KXIP chased down the goal of 150 with eight wickets in hand and 7 balls to spare towards KKR on Monday. Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle performed knocks of 66 and 51 respectively.
Rahul mentioned enjoying like this regardless of such an enormous loss has made the group pleased with the 28-year-old batsman.
“Yeah, it makes me emotional excited about what he has been via. To have the energy and are available out to carry out to your group and play after such an enormous loss could be very very tough and that is one thing I’m pleased with. As a group now we have caught collectively as a household and supported everyone,” Rahul mentioned in a video posted on KXIP’s Twitter.
#CaptainPunjab is all praises for @mandeeps12
#SaddaPunjab #IPL2020 #KXIP #KKRvKXIP @klrahul11 https://t.co/rByLOriIb5
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) 1603785600000
“You understand when you’re in a bubble and away from family members, so we received it ourselves. So it is vital that you just keep collectively and love and help one another. The energy comes from all of us and that is one thing I’m pleased with,” he added.
With this win, KXIP has moved to the fourth spot within the factors desk with 12 factors whereas KKR has slipped to the fifth spot with as many factors.
KXIP has now gained their final 5 matches within the ongoing IPL, protecting the hopes of qualifying for the playoffs alive. They’ll subsequent lock horns towards Rajasthan Royals on Friday, October 30 on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.