IPL 2020: Pollard, Coulter-Nile Power MI To 176/6
Kieron Pollard and Nathan Coulter-Nile late strike powers Mumbai Indians(MI) to a top finish against Kings XI Punjab(KXIP).
Earlier, MI captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first. Mumbai got off to a shaky start as they lost three wickets inside the powerplay and scored 43 runs.
Krunal Pandya(34) and Quinton de Kock(53) stitched a slow 58 run partnership off 52 balls to get the team back on track.
Kieron Pollard(34) and Nathan Coulter-Nile(24) took the charge of death overs when the team lost three quick wickets in the middle overs.
Pollard hit four sixes during his innings while Coulter-Nile supported him by scoring four boundaries. Both the batsmen scored 57 runs in the last 21 balls.
For KXIP, Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers. He took two wickets in the four overs and conceded 30 runs.
Brief Score - 176/6 (Quinton de Kock - 53, Kieron Pollard - 34*; Mohammed Shami - 2/30)