IPL 2013 Match 34 Highlights: Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Highlights of Pepsi IPL 2013, 34th T20 Match played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai on 25th April 2013.

Statistical highlights: CSK vs SRH

# Chennai Super Kings became the second team after Bangalore to register six wins in eight games at the IPL 6.

# Chennai Super Kings have won five games while chasing in the present edition – one each against Punjab, Rajasthan, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata.

# Michael Hussey took his runs’ tally to 350 at an average of 70.00 in seven games – the second highest in the IPL 2013, next only to the 432 (ave.108.00) in eight matches by Chris Gayle.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 67 is his highest score at the IPL 2013 – his second half century in the present competition. The said fifty is the 40th at the IPL 2013.

# Dhoni is the first player to complete 2000 runs as captain at the IPL – his aggregate being 2017 (ave.37.35), including eleven fifties, in 86 matches.

# Dhoni is the eighth batsman to manage 2000 runs at the IPL.

# Dhoni is the first captain/wickekeeper to complete the double of 2000 runs and fifty dismissals (53) at the IPL

# Dhoni has received his eighth Man of the Match award at the IPL.

# Murali Vijay is averaging 17.42 – his aggregate being 122 in eight innings at a strike rate of 93.84.

# Sunrisers Hyderabad (159/6) have posted their second highest score at the IPL – the highest being 161 for six against RCB at Bangalore on April 9, 2013.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with Cameron Whte’s catch, took his 65th as wicketkeeper – his 100th dismissal as wicketkeeper to complete the double of 3000 runs (3133) and 100 dismissals in Twenty20. His overall dismissals in Twenty20 are 70 catches + 35 stumpings.

# Dhoni is the third wicketkeeper to complete 100 dismissals or more in Twenty20, joining Kamran Akmal (132) and Kumar Sangakkara (101).

# Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 63 off 45 balls is the highest individual innings for Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL, eclipsing the 52 by Cameron White against RCB at Bangalore on April 9, 2013.

# Dhawan is the first Sunrisers Hyderabad player to hit ten fours in an IPL innings.

# Dhawan’s aforesaid innings is his highest against Chennai at the IPL. In ten innings against Chennai, he has managed 311 runs at an average of 38.87, including three fifties.

# Dhawan’s unbeaten 63 is his 14th innings of fifty or more at the IPL – his 17th in Twenty20.

# Ashish Reddy’s unbeaten 36 off 16 balls is his career-best in Twenty20. For the first time in an IPL innings, he has recorded three sixes.

# Dhawan and Reddy were involved in an unbroken stand of 43 – Sunrisers Hyderabad’s highest at the IPL.

# Dwayne Bravo is the first Chennai bowler to take 14 wickets (ave.16.64) in eight matches in the present competition. Sunil Narine was the first bowler to bag 14 wickets at 11.35 runs apiece in six IPL games this season.

# Amit Mishra is the third bowler to complete 14 wickets in the present edition of the IPL – his average being 13.78.