Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Notes

Man of the match


Number of MoM awards won by Dhoni - he equals the most won by a captain in the IPL; Gambhir has also won 11

Late slip


Number of runs conceded off his last over by Yuvraj; he had conceded 12 runs in his first three

Cruising speed


Number of runs scored by Super Kings in the next six overs, after getting to their fifty in four overs

Chennai's power play


Number of runs scored by Super Kings in the Powerplay today - their second-highest ever in the IPL

CSK's quickest


Balls taken by Super Kings for their fifty today, their quickest in the IPL

Jakati v Smith


Number of times Jakati has dismissed Dwayne Smith in 15 deliveries before today. He has conceded 17 runs to him

RCB's best


The lowest total defended successfully by Royal Challengers at this venue

AB v Nehra


De Villiers' strike rate against Nehra - 40 off 14 balls. Today was the first time he was dismissed by Nehra.

Fourth time lucky


Number of 50+ partnerships by Royal Challengers' fourth-wicket partnership this IPL - their highest for any wicket

Kohli v Ashwin


Number of runs scored by Kohli off Ashwin in the IPL before today; he hasn't been dismissed by him in 68 deliveries

Left field


Number of times Yuvraj as fallen to left-arm spinners in the IPL, in 118 balls, before today; he has scored at a strike rate of 158

Starting trouble


Number of runs in 14 innings by Royal Challengers' first wicket - the least by any team this season

Bowl first in Bangalore


Number of times in 42 matches that teams have chosen to bowl first in Bangalore. Only 17 of those decisions ended in wins