Stats: Raina is Chennai's record man!
Chennai Super Kings knocked out defending champions Mumbai Indians in the first Eliminator of the Indian Premier League in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Statistical highlights from the match.
# Suresh Raina's tally of 436 (ave.36.33) in 15 matches is the second highest for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2014, behind Dwayne Smith's 559 (ave.37.26) in 15 matches.
# Raina is the only batsman to amass 400 runs or more in an IPL season in seven consecutive years.
# His tally of 2183 (ave.42.80) in 66 innings is a record in a winning cause in the IPL -- the only batsman to amass 2,000 runs in a winning cause.
# He and Gautam Gambhir share the record for most innings (23) of fifty-plus in the IPL.
# With 62 catches in 114 matches, he is also the top fielder in the IPL.
# Raina is involved in 69 matches in a winning cause -- the most by a player in the history of the IPL. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (68) and Yusuf Pathan (60) are the next two in the list.
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Image: Suresh Raina
Simmons second-highest run-getter for Mumbai this season
# Chennai and Mumbai have won nine matches each against each other out of 18 contested -- a success percentage of 50.00.
# Mohit Sharma, with 22 wickets at 18.45 runs apiece in 15 games, is the top wicket-taker in the present competition.
# Lendl Simmons (67 off 44 balls) is the first Mumbai batsman to record four innings of fifty-plus in the IPL 2014. With 394 runs, at an average of 56.28 in only eight matches, he is the top run-scorer for Mumbai Indians this season.
# With 390 runs at an average of 30.00 in 15 matches, the West Indian is second in the list of leading run-getters for Mumbai in the present competition.
# Chennai have won all three matches versus Mumbai Indians in the play-offs in the IPL -- all three while chasing.
# David Miller and Faf du Plessis, with 12 catches, are the top fielders in the IPL 2014.
Image: Lendl Simmons of Mumbai Indians.