Leading his facet from the entrance, Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul made batting appear like a cakewalk on a monitor the place others struggled to place up runs. The right-handed wicketkeeper-batter scored 98 off 42 balls, as his facet secured a powerful six-wicket win over MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings within the Indian Premier League on the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday night.
Rahul performed at a wholesome strike-rate of 233.33 and went on to hit 7 4s and eight 6s throughout the course of his innings and in addition reclaimed the celebrated Orange Cap. The Punjab Kings skipper now has 626 runs from 13 matches.
Many lauded the cricketer for his spectacular present, who helped his facet wrap up the proceedings with seven overs nonetheless remaining within the contest. Here are just a few reactions:
KL Rahul is placing on a present right here. When he bats like this, you drop what you might be doing and watch.
– Harsha Bhogle (bhogleharsha) October 7, 2021
KL Rahul in full circulate is a sight to behold!
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) October 7, 2021
This is ridiculously good batting on a troublesome pitch.
Someone wants to inform KL Rahul that each inning of the T20 WC is definitely 12 overs.
– Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) October 7, 2021
KL Rahul this has been an exquisite innings to look at #CSKvPBKS
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) October 7, 2021
.@ klrahul11 is placing up some present on this run chase. Where each different batsman struggled to play photographs, they’re spilling out from his bat like he’s firing an ack-ack gun
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) October 7, 2021
Rahul was named participant of the match for his scintillating present.