Suryakumar Yadav hit a hundred 49 balls as Mumbai Indians beat leaders Gujarat Titans by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League.
The Indian batter hit the final pitch of Mumbai’s innings for six to reach triple figures, finishing on 103 not knocked out as the hosts went 218-5.
After coming in at 61-1, the right-hander hit 11 fours and six sixes to complete his first IPL hundred.
In response, Gujarat slipped to 55-5 after 7.1 overs and finished 191-8.
The defending champions remain top of the standings with 16 points while Mumbai climbs to third place with 14.
Fly-half Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma hit 31 and 29 respectively, and Vishnu Vinod added 30 at number five, but Suryakumar’s stunning assault propelled Mumbai as leg spinner Rashid Khan took 4-30 for Gujarat .
The world’s top-ranked T20 hitter played in his signature wrist style, repeatedly clearing the offside boundary and driving the ball over the square leg.
Afghanistan Rashid almost single-handedly gave Gujarat a chance in the chase as he scored 79 outs, hitting three fours and 10 sixes, but it wasn’t enough for the visitors.