Punjab Kings (PBKS) younger gun Shahrukh Khan proved his price within the eighth sport of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in opposition to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday. Though his facet confronted an embarrassing loss, however the Tamil Nadu cricketer impressed everybody, together with the workforce’s co-owner Preity Zinta together with his dazzling and mature batting show.
Regardless of Deepak Chahar‘s phenomenal bowling (4/13) that led PBKS to bow down at 106/8 of their stipulated 20 overs, Shahrukh rose to the event and performed a shocking knock of 47 runs from 36 deliveries at a strike price of 130.56, together with 4 fours and a couple of sixes.
In reply, the pair of Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali stitched a vital stand of 66 runs for the second wicket to help MS Dhoni and Co. register their first victory in the fourteenth season of the cash-rich league. Whereas Moeen top-scored with 46 off 31 balls, Du Plessis smashed an unbeaten 36 from 33 deliveries.
After the match, Zinta took to Twitter and wrote some praiseworthy feedback for Shahrukh. She acknowledged the 25-year-old for batting effectively underneath stress. The Bollywood diva additionally lauded PBKS bowlers for displaying a very good show.
“Not our evening tonight however just a few positives. #SRK batted so effectively underneath stress & bowlers got here again stronger from the earlier sport. Higher to maneuver on & put this behind us. Hopefully, there might be a variety of studying from tonight @PunjabKingsIPL Very well performed CSK! #PBKSvsCSK”, Zinta wrote on Twitter.
Not our evening tonight however just a few positives. #SRK batted so effectively underneath stress & bowlers got here again stronger from the earlier sport. Higher to maneuver on & put this behind us. Hopefully there might be a variety of studying from tonight @PunjabKingsIPL Very well performed CSK ! #PBKSvsCSK
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) April 16, 2021
Though Shahrukh ended up involving in a shedding facet, he spent high quality time with legend Dhoni after the sport. MSD was noticed offering some useful tricks to the teen who had a very good match with the willow.
The official Twitter deal with of IPL shared the lovable image the place Dhoni might be seen speaking to Shahrukh.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 16, 2021