IPL 2018: 5 best pairs who might deliver this time as well
These pairs have been successful playing together and will shoulder the hopes of their sides in the upcoming season.
The Indian Premier League is only a few days away. The Mumbai Indians are slated to take on the Chennai Super Kings in the first match of the tournament. The first decade of the IPL witnessed some memorable moments which will be etched in the heart of every IPL fan. A lot of players have left their mark on the league.
Six teams have managed to capture the title in ten editions with the help of some match winners. There have been players who have played phenomenally to get their team over the line on multiple occasions. Amidst all the firepower, there have been a few who have hunted in pairs. On this note, let us take a look at five best pairs of the IPL who are in the same franchise and can still deliver their best performances.
#5 Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard
The Mumbai Indians have been successful in the first decade of the league and they owe a big part of there success to this pair. Mumbaikar Rohit Sharma and Trinidadian all-rounder Kieron Pollard have helped their side in numerous matches.
The pair has added 1265 runs at an average of 38 in the IPL. They have featured in ten fifty-plus partnerships resulting in eight wins for Mumbai. The duo also holds the record for the most runs for the fourth wicket(overall).
In the 2017 edition of the IPL, they rescued their side from a terrible position against the Gujarat Lions. The Mumbai Indians were struggling at 92 for 3 before the two added 68 runs together to help their side to win the match chasing 178.