In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Punjab Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets on Friday. KL Rahul scored the highest 67 runs for Punjab. Shahrukh Khan played a big role in the victory of Punjab in the end. He scored 22 not out in 9 balls. He helped Punjab win the do or die match by hitting a six off Vacantesh Iyer. Shahrukh celebrated in a tremendous way after winning the team.
Shahrukh Khan’s celebration won the hearts of the fans. This style of their celebration is being well-liked in social media. With this win, Punjab has moved to fifth place in the points table. His chances of reaching the playoffs remain intact. After this victory, the team’s mistress Preity Zinta also looked very happy and was seen swinging. It is worth noting that in the IPL auction, Punjab Kings bought Shahrukh Khan of Tamil Nadu for 5 crore 25 lakhs.
After the victory of Punjab, the battle for the IPL playoffs has become very interesting. KKR, Mumbai Indians and Punjab now have 10 points each. RCB need just one win to reach the playoffs. In such a situation, there is a tremendous competition among all the three teams to reach the playoffs. Talking about yesterday’s match, Punjab chased down the target of 166 runs given by KKR with three balls to spare. Captain KL Rahul made 67 runs and opener Mayank Agarwal contributed 40 runs. Earlier, batting first after losing the toss, Kolkata made a total of 165 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Venkatesh Iyer scored the highest 67 runs for the team.