Kieron Pollard’s 22-ball 35, laced with two sixes off the final two deliveries of the innings, helped Mumbai Indians attain 150/5 towards Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. The West Indies dasher hit three maximums throughout his innings to turn out to be the third abroad participant after Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers to hit 200 sixes within the IPL.
Within the 17th over bowled by debutant Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Pollard hit the primary six of his knock which landed on the roof of Chepauk. Exhibiting his big-hitting prowess, Pollard smoked it over deep mid-wicket to hit the largest six of the continued IPL version. It was 105 meters lengthy.
Listed below are the largest sixes hit in IPL 2021:
Pollard was additionally helped within the center by wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock, who scored 40 off 39 balls earlier than falling to Mujeeb. De Kock and Rohit Sharma (32) added a 55-run opening stand earlier than Mumbai Indians had been jolted by Vijay Shankar. The all-rounder picked wickets of Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav (10) to hinder MI’s run-flow.
In the long run, it was Pollard’s sheer energy that helped MI publish a aggressive complete on the board. He hit 17 off the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. For SRH, Shankar (2/19), Mujeeb (2/29) and Khaleel Ahmed (1/24) had been profitable bowlers.