IPL 2013 Final Highlights: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians


Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Highlights of Indian Premier League 2013, Final Match Played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 26th May 2013.

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# Mumbai Indians, with their convincing 23-run triumph, won their first ever IPL final.

# Mumbai Indians have defeated Chennai Super Kings with players who managed most runs as well as the highest wickets at the IPL 2013.

# Mumbai Indians have won nine and lost six out of 15 contested against Chennai at the IPL – winning % 60.00.

# Chennai Super Kings became the first team to lose two successive IPL finals – to Kolkata in 2012 and to Mumbai in 2013.

# Chennai Super Kings became the first team to lose three IPL finals. They had first lost the inaugural final to Rajasthan Royals.

# Dwayne Bravo, with 32 wickets at 15.53 runs apiece in eighteen matches, has established a record for the highest wicket-aggregate in an IPL season, outstripping Lasith Malinga’s tally of 28 (ave.13.39) in 16 matches in 2011 and James Faulkner’s 28 at 15.25 in 16 in 2013.

# Bravo’s figures of 15 wickets at 11.80 runs apiece in seven matches are the best by any bowler against Mumbai Indians at the IPL. Piyush Chawla has captured 15 at 19.86 runs apiece in eleven matches against Mumbai Indians.

# Bravo’s excellent performance of four for 42 is the best by a Chennai bowler against Mumbai Indians at the IPL, outstripping his 3 for nine at Delhi on May 21, 2013.

# Bravo is the second bowler after Anil Kumble (4/16 against Deccan Chargers at Johannesburg on May 24, 2009) to produce a four-wicket haul in the IPL final. Interestingly, both the bowlers finished in a losing cause.

# Dinesh Karthik is the first wicketkeeper to complete 500 runs in an IPL season – 510 at an average of 28.33 in 19 matches.

# Karthik is the second Mumbai batsman this season to manage 500 runs, next only to Rohit Sharma’s 538 (ave.38.42) in nineteen matches. Two Mumbai batsmen have amassed 500 runs in an IPL season for the first time.

# Mumbai scored 34 for three wickets – their worst performance in the powerplay at the IPL 2013.

# Aditya Tare has recorded his first duck in Twenty20.

# Ambati Rayudu and Kieron Pollard have added 48 for the fifth wicket, taking their aggregate to 260 in twelve innings at an average of 26.00 – a record fifth-wicket aggregate at the IPL. The previous best was 233 in eleven innings at an average of 21.18 between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja.

# Pollard, for the first time, has managed 400 runs in an IPL competition – 420 at an average of 42.00 in eighteen innings, including three fifties.

# Pollard (1059) is the fourth batsman to amass 1000 runs for Mumbai at the IPL, joining Sachin Tendulkar (2334), Rayudu (1349) and Rohit Sharma (1343).

# Pollard’s 60 not out off 32 balls is his fifth fifty at the IPL.

# Pollard has got his seventh Man of the Match award at the IPL.

# Pollard’s tally of 66 sixes is a record for Mumbai Indians at the IPL.

# Lasith Malinga has registered his sixth duck at the IPL. Only Harbhajan has recorded more ducks (7) than Malinga for Mumbai at the IPL.

# Mumbai have set a target of 149 for Chennai – the lowest in an IPL final, surpassing the 144 set by Deccan Chargers in 2009.

# Chennai’s 125 for nine is the lowest total by any team in an IPL final, outstripping the 137 for nine by Bangalore against Deccan Chargers at Johannesburg on May 24, 2009.

# Suresh Raina has registered his sixth duck at the IPL – eighth in Twenty20. He is the second Chennai player after Parthiv Patel in 2009 to register three ducks in an IPL season.

# Michael Hussey (733 at an average of 52.35 in 17 matches in 2013) and Chris Gayle (733 at 61.08 in 15 matches in 2012) share a record for the highest aggregate in an IPL competition.

# Badrinath has posted his sixth duck at the IPL

# Six ducks – two for Mumbai and four for Chennai – in an IPL final is a record. Four ducks in an innings is a record in an IPL final.

# Ravindra Jadeja has registered his fifth duck in Twenty20

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s aggregate of 461 at an average of 41.90, including four fifties, in 18 matches is his best in an IPL season.

# Dhoni’s 63 not out off 45 balls is his 13th fifty at the IPL.

# Dhoni’s aforesaid knock is the second highest score in a losing cause in a Grand Final – the highest being Suresh Raina’s 73 against Kolkata on May 27, 2012.

# Both Dhoni and Raina now share a record for most sixes (five) in a losing cause in a Grand IPL final.

# Harbhajan has claimed 24 wickets at 19.00 runs apiece in 19 matches – the second best tally for Mumbai Indians at the IPL, next only to Malinga’s 28 in 16 matches in 2011. Mitchell Johnson’s tally of 24 wickets at 19.12 runs apiece in 17 matches is the third best for Mumbai in an IPL season.

# The top six-hitters at the IPL six are Chris Gayle (51), Kieron Pollard (29), Rohit Sharma (28) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (25).