Chennai thrash Punjab: Statistical highlights from the IPL match
David Hussey and Gurkeerat Singh scored decently for Kings XI Punjab but Chennai Super Kings's bowlers Dwayne Bravo and Dirk Nannes ruled the roost. Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay then guided Chennai to an easy victory.
Punjab vs Chennai - highlights
# Chennai's ten-wicket win is their biggest in terms of wickets at the IPL - the sixth ten-wicket victory in the history of the IPL.
# Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians have lost two games each by ten wickets at the IPL.
# Chennai Super Kings have won seven, lost three and tied one out of eleven contested at the IPL - winning % 68.18.
# David Hussey has completed his 1000 runs at the IPL in 49 matches for Kolkata and Punjab - his aggregate being 1020 at an average of 26.84
# During the course of his 41 off 26 balls, David Hussey has completed his 500 runs in 26 matches for Kings XI Punjab at the IPL - his tally being 509 at an average of 26.78.
# Only two players have managed 1,000 runs or more for Kings XI Punjab at the IPL - Shaun Marsh (1603) and Kumar Sangakkara (1009).
# David Hussey has celebrated his 200th game in Twenty20 by top-scoring for his side. With 201 sixes, he has emulated Brendon McCullum's tally. Only two batsmen have recorded more sixes than David Hussey in Twenty20 - Chris Gayle (354) and Kieron Pollard (246).
# Mandeep Singh has completed his 1,000 runs in Twenty20 - his tally being 1007 at an average of 25.82 in 49 matches.
# Dirk Nannes took his wickets tally to 213 (ave.21.60) in 178 matches - the second highest in Twenty20, next only to the 216 (ave.20.75) in 182 matches by Alfonso Thomas.
# Dwayne Bravo (3/27) has produced his best bowling performance for Chennai at the IPL. The said performance is his second best at the IPL - his best being 3/24 for Mumbai against Deccan Chargers at Hyderabad on May 18, 2008.
# Bravo, for the first time, has taken three catches in an IPL game.
# Bravo is the third Chennai fielder after Suresh Raina and Srikkanth Anirudha to take three catches in an IPL game.
# For the third time in an IPL game, nine batsmen have been caught in one innings - the first instance for Kings XI Punjab.
# Michael Hussey has completed his 1000 runs at the IPL - his aggregate being 1064 at an average of 42.56 in 31 matches.
# Hussey's seventh fifty (86 not out off 54 balls) for Chennai at the IPL is his 17th in Twenty20.
# Michael Hussey has received his sixth Man of the Match award at the IPL - his 12th in Twenty20.
# Hussey and Vijay were involved in a stand of 139 (unbroken) - the highest partnership for any wicket at Mohali, eclipsing the 133 between Shaun Marsh and James Hopes for the first wicket for Punjab against Rajasthan on May 28, 2008.
# The aforesaid partnership is the highest for Chennai for any wicket against Punjab at the IPL - the fourth highest for any wicket for Chennai at the IPL.
# The unbroken 139-run stand for the first wicket is the highest for any wicket at the IPL 2013.
# Chennai's highest for any wicket at the IPL is 159 for the first wicket between Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey against Bangalore at Chennai on May 28, 2011.
# Hussey and Vijay became the first pair to post a century stand against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali at the IPL.
# Vijay (50 not out off 50 balls) has registered his sixth IPL fifty for Chennai.