Mumbai Indians' acting skipper Pollard played one of is own best hits in the IPL as MI chased down Kings XI Punjab's total of 197 to win by three wickets.
Kieron Pollard poured water that is cool KL Rahul's maiden hundred with a whirlwind knock as Mumbai Indians scripted a last-ball three-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab in an exciting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Wednesday in Mumbai.
Coming in to bat because of the rating reading 2/56 in the over that is eighth Mumbai Indians' acting skipper Pollard played one of is own most useful hits within the Indian Premier League as MI chased down Kings XI Punjab's total of 197 to win by three wickets during the Wankhede Stadium.
Within the lack of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, Pollard led by instance, hitting a 31-ball 83.
Speaking after the game, Pollard not only thanked God for providing him the strength to play the knock but additionally devoted the win to his spouse who was celebrating her birthday celebration.
"I would prefer to thank Jesus. Need to thank him for providing strength in my experience for doing things that I actually do. Also, like to thank my wife, it is her birthday and I also desire to devote this to her," he smiled today.
Commenting on the decision to promote himself up the order that is batting Pollard stated: "I went up your order because I enjoy batting at Wankhede. A plan was to attack Ashwin as spin wasn't doing great. Unfortunately, it didn't happen however it was about staying relaxed."
Pollard stated that it was a wicket that is great baton and there was clearly no point being critical regarding the bowlers. "Was a hard pitch to dish on and good to bat on, they got, therefore, we did well utilize the ball after the start. We did pull things back the middle overs a little but lost the plot at the end. Once more, cannot be harsh in the bowlers. We finished on the end that is correct of the result and as a result of God for that too," he stated.
Pollard additionally caused it to be clear that he had only stepped in as skipper and Rohit may be the frontrunner regarding the group. "clearly, Rohit is the captain of the group and it ended up being just a measure that is precautionary the team. He is back in the overall game that is next. I might gladly give it back once again to him and industry at the boundary, while also considering things to subscribe to the United team," he smiled.