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IPL 2022: Pat Cummins bats against Mumbai, hits half-century in 14 balls

Pat Cummins is considered probably the greatest bowlers on this planet, however it was not his ball however his bat that helped Kolkata win the match.

Kolkata Knight Riders confronted Mumbai on Wednesday within the Indian Premier League 2022 (IPL 2022). Batting first within the match, Mumbai had set a goal of 162 runs in opposition to Kolkata. It was turning into tough for Kolkata to realize this goal as a result of the bowlers of Mumbai have been bowling nicely. Kolkata misplaced the wickets of their main batsmen. There have been hopes from Andre Russell, however he too received caught in Mumbai’s short-ball technique. Russell received out on the primary ball of the 14th over and from right here Kolkata wanted 61 runs in 41 balls to win. Though Venkatesh Iyer was on the different finish and was enjoying nicely, however the crew’s victory appeared tough. However then got here Pat Cummins, who confirmed his mischievous abilities with the bat and helped Kolkata win 4 overs earlier.

The sort of batting that Cummins didn’t anticipate, Kolkata and Cummins himself didn’t. Cummins rained sixes and fours as quickly as he got here and scored a half-century. He additionally made some information. Cummins remained unbeaten on 56 off 15 balls. His innings included six sixes and 4 fours.

quickest fifty
Cummins accomplished his half-century in simply 14 balls within the match and have become the quickest batsman to attain a fifty within the IPL. He has equaled KL Rahul on this matter. Rahul did this whereas enjoying for Kings XI Punjab (Punjab Kings) in opposition to Delhi Daredevils at IS Bindra Stadium in 2018. Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine are at quantity two on this case. Each scored half-centuries in 15-15 balls in IPL.

He scored 35 runs in an over
Cummins got here within the 14th over. He hit a six off Tim Mills on the fifth ball of the over and a 4 off the final ball. From right here on, Cummins’ aggressive nature was a significant motive for Mumbai’s defeat. Cummins didn’t spare Bumrah both. Bumrah hit the fifteenth over, the second and third balls of the over have been empty however hit sixes and fours on the fourth and fifth balls. After this an over got here which gave Kolkata victory.

Daniel Sams brings the sixteenth over. Cummins hit an excellent six off the primary ball. Chogo hits the ball in entrance of him. He hit two extra sixes within the third and fourth balls. Two runs got here off the fifth ball. Right here Cummins was saved from getting out. Suryakumar took an excellent catch on Cummins’s shot however the ball was declared and two runs have been scored. Cummins accomplished his half-century by hitting the following ball and he hit a six off the final ball. A complete of 35 runs have been scored on this over. That is the second costliest over within the historical past of IPL.

was enjoying his first match
Cummins was enjoying his first match of the season. Earlier he was on a tour of Pakistan together with his nationwide crew after which went to attend Shane Warne’s funeral. He returned on a date and accomplished a three-day quarantine. Nevertheless, as a consequence of Cricket Australia guidelines, he couldn’t play earlier than 5 April. This match was his first match of the season which he has made memorable together with his bat.

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