Twitter Goes Berserk As Ishan Kishan Smashes The Fastest 50 Of IPL 2021
Twitter Goes Berserk As Ishan Kishan Smashes The Fastest 50 Of IPL 2021.

Ishan Kishan gave an impeccable start to Mumbai Indians in the ongoing match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2021. The left-handed batsman smacked a half-century off just 16 balls, which is the fastest in IPL 2021. He arrived on the crease as an opener with skipper Rohit Sharma. In the match, he has already hit 10 fours and 2 sixes and currently crossed the 60-run mark. After his knock, Twitter went on fire.

Mumbai Indians take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last group match in IPL 2021. The second-last match of the tournament is taking place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. MI have an almost impossible task of defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by a margin of 171 runs or more to make an entry to playoffs.

Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan. Credits: IPL

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Twitter on Fire After Ishan Kishan’s Fabulous Fifty In IPL 2021

Ishan Kishan‘s spectacular knock sent Twitter on fire. People bombarded the micro-blogging platform with numerous tweets, praising the young wicket-keeper batsman. Have a look at some of the tweets below.

 

 

Ishan Kishan’s knock is the fastest fifty in IPL 2021. Moreover, it is also the fastest half-century by a MI player in the Indian Premier League. Ishan Kishan also hit a blistering half-century in the previous game. Against Rajasthan Royals in the last match, the left-handed batsman smacked unbeaten 50 off 25 balls.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo: IPL)

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Earlier, MI skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first against Sunrisers Hyderabad. With 6 victories and 7 defeats in 13 games so far, MI currently take the 6th spot in the points table with 12 points. MI need to score 250+ total and defeat SRH by 171+ runs to replace KKR from the 4th spot.

Mumbai Indians, IPL 2021, RR
Mumbai Indians (Image Credit: Twitter)

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MI might earn equal points as that of KKR after defeating SRH but their playoffs entry looks highly impossible. Kolkata Knight Riders take the 4th spot in the points table with 14 points and a net run rate of +0.587, much highest than MI’s NRR of -0.048. Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore have already qualified for the playoffs.