MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Venkatesh Iyer takes IPL by storm, scores fifty off just 25 balls

MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders opener Venkatesh Iyer takes IPL by storm, scores quickfire fifty against Mumbai Indians
MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders opener Venkatesh Iyer takes IPL by storm, scores quickfire fifty against Mumbai Indians

MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders opener Venkatesh Iyer, who made his debut against RCB, has continued his stellar form in IPL. He smashed his maiden fifty against Mumbai Indians. The innings was filled with utmost dominance as he started it with a six against Trent Boult. He completed his fifty off just 25 balls that comprised 4 fours and 3 massive sixes. The strike rate stood at 192+. It was the fastest fifty for KKR against MI. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar. 

At one stage, it looked like Iyer would score the fastest fifty in IPL 2021. The youngster had earlier slammed unbeaten 41 runs off just 27 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Iyer, who plays for Madhya Pradesh in the domestic circuit, had already made his T20 and 50-overs debuts for the Madhya Pradesh senior team and was captain of the state’s Under-23 team.

In February this year, the opener played scintillating innings of 198 runs against Punjab in the List A tournament Vijay Hazare Trophy. He hit 20 fours and 7 sixes. He scored 273 runs in five matches of the tournament. During this, his strike rate was 124, while the average was 55.

Venkatesh Iyer- Last 10 innings

MATCH BAT BOWL DATE GROUND FORMAT
KKR vs RCB 41* 20-Sep-2021 Abu Dhabi T20
M. Pradesh vs Punjab 198 2/24 28-Feb-2021 Indore List A
M. Pradesh vs Andhra 30 1/22 26-Feb-2021 Indore List A
M. Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu 22 24-Feb-2021 Indore List A
M. Pradesh vs Vidarbha 0 0/10 22-Feb-2021 Indore List A
M. Pradesh vs Jharkhand 23 20-Feb-2021 Indore List A
M. Pradesh vs Services 11 1/19 19-Jan-2021 Indore T20
M. Pradesh vs Saurashtra 88* 0/17 17-Jan-2021 Indore T20
M. Pradesh vs Vidarbha 14 0/17 15-Jan-2021 Indore T20
M. Pradesh vs Rajasthan 27 1/27 13-Jan-2021 Indore T20

 

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