A six-year-old tweet by bollywood famous person Salman Khan is doing the rounds on social media after Kings XI Punjab’s second victory of the continuing 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in opposition to the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thurday.
Skipper KL Rahul and swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle smashed a half-century to information Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to a nail-biting eight-wicket victory over the RCB on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Following the match, a classic tweet from Salman Khan has resurfaced on microblogging web site Twitter which the actor had posted again in after Kings XI Punjab’s defeat by the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the ultimate of the IPL in 2014.
Enquiring about Punjab’s efficiency, Salman had quizzed if the aspect co-owned by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta had received the match.
“Zinta’s team won kya ?,” he had tweeted.
Zinta’s crew received kya ?
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) May 28, 2014
Interestingly, KXIP’s solely different victory within the ongoing season additionally got here in opposition to the Kohli’s aspect once they sealed a crushing 97-run triumph on the Dubai International Stadium on September 24.
Ahead of the conflict, RCB skipper Virat Kohli’s impromptu dancing strikes whereas warming up had grabbed the eyeballs.
While a number of followers took to Twitter and shared varied memes and trolls on Kohli’s dance video, Rajasthan Royals quick bowler Jofra Archer additionally got here ahead and mocked the RCB skipper.
Sharing the video of Kohli’s dance strikes, Archer acknowledged that that is the response of the Bangalore participant when his spouse tells him to go and lock the door.
When she tells you go and lock the door https://t.co/5bHI9FZxgD
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) October 15, 2020
Chasing a good goal of 172 runs to win, skipper KL Rahul and his opening accomplice Mayank Agarwal (45) supplied an ideal begin to Kings XI by sharing a vital stand of 78 runs for the opening wicket.
After Agarwal fell brief of a half-century off a Yuzvendra Chahal supply, Rahul not solely hammered a fifty off 37 deliveries but additionally stitched a vital partnership of 93 runs with Chris Gayle to assist his aspect chase down the goal on the final ball and seal a thrilling win over the RCB.
KXIP had practically pulled off the win once they diminished the goal to seven runs needing off the ultimate two overs. However, RCB pacer Yuzvendra Chahal bowled a nail-biting ultimate over to take the sport to the final ball.
With Punjab requiring one run from the final supply after the dismissal of Gayle (53), Nicholas Pooran smashed the successful six to information his aspect to a much-needed win.Skipper KL Rahul remained unbeaten on the crease at 41-ball 61, which was adorned with one 4 and 5 maximums.
Kings XI, who proceed to face on the backside of the eight-team factors desk regardless of the win, will subsequent lock horns with defending champion Mumbai Indians on October 18 in Dubai.