CSK defeated PBKS comprehensively by a margin of 6 wickets on Friday evening. Right from the toss, everything went in favor of CSK, thanks to Deepak Chahar’s terrific spell off 4/13 and Jadeja’s brilliance in the field. Shahrukh Khan’s 47 run knock off 36 balls helped Punjab Kings post a below-par total of 106.
CSK finished off the chase in 15.4 overs with 6 wickets in hand comfortably and with this win, their NRR has boosted to 0.616 and they have climbed to 2nd position in points table. Mooen Ali gave a complete performance with both bat and ball, registering 46 (31) and 1/17 in his 3 overs.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers from this game:
4 – Deepak Chahar recorded his best ever bowling figure of 4/13 in IPL and also recorded his first 4-wicket haul in IPL.
22 – Ravindra Jadeja has effected 22 run-out dismissals as a fielder in IPL, most for any player in IPL and by doing so he has went past MS Dhoni’s 21 run-out dismissals as fielder (or) wicket-keeper in IPL
26 – CSK completed the chase against PBKS with 26 balls left in their innings.
Fastest chase by CSK in IPL (By balls left)
39 balls vs KKR, 2010
31 balls vs PBKS, 2008
28 balls vs DC, 2012
26 balls vs PBKS, 2021*
13 – Ambati Rayudu registered his 13th duck in IPL [Joint-most with 4 other players].
Most ducks in IPL
Ambati Rayudu – 13*
Rohit Sharma – 13
Ajinkya Rahane – 13
Parthiv Patel – 13
Harbhajan Singh – 13
106 – PBKS registered 106/8 vs CSK, that is their 3rd lowest total in IPL after playing full 20 overs and not being all-out.
PBKS lowest total in IPL
92/8 vs CSK, 2009
95/9 vs CSK, 2015
106/8 vs CSK 2021*
All their three totals have came against CSK in IPL and at the same gap of 6 years.
59.77 – Faf du Plessis has a batting average of 59.77 vs PBKS after his knock off 36*(33) on Friday.
Highest batting average vs PBKS in IPL
Faf du Plessis – 59.77*
MS Dhoni – 59.5
D.Warner – 53.29
C.Gayle – 53.13