IPL 2021: KL Rahul performed an excellent innings of 49 runs in opposition to Rajasthan Royals.© Instagram
Despite Punjab Kings ending on the incorrect aspect of the outcome, their captain KL Rahul did get pleasure from a private milestone when he turned the second quickest batter in IPL to succeed in 3,000 runs and the quickest Indian to take action. Rahul, who reached the milestone of three,000 IPL runs in 80 innings, was solely second to Chris Gayle within the record, who achieved the feat in 75 innings. Rahul was ranked 18th within the record of batsmen who’ve scored 3000-plus runs within the IPL. Rahul performed a pleasant innings of 49 runs off 33 deliveries.
SunRisers Hyderabad’s David Warner accomplished the identical variety of runs in 94 innings whereas Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings took 103 innings to finish 3,000 IPL runs.
It was throughout Chetan Sakariya’s second over when Rahul hit two successive sixes to go previous the three,000-run landmark. Rahul was fortunate sufficient to have himself dropped thrice earlier than being lastly taken by Kartik Tyagi in gully on the fourth try.
However, a powerful begin by Rahul and Mayank did not take PBKS previous the 186-run goal set by Rajasthan Royals as they fell brief by simply 2 runs.
Mayank showcased some outstanding hitting throughout his knock of 67 runs in 43 balls which had seven fours and two sixes.
Earlier, RR opener Yashasvi Jaiswal fought arduous within the center in opposition to the PBKS bowlers to assemble 49 runs which proved to be essential ultimately.
Mahipal Lomror additionally made outstanding 43 runs in solely 17 balls in the direction of the tip of the RR innings to assist his aspect attain a complete of 185.
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