September 25, 2020 1:29:33 pm
Kings XI Punjab skipper and opener KL Rahul smashed a record-breaking ton in opposition to Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday. The right-hander took simply 69 balls to rating unbeaten 132 with the assist of 14 fours and 7 maximums. He additionally turned the quickest Indian to full 2000 runs in the IPL. Also, with unbeaten 132, he surpassed Rishabh Pant (128 in 2018) to submit the highest particular person rating by an Indian in IPL historical past.
Rahul’s scintillating ton took the workforce’s whole to 206 and the RCB buckled underneath the stress of the mammoth goal and misplaced the match by 97 runs. Reacting to the star batsman’s knock, former India opener and aggressive batsman of his time Kris Srikkanth took to twitter and mentioned,” Sometimes once I take a look at your batting it’s like the gods have come down to show us the way to bat with ease and sophistication! Your 132 of 69 is the finest knock i have ever seen in the IPL! Huge fan.”
Srikkanth was not alone in hailing Rahul’s heroics, listed here are a few of the twitter reactions from the cricket fraternity:
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 24, 2020
What an innings this by the @lionsdenkxip Skipper.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) September 24, 2020
So pleased with the way the boys performed tonight 👍 Happy to see the Orange Cap & the purple cap in the @lionsdenkxip🦁 Congrats @klrahul11 4 main from the entrance & for the unbeaten 132. I’m leaving Dubai with the largest smile on my face 🤩 #Shammi🏏👍 #KXIPvsRCB #PzIpldiaries pic.twitter.com/7YeDEvKeOP
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) September 24, 2020
Some stable pictures there by @klrahul11 stylish hundred
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) September 24, 2020
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