On Sunday, Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in a last-over finish in Sharjah to maintain their 100 per cent record against Shikhar Dhawan's team. CSK have never lost to Sunrisers in three IPL matches and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team has won four games in succession in the current edition of the Indian Premier League. (Match report | Scorecard | Highlights)
CSK have become synonymous with Dhoni for both good and bad reasons. The Indian captain has been the longest-serving captain in IPL, having led CSK from the tournament's inception. No wonder that Dhoni has achieved several personal milestones. Dhoni was unbeaten on 13 when he struck the winning boundary against Sunrisers on Sunday. This was the 27th time he has remained undefeated, a record. Dhoni's tally of 2333 (ave.37.62) in 101 matches is the eighth highest in IPL history. (Also read: Dhoni says losing toss vs Hyderabad was a blessing)
Under Dhoni, CSK also have a high winning percentage. Chennai have won 62 and lost 38 out of 101 played in the IPL (NR 1) -- winning percentage of 62.00. CSK have won the IPL twice and this year, they are level with table-toppers Kings XI Punjab on eight points each. CSK have played five games as against Punjab's four.