Mumbai kept their Champions League Twenty20 semi-final hopes alive after a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Highveld Lions in Jaipur on Friday. Chasing 141 for victory, Dwayne Smith's 47-ball 63 powered Mumbai home with 9 balls to spare. However Sachin Tendulkar's run-drought continued after he was bowled by Sohail Tanvir for five. The Master Blaster has now gone ten innings in Twenty20 cricket without a half-century. Following are the statistical highlights of the game between Mumbai and the Lions:
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# Mumbai Indians' seven-wicket win is their largest in the CLT20.
# Mumbai Indians have won seven and lost seven out of 16 contested in the CLT20 - winning % 50.00 (NR 2).
# Mumbai Indians have recorded their first win in three attempts over Lions in Twenty20. They had lost by 9 runs in 2010 and by 8 wickets in 2012 - both at Johannesburg.
# Sachin Tendulkar is averaging just 21.50 in ten games in the CLT20 - his aggregate being 215, including a fifty.
# Since posting 54 vs Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla on April 21, Tendulkar is without a fifty in ten innings in Twenty20.
# Dwayne Smith (63 not out off 57 balls) has posted his 19th fifty in Twenty20 - his first in the CLT20.
# Smith got his 13th Man of the Match award in Twenty20. (Mumbai vs Lions, as it happened)
# Kieron Pollard took his tally to 407 at an average of 31.30 in 16 matches - the most by a Mumbai Indians' player in the CLT20. He became the first player to manage 400 runs for Mumbai Indians in the CLT20
# Pollard's tally of 43 sixes in 22 matches for T & T and Mumbai Indians is a record in the CLT20. Overall, he has registered 286 sixes besides 268 fours in Twenty20.
# Pollard's overall aggregate of 552 (ave.32.47) in 22 matches is the second highest in the CLT20, next only to David Warner - 556 (ave.55.60) in 13 matches.
# Rohit Sharma became the third player to manage 1500 runs for Mumbai Indians in Twenty20 - his aggregate being 1507 at an average of 33.48 in 58 matches. He has joined Sachin Tendulkar (2549) and Ambati Rayudu (1516).
# Lions have won six and lost six out of 13 played in the CLT20 - winning % 50.00 (NR 1).
# Alviro Petersen, with 308 runs at an average of 30.80, including two fifties, in 13 matches, is the top run-getter for Lions in the CLT20.
# Neil McKenzie has the next best tally for Lions in the CLT20 - 301 at an average of 43.00 in ten matches.
# Dwaine Pretorius and Petersen were involved in a sixth-wicket stand of 59 (unbroken) - Lions' highest in the CLT20.