IPL 2020 Gautam Gambhir names ‘no.1 player in IPL’ Lords XI Punjab commander KL Rahul struck the primary century of Indian Premier League 2020 on Thursday against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Rahul pounded an unbeaten 132 of every 69 balls to assist his with siding to a mammoth all out of 206/3 out of 20 overs.
Virat Kohli-drove RCB battled in the pursuit and were packaged out for 109 in only 17 overs, losing the match by 97 runs. It was RCB’s first annihilation of the period, and Rahul’s commitment had a significant effect.
The Punjab captain was given the man of the matching grant for his presentation. Rahul’s presentation welcomed immense recognition from previous West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop and previous India opener Gautam Gambhir.
West Indies legend Ian Bishop, on ESPNCricinfo’s T20 Timeout show, stated: “The manner in which he adjusted his innings was incredible. I was staying there viewing those initial 50 runs, and outside of the powerplay I was thinking ‘wow, he is simply settling there, not grapple it, however hoping to adjust it’.
Gambhir added: “This was a proper inning. Not even a single slog in the innings to be honest. That is what the quality of the man is. He can hit those cricketing shots and with that much of impact and that much strike rate, he shows what he is capable of.