By losing wickets at regular intervals, Mumbai Indians had failed to capitalise on a positive start. After the end of the penultimate over, MI’s score had reached 154-7. Hardik Pandya was batting at 7(9). Some 10-odd runs in the ultimate over would have served the purpose for Mumbai.
But what happened next was beyond everyone’s imagination. Pandya took on the attack to Ashok Dinda by hammering him for three consecutive sixes on the first three balls. The wagon wheel had rotated from the cover point boundary to long-off to long-on.
The assault did not end over here. The next ball flew off Pandya’s outside edge to the third-man boundary and the following one flew over long-on via a short-arm jab. The over ended with a wide and a bye, adding the total number of runs to 30 and MI’s momentum to a new high. It was the most expensive last over in the history of the IPL. Watch the full video here:
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