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IPL playoff: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL 2011: Match No 72: Eliminator
Final: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Mum-WS on 25.05.11: Mumbai
Indians won by four wickets

 

Mumbai won this game by four
wickets with four balls to spare providing the ninth occasion of a team winning
a game with exact four balls to spare in IPL and this win also provides the
third such occasion in IPL 2011. The other two occasions are - Delhi
winning the game by three wickets against Pune at Mumbai on 17.04.11, Hyderabad winning the game
by six wickets against Pune at Mumbai on 16.05.11

 

This game was SR Tendulkar's 50th
game in IPL. He became the 23rd cricketer to play 50 plus games in
IPL.

 

SR Tendulkar became the fourth
captain to play 50 plus games in IPL. Others are - MS Dhoni {58}, SK Warne {55}
and AC Gilchrist {54}.

 

SR Tendulkar became the third
captain to win 30 plus games in IPL. The win in this game was the 30th
win for him. Others are - MS Dhoni {35} and SK Warne {30}

 

RG Sharma became the fourth
cricketer to play 60 plus games in IPL. This game was his 60th
appearance for him. Others are - S Badrinath
{61}, SK Raina {61} and AC Gilchrist {60}

 

R Bhatia of Kolkata and RG Sharma
of Mumbai were run out in this game providing the 73rd and 74th
occasion of a batsman dismissed run out in IPL 2011 and 327th and
328th such occasion in IPL

 

RN ten Doeschate scored 70 not
out in this game to provide the 91st occasion of a batsman scoring a
fifty in IPL 2011. His knock represent the ninth occasion of a Kolkata batsman
scoring a fifty in IPL 2011

 

RN ten Doeschate's 70 not out in
this game was in a losing cause providing the 38th occasion of a
batsman’s fifty going in vain in IPL 2011. His knock also represents the third
occasion of a Kolkata batsman's fifty going in vain in IPL 2011. The other two
occasions are - 66 by EJG Morgan vs Kochi at Kochi on 05.05.11 and 59
by JH Kallis vs Mumbai at Kolakta on 22.05.11.  

 

SL Malinga's lone wicket in this
game gave him a total of 61 wickets in IPL. He now shares the second place jointly
with A Mishra who also has a tally of 61 wickets. RP Singh occupies the first
place with 64 wickets to his credit.

 

SR Tendulkar extended his IPL run
aggregate to 1683 with his 36 in this game. He also extended his tally of
boundary fours in IPL from 205 ro 211 with his six boundaries in this game. SR
Tendulkar is the only batsman in IPL to total 200 boundary fours.

 

As many as seven batsmen were
dismissed caught in this game which swelled the number of caught dismissals to 484
in IPL 2011 and to 1747 in IPL

 

AC Blizzard scored 51 in this
game providing the 92nd occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in IPL
2011. His knock represents the eleventh occasion of a Mumbai batsman scoring a
fifty in IPL 2011.

 

SR Tendulkar aggregated 513 runs
in IPL 2011. He became the fourth batsman to score 500 plus runs in IPL 2011.
Others are - CH Gayle {519}, V Kohli {514} and SE Marsh {504}

 

SR Tendulkar's 513 in IPL 2011
provide the eleventh 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, SR Tendulkar {513} and SE Marsh - 504 in 2011

 

SR Tendulkar with his 618 runs in
2010 and 513 in 2011became the second batsman in IPL to total 500 plus runs in
two different editions after SE Marsh. SE Marsh has a total of 616 in 2008 and
504 in 2011.

 

SR Tendulkar's boundary fours in
IPL 2011 stood at 60. He became the first batsman to score 60 boundary fours in
IPL 2011.

 

SR Tendulkar's 60 boundary fours
in IPL 2011 provide the fifth occasion of a batsman scoring 60 plus fours in a
single edition of the IPL.  The other four
occasions are - SR Tendulkar in 2010 {86}, G Gambhir in 2008 {68}, JH Kallis in
2009 {67} and ML Hayden in 2008 {60},

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