Shreyas Iyer loses his cool: In the 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders faced Rajasthan Royals at the Brabourne Stadium on Monday. In this high scoring match between the two teams, Rajasthan won by seven runs. Batting first, Rajasthan scored 217 for five thanks to Jos Buttler’s second century of the season and then on the basis of Yuzvendra Chahal’s hat-trick, Kolkata got two balls to spare. Run all out. There was also a time in the match when captain Shreyas Iyer appeared very angry on his fellow player Venkatesh Iyer during Kolkata’s innings.
Instead, Shreyas wanted to take two runs, but Venkatesh refused and the KKR captain shouted and started scolding Venkatesh. Trent Boult was bowling in the 16th over of Kolkata’s innings. Venkatesh played the sixth ball of this over towards deep backward point. Captain Shreyas wanted to take two runs on this and he had come running till half the pitch.
But Venkesh refused to take the run. After this Shreyas appeared very angry and he also scolded Venkatesh a lot. Not only this, the captain Shreyas was also seen shouting at Venkatesh. However, Venkatesh was seen keeping silent and listening to the captain. All this was captured in the camera and now its video is becoming quite viral on social media.
Shreyas scored 85 runs in 51 balls with the help of seven fours and four sixes. On the other hand, Venkatesh could only score 6 runs in 7 balls. Shreyas was taking Kolkata to victory on the strength of his batting, but then in the 17th over, Yuzvendra Chahal overturned the entire match. Chahal completed his hat-trick in this over by dismissing Kolkata captain Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Mavi and Pat Cummins. Chahal has become the first bowler to take a hat-trick this season. He took 5 wickets for 40 runs in 4 overs in the match and for this he got the man of the match award.