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Badrinath first to score five fifties in IPL-4

May 13, 2011 11:23 IST

Statistical highlights of Thursday's Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils.

# Chennai Super Kings have won eight and lost four of 12 matches played in the IPL 2011. With 16 points, they are placed at the top of the points table.

- Scorecard

# Delhi Daredevils is the second team after Deccan Chargers to lose eight matches in the present edition of the IPL.

# Chennai have won four and lost three out of seven played against Delhi -- winning percentage is 57.14.

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# Suresh Raina (14 off 10 balls) is the first batsman to complete 1700 runs in the IPL, totaling 1709 at an average of 36.36, including twelve fifties, in 58 games.

# Raina has taken his tally of sixes in the IPL to 69, emulating Yusuf Pathan's tally. Adam Gilchrist (71) has hit more sixes than Raina.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni (63 not out off 31 balls) posted his seventh half-century in the IPL.

# Dhoni has hit 46 sixes in the IPL -- the second best tally for Chennai, behind Raina's 69.

# Dhoni has aggregated 1295 runs at an average of 39.24 in 55 matches -- the second highest for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

# Subramaniam Badrinath (55 off 43 balls) became the first batsman to register five fifties in the IPL 2011.

# Badrinath averages 87.25 in the IPL 4, totaling 349 in 12 innings at a strike rate of 133.71.

# Badrinath has registered 10 fifties in the IPL – his runs' tally being 1074 (ave 35.80) in 58 matches, at a strike rate of 125.17.

# Badrinath and Dhoni were involved in a partnership of 96 for the fourth wicket -- Chennai's highest against Delhi for any wicket in the IPL.

# Pathan has aggregated 750 at an average of 24.19 in 54 matches in the IPL.

# Venugopal Rao (30 off 20 balls) has scored 320 runs at an average of 29.09 in 12 matches in IPL 2011.

# For Chennai, three bowlers have bagged 14 wickets each in IPL 4 -- Doug Bollinger (ave 14.92), Albie Morkel (21.57) and Ravichandran Ashwin (21.78)

# Dhoni has got the Man of the Match award for the sixth time in the IPL -- a tally exceeded by Yusuf Pathan (10) and Sachin Tendulkar (7).

# Naman Ojha (25 off 14 balls, including two sixes) has 50 sixes in Twenty20 -- 51 in 51 innings.

# The three top wicket-takers for Delhi in the IPL 4 so far are Morne Morkel (12), Ajit Agarkar (8) and Irfan Pathan (8).

# Irfan Pathan (44 not out off 34 balls) registered his highest innings in IPL 2011.

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