IPL fans saw some sensational moments on Saturday evening, as KKR batter Rinku Singh pulled off a miracle to help his team win by three wickets. In a magical encounter, Gujarat pacer Yash Dayal registered an unwanted record, considering 69 runs in his four overs.
Yash Dayal registers second most expensive bowling figure in the history of IPL
KKR was chasing a target of 205, and the last over demanded them to get 29 runs. With Umesh Yadav and Rinku Singh out in the middle, very few could have imagined Kolkata’s victory. However, Rinku Singh hit the five deliveries out of the park to help his team land on the winning side with an unbelievable knock.
GT captain Rashid Khan, who earlier got a hat-trick in the game, served the last over duty to the 25-year-old pacer Yash Dayal. The first ball went for a single that got Singh on strike. The remaining five balls turned into a nightmare for him, as he conceded five consecutive sixes. He finished his bowling figures with 69 runs in four overs, the second most expensive in the history of IPL. The first on that list is Basil Thampi, who once conceded 70 runs in 4 overs in 2018, bowling for the Mumbai Indians.
Social media exploded after the game
After the breathtaking game of cricket, social media exploded with Rinku’s praise and how he turned the tables in their favour. Yash Dayal had a tough day on the field though earlier got a brilliant catch to dismiss the KKR opener Gurbaaz in Mohammad Shami’s delivery.
While some of the fans criticized his last over bowling, many took a stand for him. Some even gave the example of Ben Stokes of how he picked himself up and made a name for himself after being hit for four consecutive sixes by Carlos Braithwaite in the 2016 T20 World Cup finals.
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