Rulers XI Punjab opener KL Rahul joined a tip top rundown of players as he pummeled his lady Indian Premier League (IPL) ton against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Rahul took pretty much every MI bowler to the cleaners on the way his first-ever IPL ton. He crossed the three-figure mark in the last over of the innings and raised his century off only 63 conveyances.
Rahul conveyed his bat however the innings and finished with an unbeaten 100 off 64 conveyances. His innings included six fours and six immense sixes. With the assistance of this attack, Rahul joined a unique gathering of players as he currently remains at the fourth spot in the rundown of most runs scored by a batsman against Mumbai Indians in an innings.
Imperial Challengers Bangalore's AB de Villiers finish the graph with an unbeaten 133 to his name, which he split in the 2015 version of the association. Adam Gilchrist, Hashim Amla, KL Rahul and Yusuf Pathan complete the main five rundown.
Rahul's century impelled KXIP's score to 197/4 of every 20 overs after MI won the hurl and picked to handle first at home. Rahul struck a 116-run organization with Chris Gayle, who crushed 36-ball 67 for the away side.
Gayle's rejection in the thirteenth over backed off the innings yet Rahul rebuffed Hardik Pandya by hitting three sixes and a four in the nineteenth, which yielded them 25 runs. Thirteen fell off the last over to support the aggregate. MI were without commander Rohit Sharma, who was refreshed as a careful step because of muscle fit in his correct leg.