Matches are coming thick and quick in the fourteenth release of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE, so are the runs and the chase for the Orange Cap.
Notwithstanding losing the match against Rajasthan Royals (RR), Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper KL Rahul turned into the quickest Indian to score 3000 runs throughout the entire existence of the IPL.
Rahul accomplished the great achievement subsequent to crushing two gigantic sixes in the continuous UAE-leg of the IPL in Dubai on Tuesday.
Generally speaking, the wicketkeeper-hitter is the second-quickest player to have accomplished the amazing record after partner Chris Gayle. The Caribbean legend took 75 matches to cross the 3000-run mark, while his PBKS commander accomplished it in his 80th IPL innings.
In the mean time, fans and allies applauded the 29-year-old most recent accomplishment on Twitter. Hailing the captain’s sublime exhibition, PBKS shared a banner on Twitter and wrote,”We love you.” The photograph banner shows Rahul raising his bat and 3000 runs IPL embellished behind the scenes.
Prior in the match on Tuesday, Punjab Kings won the throw and requested that RR bat first. The Sanju Samson-drove side scored 185 in the assigned 20 overs. Pursuing the cutthroat aggregate, PBKS’ top four players including the captain gave a strong beginning.
While Rahul missed his 50 years and was excused at 49, opener Mayank Agarwal crushed 67 off 43 balls. Eventually, PBKS required 19 from 20 balls to seal triumph, but RR’s young pacer Kartik Tyagi’s last-over heroics directed his side to a nail-gnawing two-run triumph at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.