KXIP made 198 runs in their 20 overs thanks to a classy century by Hashim Amla and some blistering hitting by Glenn Maxwell.
However, they wouldn’t have thought even in their nightmares that they would fall almost 60-70 runs short. Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler gave MI a start of 81 runs in first 6 overs. Buttler continued and made a blistering 77 in 37 balls and got some leading support from Nitish Rana who continued and made 62 runs with 7 sixes to his name.
MI in the end won the match by 8 wickets and both teams made 276 runs in boundaries. The Twitter fans of IPL poured their reactions like rain as MI demolished KXIP badly.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 20, 2017
Unreal mate! Rana aint half bad either! 23 years of age! Proper talent! https://t.co/6t1hUM44QD— Brendon McCullum (@Bazmccullum) April 20, 2017
Most sixes in an IPL innings without a four:— Sahil Mehan (@mehansahil) April 20, 2017
7 NITISH RANA tonight *
6 D Miller v RR, 2014
5 D Bravo v DC, 2012