday, 20 April 2013 19:51 IST