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Ashwin strikes late

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May 16, 2018 21:45




MI 154-6 (16 ovs) vs KXIP | Scorecard

Fifty runs and 2 wickets have come off the last 4 overs as Pollard and Krunal fought back valiantly here.

Cutting is the new batsman and he gets off the mark with a single.

Hardik then gets a single.

Dot to end the over as 3 runs and a wicket come off the over.

Captain Ashwin brings himself on and does the trick.

He starts with a dot to Hardik.

Next ball Hardik takes a single to bring Pollard on strike.

Ashwin tosses it up, a bit wide, Pollard beaten for pace and plays the ball to long-off. He goes for 50.

Hardik comes in to bat and gets off the mark with a single.

Next ball, full ball and Pollard just has a go at it and the ball catches the edge and runs to the third man boundary.

Wide ball and Pollard again just slashes and the ball runs to the third man boundary for successive fours.

Slower ball and Pollard pummels the ball over long-off for a six to bring up his half-century. 

17 runs and a wicket come in the over.

Stoinis comes back into the attack and Krunal starts with a couple to the leg side.

Stoinis gets the much-needed breakthrough.

Krunal is caught at short deceived by the length, to edges it to short fine for a catch and he has to walk back for 32 off 23.


Rajpoot comes into the attack and Krunal starts with a single to long-on.

Next ball, Pollard just muscles the ball over long-on for a six.

A mis-field in the deep then gifts him a boundary.

Next ball, Pollard plays the ball off his pads for a boundary to square leg.

Pollard then gets a single.

Rajpoot then bowls a wide.

Krunal then ends the over with a single off a leg bye.



Axar continues and again the batsmen are happy to rotate the strike. 

Last ball of the over Pollard smashes the ball over long-on for a six as 12 come off the over.