Pat Cummins performed his best-ever T20 innings in a shedding trigger as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fell 18 runs in need of the goal towards Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) on a batting paradise of a wicket at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Cummins registered his private finest rating of 66 runs from 34 deliveries together with 4 fours and 6 sixes. Cummins remained unbeaten and lacked assist from the opposite finish as KKR bundled out for 202 with 5 balls nonetheless left within the innings.
En route his unbeaten 66, Cummins smashed 30 runs off Sam Curran’s over getting into a uncommon listing of batsmen in IPL who’ve scored 30 or extra runs in an over. Chris Gayle is on the listing with 36 runs, Suresh Raina with 32 runs whereas Virender Sehwag, Shaun Marsh, Rahul Tewatia and Cummins have scored 30 runs in an over. Gayle seems twice on the listing with one other 30-run over.
The Australian all-rounder hit 4 sixes from Curran’s over together with three in a row. That is additionally the second time Cummins has hit a bowler for 4 sixes in an over in IPL. In IPL 2020, he hit Jasprit Bumrah for 4 sixes in an over as nicely. Cummins turned the third batsman to hit 4 sixes in an over twice or extra in IPL. Solely Gayle has carried out it seven instances in IPL whereas Hardik Pandya has carried out it two instances.
Cummins couldn’t take the sport until the final ball as Varun Chakravarthy and Prasidh Krishna bought run out attempting to take a few runs. Whereas Krishna’s possibilities have been much less to make it again to his finish Chakravarthy failed to reply to Cummins’ name and began late for the second run.
So close to but to this point. That was an unbelievable innings from Pat Cummins. May have been the best ever IPL chase. However to get from 31 for five to 202, @KKRiders will be very proud. Congratulations to @ChennaiIPL on the win. They’re on a roll. #CSKvsKKR pic.twitter.com/miAqq1Fwb6
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) April 21, 2021
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 21, 2021
Earlier Cummins had an strange day with the ball as he gave 58 runs from 4 overs. The present No.1 Take a look at bowler bowled a complete of seven wides in his spell.