Sports Desk: Punjab Kings have suffered a defeat in the IPL match played against Delhi Capitals on Sunday evening. But during this, Mayank Agarwal, who is commanding Punjab, won the hearts of all while playing a brilliant innings. During his innings, he scored 99 runs off 58 balls with the help of 8 fours and 4 sixes and returned unbeaten. He could not complete his century due to one run. But it has happened before in the IPL when the players returned unbeaten on 99.
The same has happened to Chris Gayle before Mayank when he could not complete his century after just one run and had to return unbeaten on 99 runs. Gayle returned to the pavilion by scoring an unbeaten 99 in 2019, playing for the Punjab Kings (formerly Kings XI Punjab). At the same time, the same has happened with Chennai Super Kings famous player Suresh Raina when he could not score a century due to one run. This conversation with Raina took place in 2013 and he was still with CSK.
99 not out in IPL:
(2013) Suresh Raina
(2019) Chris Gayle
(2021) Mayank Agarwal
Talking about the match, batting first, the Punjab team scored 166 runs losing 6 wickets thanks to Mayank Agarwal. No batsman other than Mayank could play for Punjab. At the same time, Delhi Capitals came into the field to achieve the goal, thanks to Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 69-run innings and made it to the top of the point table.