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Mayank Agarwal – KXIP Saviour
KXIP player Mayank Agarwal receives praise from the cricket fans around the world after his effortful fielding at the boundary ropes. During the match against Mumbai Indians, M Agarwal fielding effort to save a six plays a crucial role while chasing in the 2nd super over.
Double Super over match
After equalling the target of 176 runs set by MI, the match has extended to play the first super over. As per the super over rule, KXIP continues to bat while MI bowls the first super over.
First Super over
KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran get in to bat while Jasprit Bumrah opens the attack against KXIP. Without any boundaries of the over KXIP scored 5 runs at the end of the super over. MI batsmen Rohit Sharma and de Kock get in to the strike. Chasing a 5 run in super over is a simple task for these experienced players.
But Shami’s yorker deliveries scatters MI dream of chasing 5 runs in the first super over. KL Rahul with an impressive glove work dismissed de Kock while running for the second run. It leads to the second super over of the match and this is the first match to play the second super over in IPL 2020.
Second Super over
MI continuous to strike while Pollard and Hardik Pandya get in to the crease where Suryakumar is padding up for the third. Jordan opens the attack for KXIP where Pollard makes an impressive boundary off the third delivery and makes MI scored 7 runs.
Mayank Agarwal massive effort to save the six
In the last delivery of the second super over Pollard pumps it to a flat-six but Mayank Agarwal on the boundary with a timed jump saves the six while giving just 2 runs of the final delivery.
A massive effort from Mayank to save the six which makes the target as 12 instead of 16. With a target of 12 to chase down Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal gets in to the crease with a six off the first delivery Gayle reduces the pressure. Mayank with a couple of boundaries leads KXIP to win the second super over.
Watch Mayank Agarwal performance at the boundary rope
Virender Sehwag Praises over Mayank Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal received praises from Virender Sehwag as he also plays a crucial role with the bat along with gayle in the second super over. Sehwag in his official twitter wrote “Agarwal ji ka jawaab nahi. Great save on the boundary and doing it with calmness with the Universe Boss in the second super over. What a Sunday ! #MIvsKXIP”
Agarwal ji ka jawaab nahi.
Great save on the boundary and doing it with calmness with the Universe Boss in the second super over. What a Sunday !#MIvsKXIP
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 18, 2020