IPL 2019: Match 55, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings – Statistical Preview

IPL 2019: Match 55, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers of the battle of “Kings” on Sunday at Mohali.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Chennai Super Kings will finish their league stage by facing the Kings XI Punjab in the last match as they did during the previous edition. This game will be crucial in deciding CSK’s final position in the points table. If CSK defeats Kings XI or doesn’t lose by a big margin, they are confirmed about their top two finish irrespective of the MI-KKR game result. Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, needs to win by a huge margin with RR, SRH and KKR losing on the weekend.

All the key stats and numbers of the battle of “Kings” on Sunday

9 – Chennai Super Kings won nine consecutive tosses before losing one against the Delhi Capitals in the previous match. Their streak of winning nine tosses is the longest for any team in the IPL. Overall, the Super Kings won the toss in 11 of the 13 matches they played in 2019 IPL thus far.

22 – Dwayne Bravo has claimed 22 wickets in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab; the joint 3rd along with Lasith Malinga and Amit Mishra. Bravo averages 16.4 runs in the 15 IPL matches vs KXIP as he took 22 wickets at a strike-rate of 12.8 only. The Caribbean all-rounder picked up nine of those wickets in only five matches in Mohali at an average of 14.77.

53.68KL Rahul average 53.68 with the bat for the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL; the 2nd best batting average for a player for any particular team. (Min: 500 runs) Only David Warner is ahead of Rahul as he averages 55.44 for the Sunrisers.

58.5 – MS Dhoni’s batting average of 58.5 in the IPL is the highest for any player against Kings XI Punjab. (Min: 300 runs) Dhoni scored 585 runs across 20 innings comprising half-centuries against KXIP.

60.55 – Chris Gayle has a batting average of 60.55 in the IPL at the PCA Stadium in Mohali, the 2nd highest average for any player at a venue in the IPL. David Warner leads the list with as he scored 1602 runs at an average of 66.75 at the RGIC Stadium in Hyderabad. Gayle has aggregated 545 runs in Mohali across 11 innings with four fifties and an unbeaten 100.

99 – Chennai Super Kings needs one more win to become the 2nd team after Mumbai Indians to be victorious in 100 IPL matches. CSK’s maiden IPL victory came against Kings XI in Mohali only.

215 – Ambati Rayudu has amassed 215 runs in the IPL against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali; the most among the players in the current CSK squad. He scored those runs in seven innings at an average of 43 and a strike-rate of 152.48.

761Suresh Raina’s 761 runs in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab are the 3rd most number of runs by any player. He scored those 761 runs in 22 innings at an average of 42.27 average and a strike-rate of 152.50. Raina scored his only IPL century and three fifties against KXIP in this league.

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