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.