IPL 2021 Highlights, MI vs CSK: Kieron Pollard’s 87 Off 34 Powers Mumbai Indians Past Chennai Super Kings In High-Scoring Thriller


MI vs CSK IPL Highlights 2021: Kieron Pollards 87 Off 34 Powers Mumbai Indians Past Chennai Super Kings In High-Scoring Thriller

MI vs CSK Highlights: Kieron Pollard hits a shot during IPL 2021 Match 27.© BCCI/IPL


Kieron Pollard was in splendid form, helping Mumbai Indians (MI) defeat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 4 wickets in Match 27 of the ongoing Indian Premier League, at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Saturday. Chasing CSK’s 218/4, MI reached 219 for 6 in 20 overs, with Pollard sealing the game on the last ball of the match. The West Indies veteran was unbeaten after scoring 87 runs off 34 balls, packed with six fours and eight sixes. He also reached this season’s fastest half-century, in only 17 balls. MI also got a fine start, with Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma scoring 38 and 35 runs respectively. Krunal Pandya also made a noteworthy contribution with 32 runs. Sam Curran took three wickets for Chennai, while Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali got a wicket each. Earlier, CSK scored 218 for 4 in 20 overs, helped by an unbeaten 72-run knock by Ambati Rayudu. CSK had good batting performances with Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali getting half-centuries. Pollard was also in fine form with the ball, taking two wickets in two overs for MI. Meanwhile, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah got a wicket each for MI. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 27 Highlights Between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi

  • 23:32 (IST)

    Two runs, MI: 219/6 | MI WIN BY 4 WICKETS

    A good delivery by Ngidi, outside off. POllard hits it down the ground towards straight long-off. He sprints for a single and then another, and the direct hit is too late and wayward.

    MI win by four wickets!

  • 23:30 (IST)

    SIX!

    A poor delivery by Ngidi, and Pollard smashes it in the air to the right of Thakur at deep square leg for a six!

  • 23:28 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A yorker by Ngidi, down the leg side. Its more of a full toss, and Pollard hits it fine of long leg for a four!

  • 23:27 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A middle stump yorker by Ngidi, and Pollard inside edges it right of deep square leg for a four!

  • 23:25 (IST)

    OUT! James Neesham c Shardul Thakur b Sam Curran 0 (1)

    A low full toss by Curran, on middle. Neesham hits it sqaurer to Thakur for a catch, who was going to his left from deep square leg.

    Final over left, and MI need 16 from 6 balls!

    In walks, Dhawal Kulkarni.

  • 23:23 (IST)

    OUT! Hardik Pandya c Faf du Plessis b Sam Curran 16 (7)

    A good delivery by Curran, outside off. Pandya slices it in the air to Du Plessis, who goes to this right from wide long-off to catch it.

    In walks, James Neesham.

  • 23:21 (IST)

    SIX!

    A short delivery by Curran, and into the hips. Pandya skies it over square leg for a six!

  • 23:20 (IST)

    SIX!

    A length delivery by Curran, and outside off. Hardik clears the long-off boundary for a six!

  • 23:19 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short delivery by Thakur, outside off. Pollard hits it to the right of long-off for a four!

  • 23:18 (IST)

    SIX!

    A length delivery by Thakur, Pollard smashes it towards straight long-on for a six!

  • 23:13 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Thakur, outside of. Hardik guides it to the right of long-on for a single.

  • 23:10 (IST)

    OUT! Krunal Pandya lbw b Sam Curran 32 (23)

    BRILLIANT BY CURRAN!

    A quick full delivery by Curran, and Krunal doesn’t get time to get under it. Hits his boot in front of the stumps. LBW!

    In walks, Hardik Pandya.

  • 23:06 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A slow delivery by Ngidi, an offcutter on off. Krunal top edges it to the left of midwicket for a four and Gaikwad drops it!

  • 23:04 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A poor delivery by Ngidi, and short. Krunal glances it between Dhoni and short fine leg for a four!

