|Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who narrowly missed his fifty in the previous match managed his fifth IPL fifty (66*). He has now scored 854 runs in 29 innings. |
Chennai Super Kings opened their IPL3 win account in this match and also
incidentally ensured the first loss for the Knight Riders in this tournament so
All 3 batsmen dismissed in the Chennai Super Kings innings were bowled, all
by three different bowlers (Ishant, Hodge and Shukla).
Murali Kartik had a rare distention of not giving away a single boundary in
his quota of four overs.
There were no sixes scored in the entire Kolkata innings.
Kolkata Knight Riders became the first team to be dismissed all out in this
edition of IPL when they were bowled out for 109.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who narrowly missed his fifty in the previous match
managed his fifth IPL fifty (66*). He has now scored 854 runs in 29 innings.
The 109 run unbeaten partnership stand between S Badrinath and MS Dhoni for
the fourth wicket is the first instance of Chennai Super King batsmen managing
three figure partnerships for the fourth wicket in all editions of the IPL.
MS Dhoni became only the fourth batsman in IPL to aggregate 800 plus runs.
However Dhoni has managed just five fifty plus scores in his aggregate so far.
Brad Hodge’s Duck is just his second in all editions of the IPL.
Justin Kemp in his debut outing for the Chennai Super Kings managed to claim
3 wickets for 12 runs, which is also his best bowling figures in T20 games.
Kolkata Knight Riders became the first team to be dismissed all out in the third
edition of IPL when they were all out for 109 in this game.