In the 21st match of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders played Punjab Kings and the former came out victorious by five wickets. The PBKS skipper KL Rahul failed once again to score runs at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
He scored 19 off 20 deliveries with two fours and one six and couldn’t manage to give a solid start to his team in the first innings. The opening batsman was caught by Sunil Narine on Pat Cummins’ bowling in the sixth over. Rahul’s poor run at the renovated stadium which is named after the honourable PM Narendra Modi continues. The 29-year-old cricketer also struggled to score runs in the Indian jersey at the same venue. India played a bilateral T20I series against England in the same stadium, Rahul scored 15 runs from four games and was excluded from the final match. Twitter reacted to Punjab’s captain frequent failures at the Narendra Modi Stadium, let’s have a look at the best tweets:
The Preity Zinta owned Punjab couldn’t sustain the flow of wickets after losing their captain. Chris Gayle and Deepak Hooda failed to contribute with the bat. Chris Jordan’s cameo at the back end of the innings of 30 off 18 deliveries with three sixes and one four helped PBKS to set up a respectable score on the board.