Punjab Kings batsman Shahrukh Khan played a superb innings scoring 22 runs of 9 balls to help his register a cricual win against Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL 2021 match in UAE two days ago. It is notable that Shahrukh Khan is one such name which has always grabbed attention during Punjab Kings and KKR clash and it has a lot to do with KKR co-owner and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and actress and PBKS co-owner Preity Zinta.
In the last match, Punjab Kings defeated KKR by 5 wickets. For PBKS, Captain KL Rahul played the role of anchor with perfection but it was Shahrukh Khan who stole the show through his explosive batting. Shahrukh Khan helped PBKS surpassed the target with three balls to spare. Notably, this was Shahruk Khan’s first match during the UAE leg of IPL 2021 and he has issued a warning to RCB skipper Virat Kohli as well as Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni.
During the clash against KKR, Punjab Kings needed to score 32 runs in 21 balls to win when Shahrukh Khan came out to bat. Shah Rukh scored at a strike rate of 244.44 with an unbeaten 22 off 9 balls with two sixes and one four.
After finishgint the match with a six, Shah Rukh said that he has got the confidence to play such shots. Shahrukh Khan also left warning for Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni’s teams. “We have to win all our three matches to keep the playoff hopes alive. We started it off brilliantly by winning the first match against KKR. This effort will continue in future also,” he said. Shah Rukh’s bold statement is seen as an open challenge for Virat and Dhoni because Punjab Kings are now scheduled to face Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in their remaining two matches.