IPL 2020 shane watson smash 101 metre long six over spinner ravi bishnoi jofra archer still top of the list kieron pollard ms dhoni shreyas iyer

Openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson’s emphatic half-centuries and a record century partnership between the two saw the Chennai Super Kings break the order for three consecutive defeats in the Indian Premier League by beating Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets on Sunday. Chennai, chasing a target of 179 runs in the battle of two teams at the bottom of the point table, led to an unbroken first wicket partnership of 181 runs between du Plessis (87 not out) and Watson (83 not out) in 17.4 overs. Won 181 runs without losing a wicket. During this match, Watson added a 101-meter-long six which is the second longest six of the season.

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Shane Watson thrilled everyone during his innings with a 101-meter six off the fifth ball of the 9th over. Watson smashed the under-19 World Cup star spinner Ravi Bishnoi for a skyscraper six over deep midwicket. This six from Shane Watson is the second longest six of this IPL season. The record of scoring the longest six of this IPL season is still in the name of Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals who has hit 105 meters six. At number three is Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer who has hit a 99-meter six.

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Watson hit three sixes and 11 fours in his 53-ball innings, while his partner du Plessis faced 53 balls with 11 fours and a six. This partnership between Watson and du Plessis is the largest partnership of any wicket by Superkings. They left behind Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay, who added 159 runs in 2011. This is the third consecutive loss for Punjab team and fourth in five matches.

Chennai team recorded their second win in five matches. Punjab team earlier scored 178 runs for four wickets thanks to 63 runs with the help of skipper Lokesh Rahul’s 52-ball seven fours and a six. Rahul also shared a 61-run first wicket stand with Mayank Agarwal (26) and a 58-run partnership for the third wicket with Nicholas Pooran (33). Mandeep Singh also played a fine innings of 27 runs.

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