Mayank scores second fastest century in IPL
Kings XI Punjab’s opener Mayank Agarwal becomes the second fastest indian to score a century in the history of Indian premier League (IPL). Yusuf Pathan’s 36-ball century in the third edition of the IPL is the fastest Indian century in the tournament. Hence, Mayank’s century off 45 balls is the second fastest in the history of the IPL as an Indian.
Pitch in UAE is always helpful for the batsmen. This was proved by the first match of the tournament between Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings at this stadium. In the big scoring match, Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai by 18 runs with 218 runs. It was hinting big scoring match And the opening pair of Kings XI Punjab made that possibility a reality in Sharjah on Sunday.
In the previous match, it was captain KL Rahul who charged on the bowlers. Hence, against Rajasthan Royals, Rahul’s opening partner took the responsibility to take the charge on Rajasthan Royals bowlers. In the first match, the team was on the verge of victory but could not bring the desired victory as they lost the match in super over suspense. In the third match, Mayank led the team to the hill of runs by scoring the second and personal first IPL century of the tournament.
Mayank Agarwal scored 106 off just 50 balls, bringing down Joffra Archer, Tom Curran and Shreyas Gopal to a very miserable way. Mayank reached three figures in just 45 balls in Sharjah. Mayank’s devastating innings had 10 fours and 6 sixes.