New Delhi: Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram stadiun in Chennai.
# Gautam Gambhir became the third batsman after Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag to post four fifties in the IPL 5.
# Gambhir's magnificent 63 off 52 balls is his 14th fifty in the IPL. He is the fourth batsman to register 14 innings of 50 or more in the IPL, joining Shaun Marsh, Virender Sehwag and Jacques Kallis.
# Gambhir has taken his runs' tally in the IPL to 1840 (ave.34.07) in 64 matches, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar's tally of 1817 (ave.38.65) in 56 matches. Only Suresh Raina (2010) has managed more runs than Gambhir in the IPL.
# Suresh Raina's tally of 197 (ave.21.88) in nine innings is the second highest after Plessis for Chennai in the IPL 5.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have won three and lost five out of eight contested against Chennai in the IPL - success % 37.50.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have become the second team after Delhi Daredevils (seven) to record six victories or more in the IPL 2012.
# Suresh Raina is the first batsman to make 2000 runs in the history of the IPL, aggregating 2010 at an average of 34.06 in 72 matches.
# Raina's superb 44 off 34 balls is his highest in nine innings for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2012.
# The five leading run-scorers in the IPL are - Rahane(416), Sehwag (372), Gambhir (365), Gayle (336) and Plessis (334).
# Sunil Narine, with 12 wickets at an average of 12.91 in seven matches, is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL 5 for Kolkata.
# Debabrata Das has got his first Man of the Match award in the IPL.