KL Rahul was the best batsman in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates. The flamboyant cricketer ended the season with most runs.
Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul aggregated 670 runs in 14 games at a batting average of 55.83. Lokesh Rahul scored 1 century and 5 fifties to his name at a strike rate of around 130.
The 29-year-old Rahul registered his career-best score of 132* against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last season. This is the highest individual score by any Indian in IPL.
However, Punjab Kings finished 6th in the 2020 season and failed to qualify for the playoffs. Talking about this season, they are 5th in the points table with 3 wins and 4 defeats.
KL Rahul played one of the top knocks this season against Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the recently-concluded game, the skipper scored an unbeaten 91 off 57 balls.
His top knock was studded with a flurry of 7 boundaries and 5 sixes at a strike rate of 159.6. His scintillating knock helped PBKS post 179/5 in their quota of 20 overs.
PBKS team management comes up with a unique celebration to celebrate KL Rahul fifty
Punjab Kings bowlers stuck to their basics and mounted immense pressure on RCB. The finger spinner Harpreet Brar took the wickets of AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, and Virat Kohli. PBKS restricted RCB to 143/8 in 20 overs and won the game by 34 runs.
Meanwhile, a video doing the rounds on social media shows PBKS team management celebrating KL Rahul’s 25th IPL fifty. They perfectly emulated KL Rahul’s trademark celebration after the skipper scored his half-century. KL Rahul surpassed Shikhar Dhawan (311 runs) in the batting charts this season with 331 runs.
Watch the video below:
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