On Friday, SunRisers Hyderabad succumbed to a 42-run defeat to Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2021 tie in Abu Dhabi. However, MI failed to books its place in the playoffs.
Former champion SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) produced a colourful performance to restrict defending champion Mumbai Indians (MI) from reaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 playoffs, despite suffering a 42-run defeat in Match 55 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. However, the match witnessed some record-breaking performances, as we take a look.
Manish Pandey scripts a captaincy record
Pandey made his captaincy debut, having played 153 IPL matches, which is the most to date, going past Kieron Pollard (137).He also became the IPL batter to score the most unbeaten half-centuries in an unsuccessful run chase (4), going past MS Dhoni and David Miller (three each).
Ishan Kishan scores a few records
- Kishan scored his half-century in just 16 deliveries. It was the fastest for MI to date, going past Pollard's 17 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2016.
- He also became the second individual to score an IPL 50 within four overs after KL Rahul.
- He has scored the third-highest runs in the Powerplay (63) after Adam Gilchrist (74) and Suresh Raina (87).
- Also, he and Suryakumar Yadav scored 80-plus runs at a strike rate of more than 200.00, a first in the exact IPL match.
MI scores some highest
MI scored 131 within ten overs, which is the join highest after ten overs, along with Punjab Kings (PBSK) against SRH in 2014. Also, 235/9 is MI's highest IPL total, going past 223/6 against PBKS in 2017.
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Winning the toss and electing to bat, MI posted its highest IPL total of 235/9, thanks to Kishan and Yadav's spirited 84 and 82, each. In reply, the SRH batters were determined, not allowing MI to win by a margin of 171 runs, while the latter did win by 42 runs.
Brief scores: MI 235/9 (Kishan- 84, Yadav- 82; Holder- 4/52) defeated SRH 193/8 (Roy- 34, Abhishek 33, Pandey 69*; Neesham- 2/28) by 42 runs.