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Hyderabad: May 9, 2013
# Michael Hussey (67 off 42 balls) became the first player to post five fifties in the present competition.
Overall, at the IPL, he has registered a century and eleven fifties in 41 games.
# With 574 runs (ave. 57.40), Hussey is the leading run-scorer at the IPL 2013. His aggregate is the highest by a Chennai batsman in an IPL season, surpassing Matthew Hayden‘s aggregate of 572 [ave. 52.00] in 12 games in 2009.
# Dale Steyn has bowled 147 dot balls in the present competition – the most delivered by a bowler.
# Thisara Perera (3/45) took his tally of wickets to 15 — the second highest for Hyderabad at the IPL, next only to the 17 by Amit Mishra.
# The first team to post 10 wins at the IPL 2013 is Chennai Super Kings.
# Chennai’s superb victory by 77 runs is their largest by runs margin against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL – the biggest loss suffered by Sunrisers Hyderabad in terms of runs at the IPL.
# Chennai Super Kings’ 223/3 is the highest total by any team against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the IPL apart from the highest total by any team at Uppal.
# Chennai Super Kings became the first side to make 200 or more nine times in the IPL.
# With 458 runs at an average of 50.88, Suresh Raina became the fifth batsman to amass 400 runs or more at IPL 2013.
He became the first player to complete 400-plus in all the six editions of the IPL.
# Raina’s excellent unbeaten 99 is the first such score in the IPL. He became the first batsman to post 98, 99 and a hundred at the IPL
# Raina has received his eighth Man of the Match award at the IPL.
# Ishant Sharma (4-0-66-0) has recorded a dubious feat of conceding most runs in an IPL innings.
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