Credit: BCCI/IPL

Credit: BCCI/IPL

Chennai Super defeated Mumbai Indians by six wickets to ensure they went ahead to second place in the IPL 2023 points table with the help of a brilliant bowling effort from their bowlers, especially Matheesha Pathirana was the key player for his side's victory, who ended up with bowling figures of 3/15 in four overs. Deepak Chahar and Tushar Deshpande picked two wickets each to their names and restricted Mumbai to an average total of 139/8 in 20 overs.

CSK chased down 140 runs with the help of a fiery start provided by Ruturaj Gaikwad in the powerplay and solid batting from Devon Conway at the other end. Shivam Dube smashed three big sixes in the middle overs, and skipper MS Dhoni scored the winning run for his side. Among Mumbai bowlers, only Piyush Chawla looked impressive with a brilliant figure of 2/25 in 4 overs.

Numbers and Stats from CSK vs MI game:

1 -
Nehal Wadhera registered his maiden fifty (64) in the IPL. It is also his first-ever fifty in T20 cricket.
2 - Only for the second time, CSK defeated MI twice in the league stage of an IPL season.

IPL 2014:
CSK beat MI by 7 wickets, Dubai
CSK beat MI by 4 wickets, Mumbai-WS

IPL 2023:
CSK beat MI by 7 wickets, Mumbai-WS
CSK beat MI by 6 wickets, Chennai 

3 -
For the first time, Matheesha Pathirana has picked three wickets (3/15) in an T20 innings.

4 - Ravindra Jadeja has dismissed Suryakumar Yadav for the fourth time in T20s overall.

Suryakumar Yadav vs Ravindra Jadeja in T20s:
Inns - 12
Runs - 48
Balls - 62
Outs - 4

13 -
After a period of 13 years, CSK defeated MI at the Chepauk Stadium in the IPL.

CSK vs MI at Chepauk Stadium:
2008 - CSK won by 6 runs
2010 - CSK won by 24 runs
2012 - MI won by 8 wickets
2013 - MI won by 9 runs
2015 - MI won by 6 wickets
2019 - MI won by 46 runs
2019 - MI won by 6 wickets (QF-1)
2023 - CSK won by 6 wickets 

16 -
Rohit Sharma holds the record for registering the most ducks (16) in the IPL.

Most ducks in the IPL:
Rohit Sharma - 16
Mandeep Singh - 15
Dinesh Karthik - 15
Sunil Narine - 15 

16 - CSK have won 16 matches against MI in the IPL.

Most wins against MI in the IPL:
CSK - 16
DC / PBKS - 15
RCB - 14 

17 - Piyush Chawla has taken 17 wickets in this IPL season, which is the joint-most for him in a single edition of IPL.

Most wickets taken by Piyush Chawla in an IPL season:
17 in 2008
17 in 2023
16 in 2011
16 in 2012