Two games and two last over finishes for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018 so far. It was Dwayne Bravo in the opening game at the Wankhede stadium, and in the second game, it was Sam Billings who took CSK past the finishing line.
Kolkata Knight Riders who were reduced to 89/5 in 10 overs, managed to post a huge total of 202 runs for 6 wickets in their 20 overs with the help of Andre Russell who produced a sensational innings of 88* off just 36 balls. Shane Watson (42), Ambati Rayudu (39) and Sam Billings (56) helped CSK to chase down the target in last over.
All the stats and facts from the fifth match of IPL 2018 between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai:
5 - five matches in this season so far and all five matches have been won by the team batting 2nd.
7 - Andre Russell became the 7th batsman to hit 10 or more sixes in an innings in the IPL.
Players to hit 10 or more sixes in an innings in IPL -
Chris Gayle - 17 vs PWI at Bangalore, 2013.
Brendon McCullum - 13 vs RCB at Bangalore, 2008.
Chris Gayle - 13 vs DD at Delhi, 2012.
AB de Villiers - 12 vs GL at Bangalore, 2016.
Chris Gayle - 12 vs KXIP at Bangalore, 2015.
Andre Russell - 11 vs CSK at Chennai, 2018.
Sanath Jayasuriya - 11 vs CSK at Mumbai, 2008.
Murali Vijay - 11 vs RR at Chennai, 2010.
Adam Gilchrist - 10 vs MI at Mumbai, 2008.
21 - Sam Billings scored the third fastest fifty for CSK in the Inidan Premier League.
Fastest fifty for CSK in IPL -
Suresh Raina - 16 balls vs KXIP, 2014.
MS Dhoni - 20 balls vs MI, 2012.
Sam Billings - 21 balls vs KKR, 2018.
31 - Number of sixes hit in the match, the joint most in an IPL match.
Most sixes in an IPL match -
31 - CSK vs KKR at Chennai, 2018.
31 - DD vs GL at Delhi, 2017.
30 - CSK vs RR at Chennai, 2010.
88 - Andre Russell's 88* is the highest score by a number 7 batsman in the Indian Premier League.
107 - Number of sixes hit off Dwayne Bravo's bowling, the most for any fast bowler in the Indian Premier League.
3017 - MS Dhoni became the second player to score 3000 runs for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL after Suresh Raina (3717).
205/5 - CSK's 205/5 is the sixth highest successful run chase in the Indian Premier League.
Highest successful run chases in IPL -
217/7 - RR vs DC at Hyderabad, 2008.
214/3 - DD vs GL at Delhi, 2017.
211/4 - KXIP vs SRH at Hyderabad, 2014.
208/5 - CSK vs RCB at Chennai, 2012.
206/4 - KXIP vs CSK at Abu Dhabi, 2014.
205/5 - CSK vs KKR at Chennai, 2018.