A humorous and fascinating incident occurred throughout the conflict between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Thursday involving batsman Kieron Pollard and pacer Andre Russell.
On the fourth ball of the nineteenth over throughout MI’s innings, Russell delivered an excellent 141 kph toe-crushing yorker as Kieron Pollard was organising for a giant slog. The ball caught him off-guard to which his solely instinctive response was to depart it widening his legs.
Fortunately for Kieron Pollard, the ball didn’t hit the leg-stump and solely went via between his legs. This left the commentators in laughter.
That escape did assist Pollard a lot as he might make just one run after that and obtained run out within the final over.
KKR slam MI with a 7-wicket win
Eoin Morgan’s facet delivered a thumping 7-wicket win on Thursday. After being 56/0 on the finish of the powerplay, and 77/0 on the 9-over mark, Mumbai might handle solely 155 in 20 overs.
The goal was chased down comfortably by the KKR batters – there have been left with 29 balls to spare – courtesy of blazing fifties from Venkatesh Iyer (53 off 30 balls) and Rahul Tripathi (74*off 42). It was Sunil Narine who bagged the Participant Of The Match award for his figures of 1/20 the place he tied down the MI batters.
MI have now slipped to the sixth place within the factors desk whereas KKR have entered the highest 4. Mumbai will journey again to Dubai to tackle Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday. Kolkata will keep in Abu Dhabi the place they are going to tackle the Chennai Tremendous Kings on Sunday afternoon.