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IPL 2019: Top 6 Performances from the league stage

The Top 6 batting performances in IPL league stage


4. Kieron Pollard 83 off 31 balls against Kings XI Punjab

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The West Indies hard-hitting batsman played a sensational knock against Kings XI Punjab at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 10th April 2019. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Pollard was named as the captain of the match.

Thanks to KL Rahul brilliant 100 and Chris Gayle 63, Kings XI Punjab scored 197 for 4 in 20 overs. Chasing the target of 198 runs to win, Mumbai Indians were struggling at 62 for 3. Pollard promoted himself and just took on the Kings XI Punjab bowlers. He was simply sensational with his hitting reaching his fifty off 22 balls.

It was an amazing batting display by Pollard who smashed every Kings XI Punjab bowlers. With the run rate climbing, he just transferred so much pressure on Sam Curran and every other KXIP. He was dismissed in the final over with a brilliant 83 off 31 balls with 3 fours and 10 sixes with a strike rate of 267.74.

Pollard was named as the man of the match for his captains knock and took Mumbai Indians to a thrilling 3 wicket win.