Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner and Bollywood famous person Shah Rukh Khan was overjoyed along with his franchise’s stunning triumph over Punjab Kings (PBKS) within the eighth match of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.
Shah Rukh took to his official Twitter deal with and heaped praises on Andre Russell, who demolished PBKS bowling assault, hitting a blistering 31-ball 70 not out as Knight Riders chased down the paltry 138-run goal with 5.3 overs to spare and 6 wickets in hand.
Shah Rukh expressed his pleasure at Russell’s return to scintillating kind because the West Indies all-rounder went all weapons blazing and smashed eight humungous sixes to tear aside the PBKS bowling unit.
“Welcome again, my buddy @Russell12A, so lengthy since noticed the ball fly so excessive!!! It takes a lifetime of its personal when U hit it, Man!” Shah Rukh wrote on Twitter.
In his submit, the King Khan additionally lavished reward on quick bowler Umesh Yadav and KKR captain Shreyas Iyer. Notably, Umesh delivered a wide ranging spell that helped KKR to bundle out Punjab for a mere 137 runs. The suitable-arm speedster went on to register his career-best figures within the cash-rich league, bagging 4 wickets for simply 23 runs in his quota of 4 overs, together with a maiden.
Equally, Iyer displayed sensational indicators of captaincy n IPL 2022 by being aggressive along with his bowling adjustments. Inside 17 overs, Iyer used all his 4 essential bowlers, and the transfer labored like magic for KKR as PBKS had misplaced their first 8 wickets for simply 102 runs.
“And @y_umesh, wow! To @ShreyasIyer15 & group, nicely carried out.Have a contented nite, boys,” added Shah Rukh in his tweet.
Welcome again my buddy @Russell12A so lengthy since noticed the ball fly so excessive!!! It takes a lifetime of its personal when U hit it Man! And @y_umesh wow! To @ShreyasIyer15 & group nicely carried out.Have a contented nite boys.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 1, 2022
“Feeling superior, that is the explanation why we play the sport. In that place, I do know what I can do. I backed my capacity, and that’s what I did tonight. I’m blissful to deliver the group over the road. I’m blissful to do regardless of the group requires,” Russell had stated after the match.