CLT20 final stats: Mumbai Indians' Harbhajan Singh reserved his best for the last
India offspinner Harbhajan Singh turned out to be the hero for the Mumbai Indians in the final of the Champions League 2013 by picking up four wickets against the Rajasthan Royals in a winning cause on Sunday.
India offspinner Harbhajan Singh turned out to be the hero for the Mumbai Indians in the final of the Champions League 2013 by picking up four wickets against the Rajasthan Royals in a winning cause on Sunday. Here are the statistical highlights from the final, held at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi:
# Mumbai Indians have accomplished the double of clinching both the titles - IPL and CLT20 - this year - the second team to achieve the feat in the same year - the first being Chennai Super Kings in 2010.
# Mumbai Indians have become the first team to have won the CLT20 twice - in 2011 and 2013.
# Under Rohit Sharma's captaincy, Mumbai Indians enjoy 80% success rate - four wins out of five - all in 2013.
# Rajasthan Royals, after winning the first five games, have lost their first CLT20 encounter.
# Mumbai (202/6) have recorded their highest innings total in the CLT20, obliterating the 184 for four vs Guyana at Durban on September 16, 2010.
# Mumbai's aforesaid total is the highest by any team in the Grand Final of the CLT20, outstripping the 159 for nine by NSW vs T & T at Hyderabad on October 23, 2009.
# Mumbai's 202 for six is the first total of 200 or more in the CLT20 without a batsman scoring a fifty.Â The previous highest was Eagles' 189 for five vs T&T at Hyderabad on October 18, 2009.
# Harbhajan (4/32) has produced his first four-wicket haul in the CLT20 2013. His figures are the best by a Mumbai bowler in the CLT20 2013.
# Harbhajan became the first bowler to capture four wickets in a Grand Final of the CLT20.
# Harbhajan got his seventh Man of the Match award in Twenty20.
# Pravin Tambe has captured 12 wickets at 6.50 runs apiece in five matches - the most by a bowler in the CLT20 2013.Â Sunil Narine, with eleven wickets at 7.81 runs apiece in five matches for T&T, has the next best tally.
# Kieron Pollard took his tally to 592 at an average of 31.15 in fifteen matches - the most by a Mumbai batsman in the CLT20 - the second highest overall, next only to Suresh Raina's 608 (ave.33.77) in 19 matches.
# Dwayne Smith has top-scored for Mumbai Indians in the present competition - his tally being 223 (ave.55.75) in five matches.
# Smith is the first Mumbai fielder to take three catches in a CLT20 game.
# Rohit Sharma has completed his 4,000 runs in Twenty20 - his aggregate being 4015 (ave.32.64) in 164 matches.Â He is the ninth batsman and the second Indian after Suresh Raina (4275) to accomplish the feat in Twenty20.
# Glenn Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik were involved in a stand of 41 for the sixth wicket - Mumbai's highest in the match.
# Maxwell's 37 off 14 balls is his highest score for Mumbai Indians in the CLT20.
# Pollard's tally of 45 sixes is a new record in the CLT20.
# Ajinkya Rahane, with 288 runs at an average of 57.60 in six matches, is the leading run-getter in the CLT20 2013.
# Rahane is the first batsman to register four fifties in the CLT20 2013. In fact, he is the first and only batsman to post four fifties in a single edition of the CLT20.
# Rahane's 65 off 47 balls is his 17th fifty in Twenty20.
# Sanju Samson (60 off 33 balls) has posted his fourth fifty in Twenty20 - his third in CLT20 2013.
# Kieron Pollard (3/31) has registered his best bowling figures in the CLT20 2013.
# Dwayne Smith has received the Player of the Series award for amassing 223 runs at an average of 55.75 in five matches.