also struggled on the Dubai pitch but Mayank Agarwal was playing beautifully and looked like taking his team to victory.The saga of the last over just could not finish without Stoinis on Sunday.13 runs were needed off 6 balls as Stoinis came on to bowl the crucial overs.
was in a precarious position in the first innings in their opening match of IPL 2020.They were reduced to 96/6 with all their top batsmen inside the pavilion.As the saying goes – ‘Cometh the hour, cometh the man’ and Marcus Stoinis was ‘The man’ for DC in Dubai.
On a pitch were top batsmen were struggling to middle the ball, Stoinis was smashing the ball all over the park.It looked like he was playing on a different pitch altogether.
England Seamer Chris Jordan who had bowled the last over and he bore the Stoinis bat.
who smashed 30 runs in the final over of the
and finished off the innings with an impressive total of 157.
Marcus Stoinis also awarded the Man of the Match for his heroic performance both with his batting and bowling which had given the
a great start to the Tournament.