IPL 2021: Kieron Pollard broke the record of Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw on the strength of his batting. The match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings was played yesterday in the 14th season of the Indian Premier League 2021.
In this match of yesterday, the Mumbai team recorded a historic victory. In which Kieron Pollard caused havoc and he scored almost half-century of this season.
Kieron Pollard played an unbeaten inning of 87 runs for Mumbai, facing 34 balls. Mumbai all-rounder Kieron Pollard has become the fastest half-century cricketer of the 14th season of IPL 2021, continuing his superb form for the Mumbai Indians.
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In this match, he has scored the most successful chase in the history of IPL of the Mumbai Indians team by playing 87 runs while facing 34 balls.
Due to these excellent innings by Pollard, Mumbai defeated Chennai by 4 wickets. Pollard hit 6 sixes and 3 fours for his half-century.
During this, he completed his half-century in just 17 balls. The Mumbai Indians team decided to bowl first by winning the toss against Chennai.
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The Chennai Super Kings team, who came out to bat first, set a target of 219 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.
In response to that, Kieron Pollard’s 87-run innings chased the target, Mumbai team won the match by 4 wickets on the last ball.
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Mumbai’s Kieron Pollard broke the record of Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw on the strength of his batting. Delhi opener Prithvi Shaw scored a half-century in just 18 balls against Kolkata this season.
While Ambati Rayudu and Deepak Hooda are third in this list. Pollard from Mumbai came to bat at the crease when the team’s score was 81 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 10 overs.
After landing on the field, the West Indies batsman did not look back again. He played hard-hitting cricket against every bowler from Chennai.
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Pollard hit a total of 8 skyscraper sixes during his dangerous innings. In addition to this, he also planted these fours.
Pollard along with Krunal Pandya formed a very important partnership of 89 runs in just 41 balls. Pollard, who won the man of the match in this match, also showed brilliance during his bowling. Kieron Pollard also took two crucial wickets for 12 runs in his 2-over spell.
In how many balls, Kieron Pollard made a half-century?
Kieron Pollard’s performance in this IPL match played between CSK and Mumbai Indians was very much appreciated.
He made 87 runs in 34 balls, starting the best innings. He has become the first such cricketer to score the fastest century in the IPL. Pollard also hit 6 sixes and 3 fours to complete his half-century.