  • 23:02 (IST)

    SIX!

    A short delivery by Ngidi, and Krunal top edges it over fine leg boundary for a four!

  • 22:58 (IST)

    FOUR! Kieron Pollard reaches the fastest half-century this season!

    A short delivery by Thakur, outside off. Pollard pulls it to the square leg boundary for a four, and reaches his half-century in 17 balls! THE FASTEST THIS SEASON!

  • 22:57 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Back of a length by Thakur, outside off. Pollard outside edges it past Dhoni for a four!

  • 22:54 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Thakur, wide of off. Pollard creams it to extra cover, where it goes past a diving Moeen for a four!

  • 22:54 (IST)

    SIX!

    A length delivery by Thakur, outside off. In Pollard’s arc, and he muscles it for another huge six!

  • 22:47 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Ngidi, outside off. Pollard guides it to covers for a single.

  • 22:46 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full delivery by Ngidi and outside off. Pollard smashes it past straight long-on for a six! He didn’t middle it but it had enough power!

  • 22:45 (IST)

    SIX!

    Back of a length by Ngidi, outside off. Pollard smokes it over midwicket for a six!

  • 22:43 (IST)

    SIX! MI: 114/3 | NEED 105 FROM 42 BALLS

    A length delivery by Jadeja, on the stumps. Pollard clears long-on for another six!

    20 runs from 13th over, and MI are 114 for three. They need 105 from 42 balls!

  • 22:42 (IST)

    SIX!

    A poor delivery by Jadeja, and Pollard goes on his back knee to smash it over the sweeper cover for a six!

  • 22:42 (IST)

    SIX!

    Jadeja tosses it up, wide of off. Pollard makes room to send it over wide long-off for a huge six!

  • 22:36 (IST)

    SIX!

    A length delivery by Thakur, and Krunal drills it over long-off for a six!

  • 22:33 (IST)

    One run, MI: 84/3 | NEED 135 FROM 54 BALLS

    A good delivery by Jadeja, and Krunal hits it to long-on for a single.

    MI need 135 from 54 balls!

  • 22:30 (IST)

    OUT! Quinton de Kock c and b Moeen ALi 38 (28)

    Ali tosses it full, on middle. De Kock edges it back to the bowler for a catch.

    In walks, Kieron Pollard.

  • 22:26 (IST)

    One run

    Ali tosses it up, and Krunal guides it into the leg side for a single.

  • 22:24 (IST)

    OUT! Suryakumar Yadav c MS Dhoni b Ravindra Jadeja 3 (3)

    Jadeja tosses it through on length, outside off. Suryakumar hits it behind to Dhoni for a catch!

    In walks, Krunal Pandya.

  • 22:20 (IST)

    OUT! Rohit Sharma c Ruturaj Gaikwad b Shardul Thakur 35 (24)

    Back of a length by Thakur, and around off. Rohit slices it square to Gaikwad for a catch!

    In comes, Suryakumar Yadav.

  • 22:10 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full toss by Chahar, on middle. De Kock smacks it through backward square leg for a four!

  • 22:06 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short length delivery by Ngidi, outside off. De Kock pulls it between the bowler and mid-on for a four!

  • 22:04 (IST)

    SIX!

    Ngidi pitches up his delivery, outside off. Rohit slams it over mid-on for a six!

  • 21:57 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A slow cutter by Curran, on the stumps. Rohit miscues his pull, but it goes over midwicket for a four!

  • 21:57 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short delivery by Curran, wider of off. Rohit top edges it over short third man for a four!

  • 21:56 (IST)

    SIX! MI: 30/0

    Back of a length by Chahar, and De Kock skies it over fine leg fence for a six!

  • 21:50 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A length delivery by Chahar, outside off. Rohit slams it past the right of lone slip and left of deep third man for a four!

  • 21:49 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Chahar, and Rohit drives it and edges it past right of slip for a four!

  • 21:47 (IST)

    One run

    Back of a length by Curran, and Rohit smacks it through the covers for a single.

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