IPL 2021: KL Rahul who scored 91 runs gave credit of the win to his team, wins hearts

The fourth match of IPL season 14 was played between Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Punjab won the match by a close margin. The match started with Rajasthan skipper Sanju Samson winning the toss and opting to bowl first. KL Rahul led Punjab team came out to bat first and thanks to his brilliant 91 runs innings the team managed to put up a mammoth of a score giving Rajasthan a target of 222 runs to win.

The Rajasthan team started off chasing the goal at a slow pace losing two early wickets. But skipper Sanju Samson led the team to the threshold of victory with his brilliant century but in the end he failed to get his side a win.

The winning team was decided on the last ball of the match with Deepak Hooda dismissing Sanju Samson on Arshdeep Singh’s ball. KL Rahul, in the post-match presentation, gave credit to the younger players for the win instead of himself. Rahul scored 91 runs giving his side a decent total.

Rahul stated that he never stopped believing in his team. The team knew that taking 1-2 wickets more, can help them return to the match.

IPL 2021: KL Rahul who scored 91 runs gave credit of the win to his team, wins hearts

Rahul said that there are many talented and skilled players in the team. It is very important to stand with them. The kind of innings Hooda played was really brilliant and worth it. Similar fearless batting is needed in the IPL. There are ups and downs in a match, so it becomes important for us to play without fear. I am happy that our players have lived up to the expectations and they have batted very well.

While speaking on the crucial overs, Rahul stated that he always choose Arshdeep Singh for bowling in important overs as he is able to handle the pressure situations well and has complete confidence in him.

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