30 Mar 2019
IPL 2019: KXIP beat MI, here are the records broken
Batting first, MI posted 176/7 with Quinton de Kock scoring a fifty.
In reply, KXIP's top order did the job with Chris Gayle, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal chipping in with the bat. Here are the records broken.
Quinton de Kock surpasses 1,000-run mark in IPL
Quinton de Kock (60) hit six fours and two sixes, as the wicket-keeper batsman surpassed the 1,000-run mark in IPL (1,037).
He also smashed his seventh IPL career fifty.
He added 51 runs for the first wicket along with Rohit Sharma (35).
Rohit hit five fours and now has a tally of 394. He needs six more fours to reach the mark of 400.
Gayle goes past 300 sixes in IPL
Chris Gayle continued to be among the runs as he smashed a 24-ball 40.
Gayle hit four sixes and three fours.
The 'Universe Boss' now has 302 IPL sixes and became the first batsman to achieve this feat. Gayle also completed 500 career runs for KXIP (507).
Hardus Viljoen achieved his best IPL bowling tally (2/40).
This was his second match in the IPL.
KXIP vs MI
How did the match pan out?
MI's solidity at the top ensured that they kept going on well, before a blip in the middle saw them falter.
They were 146/5 when Kieron Pollard (7) got dismissed.
It was left to Hardik Pandya (31) to get the side to a decent total.
Age is just a number for Universe Boss
KXIP better the head-to-head record against MI
This was the 23rd meeting in the IPL between these two. KXIP's win tonight was their 11th. The tally reads 12-11 in MI's favor. At Mohali, this was the eighth IPL meeting. KXIP won their fourth encounter to see the head-to-head record stand at 4-4.