Mumbai Indians will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of IPL 2021. Both teams look pretty balanced on paper. With the presence of players such as Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Kyle Jamison and RCB, they are considered strong contenders for the title. At the same time, Mumbai has an amazing combination of experienced and explosive players. Kieran Pollard’s performance has been very impressive for Mumbai and when he takes the field in the first match against RCB, he will look to the two biggest records in the IPL.
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Kieran Pollard is known for his long sixes in the IPL. The Mumbai player has hit a total of 198 sixes in his 164 matches so far, and he needs just two sixes to complete 200 sixes in the IPL. If Pollard do so against the RCB, they will join the exclusive club of Chris Gayle, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Gayle scored 349 sixes in the tournament and holds the record for the most number of sixes in the IPL.
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In addition, Pollard only needs 4 boundaries to complete his 200 boundaries in the IPL. At the same time, the Caribbean player needs 7 wickets to complete 300 wickets in T20 cricket, and if he does, Dwayne Bravo, Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell will score 5000 runs and 300 runs in T20 cricket. Fourth all-rounder to take wicket. Mumbai Indians seized the trophy for the fifth time in the IPL 2020 final against the Delhi Capitals.