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Quick Stats, Match 14, Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
Malinga becomes first to get fifers in all major formats
3 Number of five-wicket hauls taken by Malinga in Twenty20 cricket – most by any bowler. He was earlier tied with several bowlers with two such hauls.
4.1 Overs taken by the Chennai Super Kings to race to their fifty – fastest in the tournament (Sydney Sixers had also raced to their fifty in 4.1 overs against Yorkshire at Cape Town on October 16).
5 for 32 – Malinga’s figures in the match, best in a CLT20 match along with South Australia’s Shaun Tait (vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bengaluru in 2011).
8 Number of times Malinga has taken four or more wickets in Twenty20 cricket – most by any bowler. He went ahead of Umar Gul, who has seven such hauls against his name.
22 Wickets taken by Lasith Malinga in CLT20 – most by any bowler.
58.13 Sachin Tendulkar’s strike-rate in the tournament – worst for any batsman having faced 20 or more balls.
74 Runs scored by Dinesh Karthik – highest score by a wicketkeeper in CLT20.
184.21 MS Dhoni’s strike-rate in this match was his best in a CLT20 match. Interestingly, his previous best had also come against the Mumbai Indians – 169.23 (22* off 13) at Chennai in 2011.