Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

CSK defeated KKR by 49 runs in match number 33 of IPL 2023, with the help of a consistent show from Devon Conway and stunning fifties from Ajinkya Rahane and Shivam Dube. CSK posted 235/4 as Rahane smashed 71 runs off 29 balls, while Dube recorded a 20-ball fifty.

Jason Roy-Rinku Singh's partnership salvaged some pride for the KKR side in the second innings, which helped them to post at least a decent total of 186/6 on board. Jason Roy's knock gave some mild hopes for KKR fans as he smashed a fifty from just 19 balls. CSK's impact player Akash Singh bowled a brilliant spell in the powerplay overs, and in the death overs, Matheesha Pathirana was simply brilliant with the ball.  

Numbers and stats from KKR vs CSK game: 

2 -
Rinku Singh registered second fifty in the IPL.

Highest score for Rinku Singh in IPL:
58*(31) vs SRH in Kolkata, 2023
53*(33) vs CSK in Kolkata, 2023
48*(21) vs GT in Ahmedabad, 2023

4 - Devon Conway has smashed four consecutive fifty-plus scores in IPL.

Most runs by a CSK batsman in four consecutive IPL innings:
Michael Hussey - 268 in 2013
Devon Conway - 266 in 2023
Suresh Raina - 262 in 2013

Batters to smash four (or) more consecutive fifty-plus scores for CSK in the IPL:
Faf du Plessis in 2021
Devon Conway in 2023

15 - Sunil Narine has recorded joint-most ducks (15) in the IPL history.

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

19 -
Jason Roy smashed a 19-ball fifty in this match.

Fastest fifty in IPL 2023:
Nicholas Pooran - 15b vs RCB in Bengaluru
Ajinkya Rahane - 19b vs MI in Mumbai-WS
Jason Roy - 19b vs CSK in Kolkata 

20 - Shivam Dube recorded a fifty from just 20 balls.

Fastest fifty for CSK in the IPL by balls faced:
Suresh Raina - 16b vs PBKS in Mumbai-WS, 2014
Moeen Ali - 19b vs RR in Mumbai-BS, 2022
Ajinkya Rahane - 19b vs MI in Mumbai-WS, 2023
MS Dhoni - 20b vs MI in Bengaluru, 2012
Ambati Rayudu - 20b vs MI in Delhi, 2021
Shivam Dube - 20b vs KKR in Kolkata, 2023  

235 - CSK scored 235/4 in this game which remains to be the highest total against KKR in IPL and also CSK holds the record for registering the highest total in IPL at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 

Highest IPL total at Eden Gardens, Kolkata:
CSK - 235/4 vs KKR, 2023
KKR - 232/2 vs MI, 2019
SRH - 228/4 vs KKR, 2023

Highest total against KKR in the IPL:
CSK - 235/4 in Kolkata, 2023
DC - 228/4 in Sharjah, 2020
SRH - 228/4 in Kolkata, 2023

Highest total for CSK in the IPL:
246/5 vs RR in Chennai, 2010
240/5 vs PBKS in Mohali, 2008
235/4 vs KKR in Kolkata, 2023  

244.83 - Ajinkya Rahane has a strike rate of 244.83 in this IPL innings.

Highest S.R for CSK batsman in an IPL inning (min. 25 balls faced):
Suresh Raina - 348 vs PBKS in Mumbai-WS, 2014
Ambati Rayudu - 266.66 vs MI in Delhi, 2021
Ajinkya Rahane - 244.83 vs KKR in Kolkata, 2023

Highest S.R for a batsman in an IPL season (min 200 runs scored):
Andre Russell - 204.81 in 2019
Ajinkya Rahane - 199.04 in 2023
Andre Russell - 192.89 in 2015

Note: Rahane still hasn't completed playing full IPL season in 2023.