The statistical highlights between the final match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata which the Mumbai Indians won by 23 runs.
# Dwayne Bravo‘s superb figures of four for 42 are the best by a Chennai bowler against Mumbai Indians in the IPL, surpassing his own three for nine at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on May 21, 2013.
# Bravo has become the second bowler after Anil Kumble (4/16 against Deccan Chargers at Johannesburg on May 24, 2009) to register a four-wicket instance in the IPL final. Both the bowlers figure in a losing cause.
# Kieron Pollard‘s match-winning unbeaten 60 off 32 balls is his fifth fifty in the IPL. For the first time, he has aggregated 400 runs in an IPL season – 420 at an average of 42.00 in eighteen innings, including three half-centuries.
# Pollard has become the third all-rounder after Jacques Kallis and Irfan Pathan to achieve the double of 1000 runs and 50 wickets in the IPL.
# Pollard has received his seventh Man of the Match award in the IPL.
# Pollard (1059) became the fourth batsman to reach 1000 runs for Mumbai Indians at the IPL, joining Sachin Tendulkar (2334), Rayudu (1349) and Rohit Sharma (1343).
# Dinesh Karthik has become the first wicketkeeper to reach 500 runs in an IPL season, aggregating 510 at an average of 28.33 in 19 matches.
# Karthik became the second Mumbai batsman to amass 500 runs, next only to Rohit Sharma’s tally of 538 (ave.38.42) in nineteen matches.
# For the first time in an IPL season, two Mumbai batsmen have managed 500 runs.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 63 off 45 balls is his 13th fifty at the IPL – the second highest score in a losing cause in a Grand Final. Suresh Raina had posted 73 against Kolkata at Chepauk, Chennai on May 27, 2012.
# Dhoni has recorded his best performance in an IPL competition – 461 (ave. 41.90), including four fifties, in 18 matches.