Pollard helps MI overcome KXIP

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11 Apr 2019

MI clinch a last-ball thriller against KXIP, here're records broken

Mumbai Indians clinched a last-ball thriller against Kings XI Punjab in match number 24 of the Indian Premier League 2019.

With this win, MI now sits on the third spot with eight points from six matches.

Batting first, KXIP amassed 197/4 with KL Rahul smashing 100*.

Hosts Mumbai got off to a poor start but Kieron Pollard's 83 off 31 sealed the deal.

Gayle

Gayle smashes 26th fifty, equals Gambhir in terms of runs

Gayle smashes 26th fifty, equals Gambhir in terms of runs

Gayle hit three fours and seven sixes in his 36-ball 63.

The veteran southpaw now has 310 career IPL sixes to his name.

He also smashed his 26th career fifty in IPL.

The West Indian legend equalled Gautam Gambhir in terms of career IPL runs (4,217). He also went past Shikhar Dhawan (4,210 runs).

Gayle went past 200 runs in IPL 2019 (223).

Rahul

Rahul slams maiden career IPL ton

KL Rahul is now the fourth centurion this season.

He joins likes of Sanju Samson, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.

This was Rahul's maiden IPL ton.

He smashed six fours and six sixes in a 64-ball innings.

Rahul has now amassed one ton and three fifties in the last five innings against MI. He also went past 150 fours in IPL (152).

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Stat attack: Rahul goes past 300 runs in IPL 2019

Rahul has amassed 1,701 runs in the IPL. With this, he has now gone past Kumar Sangakkara in terms of IPL runs (1,687). Rahul now has 317 runs this season from seven matches. He is only behind Warner. Rahul has one century and three fifties.

MI vs KXIP

How did the match pan out?

How did the match pan out?

Gayle and Rahul gave KXIP the perfect start as the side raced to 116 in the 13th over.

From there on, MI hit back and reduced KXIP to 151/4.

Rahul's heroics at the death saw the visitors get past 190-run mark.

In reply, MI had a bad start as they were reduced to 94/4.

Kieron Pollard took control as Mumbai went past the line.

Gayle and Rahul notch impressive feats

Gayle has now hit the most maximums against MI in IPL. He went past Suresh Raina, who has 35 sixes. Rahul became the 10th KXIP player to score a ton in the IPL.

Rohit misses out!

MI gain command against KXIP in head-to-head tally

This was the 24th meeting between the two teams. This was MI's 13th win against KXIP. At the Wankhede, the tally reads 5-4 in MI's favor.

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