Shah Rukh Khan acknowledged the contribution of Shardul Thakur by giving him an standing ovation.© Twitter
Kolkata Knigth Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan was current within the stands throughout his facet’s match towards Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Star all-rounder Shardul Thakur produced a spell bounding innings, scoring the joint-fastest fifty of IPL 2023 to rescue KKR from a difficult place. He scored 68 off simply 29 deliveries after coming at no.7. Shardul got here into bat when KKR had been 89/5 within the twelfth over. As Shardul was strolling again to the dugout, after being dismissed by Mohammed Siraj, Shah Rukh Khan acknowledged his contribution and gave a standing ovation to the participant.
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Talking of the match, KKR posted a complete of 204/7 after being requested to bat first by RCB captain Faf du Plessis.
Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz propped up the innings with 57 off 44 balls however the Afghan’s dismissal, together with Andre Russell for a duck the subsequent ball, left Kolkata trying in bother.
Nevertheless, Thakur’s dominant present put the hosts again in management and a sixth wicket partnership with Rinku Singh notched 103 runs off solely 47 balls.
In reply, Bangalore crashed to 123 all out in reply as the house crew’s spinners ran amok, with Varun Chakaravarthy choosing 4-15 in lower than 4 overs.
Kolkata’s teenage leg spinner Suyash Sharma took 3-30 on his IPL debut and West Indies veteran Sunil Narine was 2-16.
(With AFP Inputs)
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