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Raina is first batsman to amass 3,000 runs in IPL

Last updated on: May 08, 2014 20:16 IST

Raina is first batsman to amass 3,000 runs in IPL

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Statistical highlights of IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings, at the Barabati stadium, in Cuttack. 

# Suresh Raina became the first batsman to amass 3,000 runs in the Indian Premier League, his tally being 3014 (ave.34.64) from 107 games.

# Maxwell became the first batsman to complete 400 runs in the present edition of the tournament, aggregating 435 (ave.62.14) in seven innings.

# The Australian batsman has registered 27 sixes, the most by a player in IPL 2014, outstripping Dwayne Smith's 24 for Chennai Super Kings.

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Image: Suresh Raina
Photographs: BCCI

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Maxwell posted his fourth fifty in the tournament

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Glenn Maxwell (90 off 38 balls) registered his fourth fifty in IPL 2014. He is the second batsman after Dwayne Smith to score four fifties in the ongoing competition. 

# He is the first batsman to post three scores in the nervous 90s in the same edition of the IPL. 

# He is also the only batsman to record three scores in the nervous nineties in the IPL.

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Image: Glenn Maxwell of Kings XI Punjab hits a shot
Photographs: BCCI

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Punjab the only team to register three totals of 200 against Chennai

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Punjab's magnificent 44-run victory is their largest in terms of runs over Chennai in the IPL. They have won five and lost eight out of 14 played against Chennai in the IPL (Tied one) - winning percentage 39.28. 

# Their huge total of 231 for four is the highest by any team against Chennai in the IPL, bettering Rajasthan's 223 for five by Rajasthan Royals at Chennai on April 3, 2010. 

# They are the only team to register three totals of 200 or more against Chennai in the IPL. 

# Punjab is the first team to register totals of 200 or more twice against the same opponent in the same IPL season.

# Their earlier totals of 200 or more against Chennai in the IPL were 207 for four at Mohali on April 19, 2008 and 206 for four at Abu Dhabi on April 18, 2014.

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Image: Kings XI Punjab players celebrate the fall of a wicket
Photographs: BCCI

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Maxwell has the three top scores in IPL 7

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The highest three innings in the present edition of the IPL have been played by Glenn Maxwell - 95 vs Chennai at Abu Dhabi on April 18, 95 vs Hyderabad at Sharjah on April 22 and 90 vs Chennai at Cuttack on May 7, 2014. 

# Maxwell is the first batsman to receive four Man of the Match awards in the present competition. 

# Mohit Sharma is the leading wicket-taker in the present competition - 14 (ave.15.50) in eight matches. 

# Punjab scored 69 for two after ten overs. Between 11 and 12 overs, they totalled 162 for two - the most by any team in the last 10 overs, eclipsing the 155 by Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals in Chennai on April 3, 2010.


Image: Glenn Maxwell and David Miller
Photographs: BCCI

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