Ambati Rayudu challenges Kieron Pollard on his 29th birthday
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Caribbean cricketer Kieron Pollard turned 29 today and to make his birthday special his Mumbai Indians teammate Ambati Rayudu gifted him his bat and made the moment memorable. MI locked horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 41st game of the Indian Premier League at Bengaluru in which Rayudu stunned everyone and recorded the longest six of this season. He hit Varun Aaron for a gigantic six over his head which travelled 108 metres. READ MORE: Tony Cozier: Voice of West Indies cricket for over half a century

Rayudu played a composed innings of 44 and Pollard along with Jos Buttler sealed the game with their cameos and MI earned two more points. According a report on MumbaiIndians.com, Rayudu has thrown a challenge to Pollard and asked the maverick hitter to smash a bigger six than him. READ MORE: PHOTOS: Meet KKR’s Chulbul Pandey and Rowdy Yadav

Pollard is known for his big-hitting but can he break this record? Well the mystery will soon be unveiled when MI play their next game. As of now, the party is on in the MI dugout as Pollard is busy celebrating his birthday. MI are currently placed at the fourth position in the points table and will look to sculpt a spot in the playoffs with some good performances in the upcoming games. And to do so, Rayudu and Pollard have to score some big runs.