New Delhi: In the 60th match of IPL, the player of Punjab Kings made such a ruckus that the ground slipped under the feet of the bowlers. In this match played between Punjab Kings and RCB at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, PBKS opener and English player Jonny Bairstow created havoc.
Bairstow started batting from the very first over. Bairstow showed his intentions by hitting a six off Maxwell’s fifth ball. After this, Bairstow did not stop. He hit 21 runs in the second over off Hazlewood’s balls. Bairstow also did not leave Mohammad Siraj, who came to bowl the third and sixth overs.
In the sixth over, Bairstow thrashed Siraj fiercely. Bairstow, who hit one four and three sixes in this over, thrilled the audience. Along with this, he also hit fifty in just 21 balls. He completed his half-century for sixes. It included three fours and 6 sixes.
Out in the 10th over
Bairstow got out in the 10th over. On the first ball of this over, Shahbaz Ahmed showed him the way to the pavilion by getting caught by Mohammad Siraj. Bairstow hit 66 runs in 29 balls including 4 fours and 7 sixes. His strike rate was 227.59.
Strike rate above 140
Bairstow is maintaining a strike rate of over 140 in this IPL season. He has scored 202 runs in 9 matches at an average of more than 25.
first published:May 13, 2022, 8:34 p.m.