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IPL Flashback – 5 times openers stayed unbeaten until the last ball

September 24, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

IPL has become the most well-known cricket class on the planet on account of its uniqueness and star power included. Huge names like Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Yuvraj Singh, and a few others have been an aspect of the class, raised its notoriety and left. The triplet of Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli are ruling IPL at present. While Rohit and Dhoni have 7 IPL titles between them, Kohli is the most noteworthy run-scorer in the competition's history.

The unmistakable quality of opening batsmen is additionally extremely high in the IPL, and the accompanying five thumps demonstrated why to the fans.

Brendon McCullum – 158* against Royal Challengers Bangalore

In the first match of the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders struggled against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Despite having the home bit of leeway, Bangalore couldn't inconvenience the KKR group as their initial batsman McCullum scored 158* and helped KKR record a major success.

Manish Pandey – 114* against Deccan Chargers

Manish Pandey is the first Indian who recorded an IPL hundred to the delight of the cricket fans. Pandey played a delightful thump of 114 runs while opening the innings for RCB against Deccan Chargers in IPL 2009.

David Warner – 107* against Kolkata Knight Riders

David Warner is an essential piece of SRH at present, however, in 2010, he was a piece of DD. Warner scored a 69-ball 107* after opening the innings for Delhi and helped them get a score of 177/4. KKR lost the game by 40 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar – 100* against Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Kochi Tuskers Kerala played just one IPL season. However, the fans will recognize the group as the just one in IPL against whom Sachin Tendulkar hit a 100. The Little Master scored 100 off 66 in the wake of opening the innings. All things considered, KTK dominated that coordinate.

Chris Gayle – 175* against Pune Warriors India

This match and this innings from Chris Gayle will consistently have an uncommon spot in the hearts of RCB fans. Gayle overwhelmed the Pune bowling assault with a 66-ball 175*, which helped RCB dominate the match by a gigantic edge.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh