Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai 18 April 2014 - 11:34pm IST
Quick Stats : Match 3, CSK v KXIP
KXIP become first side to chase 200-plus against CSK
100 Chennai Super Kings became first side to play 100 matches in IPL history. Suresh Raina has appeared in all of them!
70 Runs scored by Chennai Super Kings in first six overs – most they have ever scored. They had made 68 against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Port Elizabeth in 2009.
34 Number of times MS Dhoni has opted to bat first after winning the toss in 45 matches. He went on to win 23 of them (win-percentage 67.64). On 11 occasions when Dhoni opted to field first after winning the toss he won 8 – a win percentage of 72.72
7 Number of times openers have put on a century stand for Chennai Super Kings – most for any side in Twenty20s.
5 Number of times a side has chased down a target of 200 in IPL – first time any side has done this against Chennai Super Kings. Interestingly the previous highest successful chase against Chennai Super Kings was 193/4 also by Kings XI Punjab in 2011.
4 Number of batsmen to aggregate 5000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. Brendon McCullum joined Chris Gayle, Brad Hogg and David Hussey in doing so.
2 Number of players in Kings XI Punjab team who were also part of the side in the last match (last year) – David Miller and Parvinder Awana. Chennai Super Kings had as many as six from their last game last year – Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin and Mohit Sharma.