PBKS vs RR in IPL 2021: Mayank Agarwal smashes quickfire fifty, completes 2000 runs in IPL

PBKS vs RR in IPL 2021: It was raining landmarks on day 3 of IPL 2021 Phase 2. While Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul completed 3000 runs, Mayank Agarwal also grabbed the opportunity to complete 2000 runs. He achieved the landmark by completing his fifty against Rajasthan Royals during his 96th innings in IPL. He brought up his fifty off just 34 balls that comprised a couple of sixes and seven boundaries. He went on to slam 67 runs off 43 balls and changed the context of the game before falling to Rahul Tewatia in the 13th over. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar

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PBKS vs RR in IPL 2021: Agarwal also shared a 100+ partnership with KL Rahul for the opening wicket. The duo slammed all the bowlers out of the park and amassed 120 runs in 11.5 overs. The excellent batting performance set up the game in favour of Punjab Kings in their chase of 186 runs.

Mayank Agarwal in IPL 

Mayank Agarwal is in blistering form in IPL 2021. His performance has seen a surge since the last edition of IPL in the UAE. His excellent batting performance has forced Chris Gayle to miss the opening slot for Punjab Kings. His batting average has jumped to 50+ in IPL 2021.

Batting and Fielding Mat No Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST
Career 96 5 2000* 106 23.16 1,474 135.14 1 9 191 78 39 0
2021 8 2 302 99* 50.33 215 140.46 0 2 30 11 4 0
2020 11 0 424 106 38.54 271 156.45 1 2 44 15 6 0

 

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PBKS vs RR in IPL 2021: Meanwhile, Agarwal has also jumped to the top 5 in the Orange Cap list. He has already amassed 300+ runs.

IPL 2021 Orange Cap list

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1
Shikhar Dhawan
8 8 1 380 92 54.28 283 134.27 0 3 43 8
2
KL Rahul
8 8 2 380 91* 63.33 276 137.68 0 4 31 18
3
Mayank Agarwal
8 8 1 327 99* 46.71 227 144.05 0 3 31 13
4
Faf du Plessis
8 8 2 320 95* 53.33 223 143.49 0 4 29 13
5
Prithvi Shaw
8 8 0 308 82 38.50 185 166.48 0 3 37 12

 

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