Abu Dhabi. Kieron Pollard is one of the legends of T20. Apart from scoring more than 11 thousand runs in T20, he has hit more than 750 sixes. He completed 300 T20 wickets by taking 2 wickets against Punjab Kings while playing Mumbai Indians on Tuesday in a match of IPL 2021. He is only the 11th bowler in the world to take more than 300 wickets. Mumbai is bowling first after winning the toss in the match. He needs to win this match to stay in the race for the playoffs.
Kieron Pollard dismissed Chris Gayle (1) and Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul (21) in the 7th over of the innings. Before this match, he had taken 298 wickets at an average of 25 in 564 matches. The economy was 8.22. He achieved the feat of taking 4 wickets 7 times. His best performance has been 4 wickets for 15 runs. He has taken 38 wickets in 88 T20 Internationals. He is also currently the captain of the West Indies T20 team.
Hit more sixes than fours in T20
Before this match, Kieran Pollard scored 11202 runs in 564 T20Is at an average of 32. Only 5 players in the world have been able to score more than 10 thousand runs. He has scored one century and 56 half-centuries. Hit 707 fours and 757 sixes. That is, he has hit more sixes than fours. In 88 matches of T20 International, he has scored 1378 runs at an average of 25. Has scored 6 fifties. Here too he has hit 80 fours and 93 sixes. He has also made a record of hitting 6 sixes in an over in T20 Internationals. West Indies fast bowler Dwayne Bravo holds the record for taking most wickets in T20. He has taken 546 wickets. He plays for CSK in IPL.
The playing-11 of both the teams is like this
Mumbai Indians Playing XI– Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult.
Punjab Kings Playing XI– KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh