IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan's Hurricane Knock Earns Him 14th Man of the Match Award

Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, who hit a 22-ball 72 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, won his 15th Man of the Match award in Twenty20s.

updated: May 25, 2014 18:13 IST
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A Yusuf Pathan blitzkrieg of 22-ball 72 powered Kolkata Knight Riders to the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League as they humbled Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets on Saturday. Yusuf got his 15th Man of the Match award in Twenty20s. His tally of 14 MoM awards in the IPL is bettered only by Chris Gayle - 15. (Highlights)

Yusuf took only 15 balls to score the fastest fifty in the Indian Premier League. He has surpassed the feats of Adam Gilchrist (85 off 35 balls vs Delhi at Centurion on May 22, 2009) and Chris Gayle (175 off 66 balls vs Pune at Bangalore on April 23, 2013). Both had taken 17 balls to reach their respective fifties. (Never seen such an innings: Gambhir)

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