Stats: Run-machine Hussey is highest scorer for CSK
Former champions Chennai Super Kings handed the Delhi Daredevils their sixth consecutive defeat in the tournament this season. Here are the statistical highlights from the match played in New Delhi on Thursday.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni, in the course of his 44 off 23 balls, completed his 3000 runs in Twenty20 -- 3036 at an average of 34.50 in 144 matches. He joined three Indians -- Suresh Raina (3584), Rohit Sharma (3572), Virat Kohli (3212).
# Michael Hussey aggregates 177 at an average of 88.50 in four matches -- the leading run-scorer for Chennai in the IPL 2013. He became the only Chennai player to post two fifties in the present competition.
# Dhoni's aggregate of 138 runs at an average of 34.50 in five matches, including a fifty, the next best for Chennai in the present competition.
# Delhi Daredevils (83) posted their lowest total in the IPL -- their previous lowest was 87 against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 30, 2008.
# Delhi Daredevils contested eight matches without a victory between May 22, 2012 and April 18, 2013 -- their worst sequence in the IPL.
Image: Michael Hussey
Bravo most successful fielder in IPL 6
# With their 86-run victory, Chennai equalled their previous biggest win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. They had won by 86 runs against Delhi at Chepauk on May 25, 2012.
# The above loss was Delhi's joint-third biggest at the IPL -- the biggest being the 105-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 30, 2008.
# Hussey received his seventh Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Suresh Raina took his runs' tally in the IPL to 2332 at an average of 32.84 in 86 matches.
# Raina became the first player to have represented Chennai in 100 matches in T20. He is yet to miss a single game.
# Suresh Raina, with 44 catches in 86 games, set a fielding record at the IPL.
# Dwayne Bravo became the first Chennai fielder to take three catches in an innings twice in the IPL. He also became the first to register the feat twice in IPL 6. With eight catches in five matches, Bravo became the most successful fielder in IPL 6.
# With 9 wickets at 16.22 runs apiece, Bravo became the top wicket-taker for Chennai in IPL 6.
Image: Dwayne Bravo