IPL 5: Final: Chennai Vs Kolkata Highlights

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hennai, May 27: Kolkata Knight Riders claimed their maiden IPL trophy by defeating Chennai Super Kings by five wickets here on Sunday night.

[Scorecard: CSK vs KKR]

Here are the highlights of IPL 5 final.

# Kolkata won their maiden IPL title with two balls to spare, chasing 191. They lost five wickets

IPL 5: Final: CSK Vs KKR Highlights

# Manvinder Bisla was brilliant on the night. His 89 was the key in KKR's triumph. His knock came off 48 balls with eight fours and five sixes

# Jacques Kallis played the supporting role with 69 off 49 balls

# Chennai had won previous two finals after batting first. But this time, they could not repeat that feat

# KKR needed 9 runs off the final over and they finished game in four balls

# Kallis and Bisla put on a game-changing 136-run partnership in 13.4 overs

# Bisla was the Man-of-the-match

# Yusuf Pathan won his second IPL title with two different titles. He had won in 2008 with Rajasthan Royals

# It was also second IPL trophy for Laxmipathy Balaji. He won in 2010 with Chennai

# Kolkata's chase was off to a disastrous start as Hilfenhaus got captain Gautam Gambhir bowled for two in the first over

# Kolkata reached 56/1 in first six overs of powerplay

# Chennai captain MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first

# CSK scored 54/0 in first 6 overs of powerplay

# Chennai were 86/0 in 10 overs. In 15 overs, they had made 136/1

# Suresh Raina hit 5 sixes in his breezy 38-ball 73

# Michael Hussey scored 54 off 43 balls

# Chennai scored 8 sixes and 13 fours

# Chennai had three good partnerships, 87 (10.2 overs, Hussey-Murali Vijay), 73 (6.5, Hussey-Raina) and 30 (2.5, Dhoni-Raina)

# Kolkata's most successful bowler in IPL 5, Sunil Narine could not weave his magic tonight as he went wicketless for 37 runs in four overs

# Chennai were unchanged from the previous game

# Kolkata made three changes. Laxmipathy Balaji was injured while Brendon McCullum and Debabrata Das were dropped. Manvinder Bisla and Manoj Tiwary returned to the playing XI

# Chennai were playing in their third straight final and fourth overall

# Chennai had won both finals in 2010 and 2011 after batting first

# In previous finals, Chennai beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in 2010 and got the better of Royal Challengers Bangalore by 58 runs last year

# Previous three finals (2009, 2010, 2011)have been won by sides batting first

# 9 of Chennai's players were featuring in the final from the second year in a row. Ravindra Jadeja and Ben Hilfenhaus were the two new faces

# 7 Chennai players were in their third straight finals

# Dhoni, Vijay, Suresh Raina, Subramaniam Badrinath, Ravichandran Ashwin, Albie Morkel and Shadab Jakati are the seven players who in second straight final

# Hussey celebrated his 37th birthday today

# Australia umpire Simon Taufel officiated in his fourth straight IPL final

# Raina became the only player in IPL to have scored 400 or more runs in each of the five editions


Story first published:  Sunday, May 27, 2012, 22:18 [IST]
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