The thrill was at its peak in the 45th match of IPL 2021. After the dismissal of captain KL Rahul, everyone was afraid of losing the match to Punjab Kings in the last over. But, the young batsman Shahrukh Khan did not give a chance to repeat the story of Kolkata Knight Riders against Rajasthan Royals. Shah Rukh hit a six off Venkatesh Iyer to give Punjab a 5-wicket win against KKR. Team co-owner Preity Zinta was also very happy with Shah Rukh’s winning shot and celebrated the victory by clapping his partner in the stands.
However, Shahrukh also got the support of luck. Actually, the shot played by the batsman of Punjab went straight into the hands of the fielder, but the ball fell from the hands of the fielder and went across the boundary. In this way the team of Punjab was successful in making this match its name. With this shot of Shahrukh, the entire dressing room of Punjab also erupted with joy and the supporters of the team present in the stands also celebrated fiercely. The happiness on the face of co-owner Preity Zinta was telling how big this victory is for Punjab. This Punjab batsman played a stormy innings of 22 runs in just 9 balls, which included 2 sixes and a four.
For Punjab, captain KL Rahul played a brilliant innings of 67 runs and held one end from start to finish. Rahul got out on the second ball of the last over of the innings. Apart from him, Mayank Agarwal played a quick innings of 40 runs in 27 balls. Earlier, Venkatesh Iyer played a brilliant innings of 67 runs for KKR, due to which Kolkata’s team could reach the score of 165 runs in 20 overs. With this win, Punjab have kept their playoff chances alive.