IPL 2022
Pat Cummins Smashed Join Fastest IPL Fifty, Russell Did A Celebratory Dance
By CricShots - Apr 6, 2022 11:59 pm
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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder, Pat Cummins played an unbeaten knock of 15-ball 56, joint-fastest IPL fifty, and helped his team to register a dominating 5-wicket win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 14 of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at MCA Stadium in Pune. Cummins was ably supported by Venkatesh Iyer, who remained unbeaten on 41-ball 50, to guide KKR to chase down the target of 162 runs with 4 overs to spare.

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins demolished MI’s bowling attack

Pat Cummins starred with the bat for KKR and in the process, he scored the joint-fastest fifty in IPL, equaling KL Rahul’s record of 14-ball to reach the landmark, to see off the challenging target of 162 in just 16 overs. He was ably assisted by Venkatesh Iyer to get the job done with ease. Venkatesh remained unbeaten on 50 off 41 balls, with six fours and one six, while Cummins struck six sixes and four fours in his brief stay.

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Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav was the highest run-getter for MI as he has amassed 5 runs off 36 balls to take his side to 161/4 after they were asked to bat. Kieron Pollard played a breezy cameo as well, scoring an unbeaten 22 off five balls, but in the end, it was not enough. Tilak Varma remained unbeaten from the other end, on 37 off 28 balls.

Here is the video of the brilliant knock from Pat Cummins:

As KKR won the game, the flamboyant all-rounder, Andre Russell was in a groovy mood. He went on to dance like a child in front of Pat Cummins after the game was ended . Even Pat Cummins was seen laughing after Russell’s groovy display.

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Here is the video of the dance from Andre Russell:

Here is the how the Twitterati reacted to the fastest IPL fifty from Pat Cummins: