3. Hardik Pandya 91 against Kolkata Knight Riders
Hardik Pandya played one of the best innings in IPL 2019 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on 28th April 2019. Chasing a massive target of 232 runs to win set by KKR, Mumbai Indians were struggling at 58 for 4.
Hardik Pandya came to the crease and just took on Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers right from the word go. He was simply sensational with his batting and reached his fifty off just 17 balls. After reaching his fifty, Hardik showed his class and gave a chance for Mumbai Indians to win the match.
He along with his brother Krunal Pandya added 64 runs for the 6th wicket. Hardik Pandya was dismissed for a brilliant 91 off 34 balls with 6 fours and 9 sixes with a strike rate of 267.64. Mumbai Indians lost the match by 34 runs as KKR restricted MI to 198 for 7 in 20 overs.
Hardik Pandya has been in sensational form for Mumbai Indians in this year’s IPL with 380 runs from 14 matches with a strike rate of 198.95. With the ball, he has taken so far 14 wickets from 14 matches with an economy of 9.46 runs. He would play a key role for Mumbai Indians with both bat and ball in the playoff stage.