Match Day

867dThe Report by Rachna Shetty

Dominant Knight Riders remain unbeaten

Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey razed the Dolphins attack with unbeaten fifties and a 153-run partnership, the highest stand in the Champions League, to take Kolkata Knight Riders to their 13th successive win in T20s

867dNagraj Gollapudi

Sunil Narine likely for CLT20 semi-final

Kolkata Knight Riders are likely to play Sunil Narine in their CLT20 semi-final against Hobart Hurricanes on October 2. Narine was reported for a suspect action and his side have accepted that decision

867dESPNcricinfo staff

Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action following his side's 36-run win over Dolphins in the Champions League Twenty20

Hot streak

12

The most consecutive T20s won by an Indian team - KKR and Bengal have won as many. The overall record is 25 (Sialkot Stallions)

Ton up

100

Number of matches for Gambhir as captain. The only other player with 100+ matches as captain is Dhoni (183).

bang in the middle

34/2

KKR's average five-over score in the Champions League - exactly what they got today.

Ominous signs

4

Number of times in the Champions League that KKR have previously made 80+ in the first 10 overs - they have won each time.

Purple Purple!

12

Number of times in his last 14 T20 innings that Uthappa has made a 40+ score

Top Indian

7

Number of T20 fifties for Robin Uthappa in 2014, the joint highest by an Indian, along with Virat Kohli. Lendl Simmons is the overall highest (10 fifties)

Go fetch!

3

Number of batsmen who have hit 100+ fours in 2014 - Uthappa, Dwayne Smith (117) and Lendl Simmons (116).

Piling it on

19

Number of times that KKR have now made 125+ runs in 15 overs. This is their third time in the Champions League

Record Partnership

111

The previous highest 3rd wicket partnership for KKR (Pujara and Ganguly). Uthappa and Pandey have now gone past this.

Jugalbandi

153

Today's partnership between Pandey and Uthappa - the highest in all CLT20 and the highest ever for KKR (any wicket)

Coincidence

188

Dophins' target today. This is exactly how much they scored against CSK on 22 Sept. while chasing 243. They have won chasing 188+ only once.

Young and miserly

12

Number of bowlers who have a sub-5 economy rate after bowling in at least 5 T20 games - Kuldeep Yadav is one.

Up against it

90

The most runs that Dolphins have scored in the last 10 overs of a chase - they need 123 to win today.

Expensive wickets

34

The most runs that Narine has conceded while taking 3 or more wickets (v NZ, 2012). He conceded 33 runs for 3 wickets today.

Streak extended

13

Number of consecutive wins for KKR - joint third longest streak, along with Surrey. Sialkot Stallions hold the record (25 wins)

Champions League Twenty20

Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
KKR440160.716
CSK421100.945
PS4228-0.038
Lions4126-0.051
DOLPH4040-1.338
Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
KXIP440162.13
HH431121.193
BT4134-0.256
COBRA4134-0.955
ND4134-2.667
Qualifying Group
TeamMWLPTNRR
ND330122.08
Lions3218-0.065
MI3124-0.064
Expre3030-2.033