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IPL First Qualifying Final: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

- Chennai won this game by six wickets with two balls to spare providing the 12th occasion of a team winning the game with single digit balls to spare and the first occasion of a win by two balls to spare in IPL 2011. Chennai's win by six wickets with two balls to spare provide the sixth occasion of a team winning the game with two balls to spare in IPL.

 

- V Kohli's 70 not out in this game provide the 89th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. His knock represents the 12th occasion of a Bangalore batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011.

 

- V Kohli's 70 not out in this game represent his fourth fifty in IPL 2011 and he became the sixth batsman to score four or more fifties in IPL 2011. Others are - S Badrinath {05}, CH Gayle {04}, JH Kallis {04}, SE Marsh {04} and AT Rayudu {04}.

 

- V Kohli's run aggregate at the end of this game read 514 in IPL 2011. He became the third batsman to score 500 plus runs in IPL 2011. Others are - CH Gayle {519} and SE Marsh {504}.

 

- V Kohli's 514 in IPL 2011 provide the tenth occasion of a batsman aggregating 500 plus runs in a single edition of IPL. The complete list read thus - SR Tendulkar - 618 in 2010, SE Marsh - 616 in 2008, ML Hayden - 572 in 2009, JH Kallis - 572 in 2010, G Gambhir - 534 in 2008, SK Raina - 520 in 2010, ST Jayasuriya - 514 in 2008, CH Gayle 519 in 2011, V Kohli  - 514 in 2011 and SE Marsh - 504 in 2011.

 

- IPL 2011 witnessed three batsman totaling 500 plus runs -  CH Gayle {519} V Kohli {514} and SE Marsh {504} providing the third occasion of three batsman aggregating 500 plus runs in a single edition.  2008 edition had witnessed SE Marsh {616}, G Gambhir {534} and ST Jayasuriya {515} and 2010 edition had witnessed SR Tendulkar {618}, JH Kallis {572} and SK Raina {520}  totaling 500 plus runs.

 

- V Kohli's 70 not out in this game was in a losing cause providing the 37th occasion of a batsman fifty going in vain in IPL 2011. His knock provides the fourth occasion of a Bangalore batsman's fifty going in vain in IPL 2011. Other three occasions are - TM Dilshan's 59 not out vs Mumbai at Bangalore on 12.04.11, V Kohli's 71 vs Hyderabad at Hyd-RGS on 14.04.11 and AB de Villiers's 65 vs Chennai at Chennai on 16.04.11.

 

- V Kohli's 70 not out in this game was in a losing cause providing the second occasion of a Bangalore batsman's fifty going in vain against Chennai in IPL 2011. The first occasion was - AB de Villiers's 65 at Chennai on 16.04.11.

 

- V Kohli became the seventh batsman to witness two or more fifties going in vain in IPL 2011. Others are - S Badrinath {03},  DA Warner {02}, JD Ryder {02}, JH Kallis {02}, JR Hopes {02} and SE Marsh {02}.

 

- V Kohli's 70 not out provide the eighth occasion of a batsman's fifty going in vain against Chennai in IPL 2011. His knock represents the highest individual score by a batsman going in vain against Chennai in IPL 2011.

 

- SK Raina scored 73 not out in this game to provide the the 90th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011. His knock represents the 17th occasion of a Chennai batsman scoring a fifty in IPL 2011.

 

- SK Raina's 73 not out in this game represent his 13th fifty in IPL. Only JH Kallis {14} has scored more fifties than SK Raina.

 

- SK Raina's aggregate in IPL read 1805 at the end of this game. He became the first batsman to total 1800 plus runs in IPL. The break up edition wise read thus - 2008 {421}, 2009 {434}, 2010 {520} and 2011 {430}.

 

- SK Raina earned an unique distinction in IPL to have scored 400 plus runs in each edition of IPL. He is the only batsman to achieve the feat.

 

- SK Raina totaled 430 runs in IPL 2011 to become the tenth batsman to aggregate 400 plus runs. Others are - CH Gayle {519}, V Kohli {514}, SE Marsh {504}, SR Tendulkar {477}, PC Valthaty {463}, MEK Hussey {429}, V Sehwag {424}, JH Kallis {417} and S Dhawan {400}.

 

- SK Raina's aggregate of 430 runs gave him the distinction of scoring most runs by Chennai batsmen in IPL 2011. He went past MEK Hussey who had totaled 429 runs.

 

- The following batsmen have scored more than 20 sixes in IPL 2011 - CH Gayle {39}, MS Dhoni {21}, SE Marsh {20} and PC Valthaty {20}. CH Gayle and MS Dhoni scored a six each in this game.

 

- SK Raina took his aggregate of boundary sixes to 77 with his six sixes in this game. He now occupies the second place amongst the batsman who have scored seventy plus sixes in IPL. He is the third batsman to score seventy plus sixes in IPL. The other two are - AC Gilchrist {82} and YK Pathan {74}.

 

- SK Raina and S Badrinath became the most capped cricketers in IPL. They have played 61 games. Chennai has played most games in IPL 61. Bangalore became the third team to play 60 IPL games. Others are - Chennai {61} and Hyderabad {60}.

 

- SK Raina's 73 not out in this game represent his fourth fifty in IPL 2011 and he became the seventh batsman to score four or more fifties in IPL 2011. Others are - S Badrinath {05}, CH Gayle {04}, JH Kallis {04}, SE Marsh {04}. AT Rayudu {04} and V Kohli {04}.

 

- SK Raina's four boundary fours in this game gave him a total of 153 boundary fours in IPL. He became the seventh batsman to score 150 plus boundary fours in IPL. The complete list thus - SR Tendulkar {205}, AC Gilchrist {177}, G Gambhir {172}, JH Kallis {172}, V Sehwag {168}, KC Sangakkara {161} and SK Raina {153}.

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