Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai
Quick Stats: Match 5 - Auckland vs Kolkata Knight Riders
All-round Mahmood rewrites records as Aces clock 8th successful run-chase in a row
6.66 Azhar Mahmood’s bowling average in the tournament – 9 wickets in 3 matches (including the Qualifiers).
8 Auckland have now won last 8 consecutive T20 matches in which they have batted second. Last time they batted second and lost a match was against the Kolkata Knight Riders at Hyderabad in 2011.
19 Man of the Match awards won by Azhar Mahmood in Twenty20 cricket – second most by any player in this format after Chris Gayle (23).
31 Auckland’s score after the first two overs. This equals the record of highest team score after first two overs in any CLT20 match. The Eagles had also made 31 against Trinidad & Tobago at Hyderabad in 2009.