CLT20 Finals: Chennai Super Kings vs Warriors – Statistical Highlights

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- CSK's winning this game by eight wickets provides its fifth win in the tournament. The five wins are – won by 57 runs vs Cent Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, won by 97 runs vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, won by 10 runs vs Warriors at P Elizabeth on 22.09.10, won by 52 runs vs RCB at Durban on 24.09.10 {DLM] and won by eight wickets vs Warriors at Jo'burg on 26.09.10.

 

- CSK became the fifth team in the tournament to win five games. Others are NSW,  Tri & Tob and Victoria.

 

- M Muralitharan returned with figures of 4.0-0-16-3 in this game providing the 46th occasion of a bowler capturing three or more wickets in the tournament. His bowling figures is one of the 17 occasions of a bowler, conceding 20 and less than 20 runs and capture three or more wickets in the tournament.

 

- M Muralitharan became the third CSK bowler to capture three or more wickets conceding 20 and less than 20 runs. Others are – 4 for 23 by R Ashwin vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10 and 3 for 20 by L Balaji vs Central Districts at Durban on 11.09.10.

 

- CSK became the third team in the tournament to have three performances by bowlers in this category of statistics. Other two teams are – NSW and RCB.

 

- NSW bowlers are – 3 for 11 by MC Henriques vs Victoria at Delhi on 21.10.09. 3 for 12 by SR Clark vs Eagles at Delhi on 09.10.09 and 3 for 15 by SR Clark vs Somerset at Hyd-RGS on 18.10.09.

 

- RCB bowlers are – 3 for 16 by JH Kallis vs Guyana at Centurion on 12.09.10, 3 for 18 by JH Kallis vs Otago at Bangalore on 12.10.09 and 3 for 20 by A Kumble vs Delhi at Bangalore on 17.10.09.

 

- CSK has seven occasions of bowlers capturing three or more wickets which is a record for a team with most number of occasions of three or more wickets by a bowler in the tournament. The seven occasions are – 3 for 20 by L Balaji vs Cent Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, 3 for 22 by JA Morkel vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, 4 for 18 by R Ashwin vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, 4 for 26 by SK Raina vs Victoria at P Elizabeth on 18.09.10, 3 for 24 by R Ashwin vs Warriors at P Elizabeth on 22.09.10, 3 for 27 by DE Bollinger vs RCB at Durban on 24.09.10 and 3 for 16 by M Muralitharan vs Warriors at Johannesburg on 26.09.10.

 

- NSW, RCB and Victoria are the other three teams to have five such occasions in its ranks.

 

- M Muralitharan with his 3 for 16 in this game earned the distinction of becoming the third bowler to capture three wickets in the finals of the tournament. In 2009 finals between NSW and Tri & Tob at Hyd-RGS on 23.10.09, R Rampaul of Tri & Tob had captured 3 for 20 and SR Clark of NSW had figures of 3 for 21. Thus M Muralitharan's 3 for 16 represents the best bowling figures in the finals of the tournament.

 

- CSK has also a batting record with eight occasions of batsmen scoring fifties, which is a record for most fifties scored by a team in the tournament. The batsmen who have scored fifties are – 52* by S Badrinath vs Cent Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, 68 by M Vijay vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, 87 by SK Raina on 15.09.10,  73 by M Vijay vs Victoria at P Eliabeth on 18.09.10, 50 by MEK Hussey vs Warriors at P Elizabeth on 18.09.10, 94* by SK Raina vs RCB at Durban on 23.09.10, 51* by MEK Hussey vs Warriors at Jo'burg on 25.09.10 and 58 by M Vijay vs Warriors at Jo'burg on 26.09.10.

 

- M Vijay {58} and MEK Hussey {51*} scored fifties in this game providing the 56th and 57th occasion of batsman scoring fifties in the tournament. These two knocks provide the 34th and 35th occasion of opening batsman scoring fifties in the tournament.

 

- MEK Hussey's 51 not out provide the 22nd occasion of a batsman scoring unbeaten fifties and also the ninth occasion of an opening batsman scoring an unbeaten fifty in the tournament.

 

- M Vijay's 58 in this game was his third fifty of the tournament. Other occasions are – 68 vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10 and 73 vs Victoria at Port Elizabeth on 18.09.10.

 

- M Vijay became the third batsman in the tournament to score three fifties after M Klinger of South Australia and DJ Jacobs of Warriors. It is interesting to note that all these three batsman have scored fifties while opening the innings for their teams.

 

- MEK Hussey's 51 not out in this game is his second fifty of the tournament. He had scored 50 against Warriors at Port Elizabeth on 22.09.10. He became the 12th batsman to score fifties on two occasions in the tournament. He also became the fifth opening batsman to perform such a feat.

 

- M Vijay with his 58 in this game earned the distinction of becoming the first batsman to score a fifty in the finals of the CLT20 games. The previous best was B Lee's 48 for NSW vs Tri & Tob at Hy-RGS on 23.09.10 in the finals of the first edition.

 

- M Vijay ended the tournament with 294 runs aggregate – most by a batsman – in the tournament. He got the better of DJ Jacobs of Warriors who finished the tournament with 286 runs. M Vijay went past DJ Jacobs when he was on 51 during his knock of 58 in this game.

 

- M Vijay hit two boundary fours in this game to have an aggregate of 10 boundary sixes in the tournament. He became the sixth batsman to score ten or more boundary fours in the tournament – KA Pollard {28}, SK Raina {12}, LRPL Taylor {12}, JP Duminy {11}, M Klinger {10} and M Vijay {10}.

 

- MEK Hussey {51*} and M Vijay {58} scored fifties in this game providing the 12th occasion of two batsmen scoring fifties in an innings in the tournament. Their feat also provides the fifth occasion of opening batsmen performing such a feat in the tournament.

 

- MEK Hussey and M Vijay added 104 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a three-figure partnership in the tournament. This stand represents the first three-figure partnership in the finals of the tournament. The previous best was 49 runs for the seventh wicket between B Lee and SPD Smith in the finals of the first edition – NSW vs Tri & Tob at Hyd-RGS on 23.10.09.

 

- CSK became the third team in the tournament to post three figure stands on two occasions. The other two teams are – South Australia and Warriors.

 

- CSK – 137 runs for the third wicket between M Vijay and SK Raina s Wayamba on 15.09.10 and 104 runs between for the first wicket between MEK Hussey and M Vijay vs Warriors at Jo'burg on 26.09.10.

 

- South Australia – 112 runs for the first wicket between M Klinger and DJ Harris vs Mumbai at Durban on 14.09.10, 124 runs for the first wicket between M Klinger and DJ Harris vs RCB at Durban on 17.09.10.

 

- Warriors – 147 runs for the first wicket between DJ Jacobs and AG Prince vs Central Dists at Port Elizabeth on 18.09.10 and 104 runs for the second wicket between DJ Jacobs and CA Ingram vs South Aus at Centurion on 25.09.10.

 

- MEK Hussey and M Vijay added 104 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the fifth occasion of a three-figure partnership for the first wicket in the tournament. The other four occasions are – 121 runs between PJ Hughes and DA Warner of NSW vs Tri & Tob at Hyd-RGS on 16.10.09, 112 runs  between M Klinger and DJ Harris of South Aus vs Mumbai at Durban on 14.09.10, 124 runs between M Klinger and DJ Harris of South Aus vs RCB at Durban on 17.09.10 and 147 runs DJ Jacobs and AG Prince of Warriors vs Central Dists at Port Elizabeth on 18.09.10.

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