Mumbai Indians scored 150 for 5 wickets in the 9th match of IPL 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad (Mumabai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad) thanks to an unbeaten 35-ball innings played by 22-year-old Windies star all-rounder Kieron Pollard. .
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Pollard stepped into the crease at a time when the Mumbai team had lost 4 wickets for a total of 114 runs. Pollard then scored at a strike rate of over 159 which included 3 sixes and a four.
The first six that Pollard hit in his innings was 105 meters long. This six was the longest six in the current IPL by Pollard at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday. Earlier, the longest six in IPL 2021 was named Glenn Maxwell for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) side. Maxwell had hit a 100-meter-long six.
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Right-handed batsman Pollard hit this long six off the ball of Mujeeb Ur Rahman. For Mumbai, opener Quinton de Kock contributed 40 while captain Rohit Sharma contributed 32 runs from 25 balls.
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Hyderabad made four changes
This is the third match for both teams. Adam Milne is making his debut for Mumbai in this match. He has been included in the team in place of Marco Janssen. On the other hand, Hyderabad has made 4 changes in the team. Virat Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Mujib ur Rehman and Khalil Ahmed have been retained in the squad, while the others out of the squad are Riddhimar Saha, Jason Holder, Shahbaz Nadeem and T. Natarajan.