Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) customary captain Shreyas Iyer, who is out of IPL 2023 because of a back physical issue, said he had goosebumps while watching his group’s exciting Rinku Singh hit five sixes in succession to take KKR to a phenomenal success over Gujarat Titans on Sunday night.
Rinku, who played a 48 not out from 21 balls with six sixes and one four, was on a video call with Iyer after the match where Iyer couldn’t quit hailing the youthful man,”Calm and writer yaar. Class yaar class. Goosebumps aa gye yaar.”
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Not even the world’s best players would have supported themselves to hit five back to back sixes with their group requiring 28 from the last five balls, yet KKR’s left-given Rinku did precisely that, creating a marvelous thump that will be recollected and discussed for quite a long time.
The video of the call was shared by KKR‘s true virtual entertainment handles where this season’s captain Nitish Rana was additionally seen saying, “Teri bahut yaad aa rhi hai bhai. Rinku was saying last year ki tarah chhodunga nhi is baar. Khatam karke aaunga. (We are frightfully missing you. Rinku was saying I won’t extra anybody. Won’t stop until I finish).”
To which Iyer said,”Flashback aa rhi hai samne.”
The Titans, ruling IPL champions, hoped to have wrapped up triumph after Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan guaranteed a full go-around to leave Kolkata reeling at 155-7 in the seventeenth over.
The 25-year-old profited by three full throws to clear the ropes prior to crushing the last two balls from outside off stump over the long-on limit as Kolkata won by three wickets.