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5 breathtaking moments in IPL 2021

May 11, 2021

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Every year, the IPL has provided fans with the most exciting T20 action around the globe. The 14th edition of the IPL was no different. IPL 2021 witnessed some mind-blowing performances with both the ball and bat. That said, here are the 5 most breathtaking moments in the IPL this year:

5. Prithvi Shaw’s 6 back-to-back boundaries

DC locked horns with KKR in the 25th match of the IPL this season. Delhi needed to chase 155 runs to win the match against KKR. The duo of Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw ran riot against KKR’s bowlers. Shaw, in particular, looked relentless. In just 41 balls, Shaw racked up 82 runs. Shaw targeted KKR’s Shivam Mavi. In Mavi’s over, Shaw amassed 6 consecutive boundaries. This was the 2nd instance in which a batsman achieved this feat in IPL history. In the end, DC went on to win the match with 7 wickets in hand.

4. Kieron Pollard’s run chase against CSK

Kieron Pollard completely dominated CSK’s bowlers in the 27th match of IPL 2021. MI needed 219 runs to register a remarkable victory against CSK. Kieron Pollard looked unplayable in the match against CSK. In just 35 balls, Pollard amassed 87 runs in total. His remarkable innings with the bat guided MI to an incredible victory against CSK in the 27th match of IPL 2021.

3. RCB’s narrow victory of 1 run against DC

RCB locked horns with DC in the 22nd match of IPL 2021. DC needed 171 runs to win the match against RCB. In the last over, DC needed 13 to win the match. Mohammed Siraj’s superb bowling helped RCB restrict DC to just 11 runs in the final over. In the end, RCB won the match by just a single run.

2. A nail-biting super over between DC and SRH

The DC-SRH match in IPL 2021 boiled down to a super over. SRH posted 7 runs in the super over, thanks to some brilliant bowling from Axar Patel. In reply, DC amassed 8 runs in the super over. By winning the super over, DC emerged victorious over SRH in the 20th match of IPL 2021.

1. Ravindra Jadeja amassed 37 runs off Harshal Patel’s over

Ravindra Jadeja completely exploited Harshal Patel in the final over of CSK’s innings in the 19th match of IPL 2021. Quite remarkably, Jadeja smacked 37 runs in Harshal Patel’s final over. Jadeja finished with 62 off just 28 balls. In the end, RCB lost the match by 69 runs. However, the highlight of the match was Jadeja’s sublime batting display in the final over of CSK’s innings.

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