IPL 2021, PBKS vs RR: Twitter Hails KL Rahul After Impressive 3000-Run Milestone
IPL 2021, PBKS vs RR: KL Rahul crossed 3000 Indian Premier League during Match 32 in Dubai.
- KL Rahul completed 3000 runs in the Indian Premier League
- Rahul was praised by fans for his impressive milestone
- Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings by 2 runs on Tuesday
KL Rahul got past 3000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL), after smashing two huge sixes during Punjab Kings' (PBKS) ongoing IPL 2021 match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Dubai on Tuesday. Rahul reached the impressive milestone in his 80th IPL innings, which makes him the second-fastest to have achieved such a feat after teammate Chris Gayle. The West Indies cricketer took 75 innings to cross 3000 runs. Despite luck supporting the wicketkeeper-batsman, cricket fans on Twitter hailed the India international for his magnificent performance. One user lauded the PBKS skipper and wrote, "KL Rahul completes 3000 IPL runs The Real Mr. IPL".
KL Rahul completes 3000 IPL runs— Shivani Shukla (@iShivani_Shukla) September 21, 2021
The Real Mr. IPL pic.twitter.com/zq4tNjXPSV
PBKS skipper Rahul initially won the toss and elected to bowl. Rajasthan set a target of 186 runs after posting 185 in 20 overs. Yashasvi Jaiswal slammed 49 off 36 balls and Mahipal Lomror also scored 43 off 17 balls.
Punjab currently need 19 from 20 balls to win the match. Rahul was dismissed after scoring 49 runs, narrowly missing out on a half-century. Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal smashed 67 off 43 balls.
Here are the reactions from fans on Twitter:
Player A— Soham (@Soham718) September 21, 2021
Runs - 250
Avg - 35.71
SR - 128.21
Player B (KL Rahul)
Runs - 380
Avg - 63.33
SR - 137.68
But according to people, Player A is having brilliant season but Player B is a statpadder.
KL Rahul in IPL— Cricpush (@CricPush) September 21, 2021
0 to 1000 runs - 38 Inngs
1001 to 2000 runs - 22 Inngs
2001 to 3000 runs - 20 Inngs*#PBKSvRR
PBKS will be hoping to seal win and revive their IPL 2021 campaign in UAE.