Hardik Pandya helicopter shot vs RR: Mumbai Indians all-rounder hit an emphatic six off Jofra Archer against Royals.
During the 27th match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya emulated Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni by hitting a helicopter shot.
It all happened on the last delivery of the penultimate over when Pandya brought out the helicopter shot against Rajasthan Royals fast bowler Jofra Archer. Other than Archer, Pandya also took on RR pacers in Dhawal Kulkarni and Jaydev Unadkat.
Pandya, who has been instrumental in finishing matches for Mumbai, registered another such performance where he scored 28* (11) with the help of one four and three sixes to propel his team to 187/5 in their allotted quota of 20 overs.
Opening the batting with MI captain Rohit Sharma, wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock top-scored for his team scoring 81 (52) with the help of six fours and four sixes. With bowling figures of 4-0-39-3, fast bowler Archer was Rajasthan’s pick of the bowlers.
Currently at No. 3, a victory in the ongoing match will take Mumbai to No. 2 in the points table. Playing on their home ground, the hosts will be eager to please their home crowd.
Watch the full video below:
WATCH: The ‘Hardikopter’ is out at Wankhede 🚁🚁
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 13, 2019
How Twitter reacted:
Hardik is indian version of Russel.😁💪
— RAj Jat #MI 🇮🇳 (@rajkumar_mi) April 13, 2019
He is turning out to be an incredible hitter like Russell
— Anupam 🏏 (@Anupam183) April 13, 2019
— RAMNIWAS JANGIR (@RAMNIWA58823833) April 13, 2019
Good finish by Hardik Pandya. Definitely MI are short by 15-20 runs.
Nevertheless they have managed to get a decent total on this Wankhede flat pitch.
De Kock 81(52)
— Sports (@FumorrowSports) April 13, 2019
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