There comes yet another mind-boggling record from the game of cricket. After a few incredible scenarios in the recent past, now, we witnessed a wonderful unbeaten 324*-run knock in a 25-over game. It was the opener Iknoor Singh, who achieved the rarest landmark.
It was in the quarterfinal match between Pittspunters and Kent CC. Punters, who batted first in the all-important game, saw the opening duo giving a sensational start as they stitched 159 runs for the opening wicket in just 8.4 overs.
Iknoor Singh was the wrecker-in-chief, as he looked completely in a new zone throughout the game. Later, he stitched a 90-run partnership with Vijay Matta, who scored 21 runs of 21 balls. Iknoor Singh batted like a beast in the middle, smashing every alternate ball to the fence.
His incredible knock took only 97 deliveries, which tells you the onslaught registered by Iknoor Singh in the middle. In his 324-run knock, he scored as many as 39 Sixes alongside 14 boundaries. Such has been his heroics in the middle for Pittspunters.
Iknoor Singh smashed at the rate of 334 and haven’t spared any bowler during his massive knock. The lowest economy rate for a bowler was 11.20, which tells you the story.
In reply to the chase, Kent CC never looked like chasing the tally, as they lost wickets on a regular basis. If not that 80- run partnership, in the end, it would have been much worse for Kent.
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Parag Makhija bowled a decent spell to bag 3 wickets in his 4 overs at the expense of 30 runs. Sukesh Kumar was the other, who bagged three wickets while Joshi picked a couple of wickets to his name.
Pittspunters – 406/3 (Iknoor Singh – 324*, Azhar 1/56)
Kent CC – 190/10 (Prajna – 48, Parag – 3/30)