Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

787dGeorge Binoy

The captain's blunder

Plays of the day from the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi

787dKarthik Krishnaswamy in Abu Dhabi

Maxwell carves his parallel universe

Glenn Maxwell seems to project an icy disdain when at the crease. Match situations rarely faze him and the bubble in which he plays excludes everyone else

Loose

22

Runs off Negi's third over, equals his most expensive in the tournament

The Big show

25

Balls taken by Maxwell for his fifty today, the fastest for Punjab took 23 balls, Sangakkara has done it twice

Man in a hurry

172

Glenn Maxwell's SR when his team is chasing targets of 180 or more in T20s

Tall order

1

No. of times out of five Punjab have won <a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/match/419139.html" target="_blank">chasing</a> a target of 200 or more.

Expensive

47

runs conceded by Johnson today, equals the second-most he has conceded in a T20

The finisher

1900

Runs Dhoni has scored in the last five overs in T20s, only Pollard (2033) has score more

Strong starters

7

No. of times Chennai have scored 150 before the fall of their second wicket in 99 innings, including today

The slowdown

93.33

Brendon McCullum's strike rate after reaching his fifty, scored 14 off 15 balls, hit one six

Super starters

7

No. of century partnerships Chennai's openers have had, it equals the most by any team in all T20 cricket

Ten-over tons

6

No. of times Chennai have put up 100 inside ten overs, including today, in 99 innings

New Powerplay high

68

Chennai's previous best score in the first six overs in the league. They scored 70 today

Milestone

5000

McCullum has become the fourth batsman to score so many T20 runs. David Hussey, Hodge and Gayle are the others

Dropped

22

Brendon McCullum's score when he was dropped by George Bailey off Parvinder Awana

Weird

101

Dwayne Smith's strike-rate in the Powerplays last season. After the sixth over he scored at a strike-rate of 150