Home IPL IPL 2022 “Deserves Every Bit Of It” – Twitter Goes Crazy As Rinku Singh Wins It For KKR Against RR

“Deserves Every Bit Of It” – Twitter Goes Crazy As Rinku Singh Wins It For KKR Against RR

“Deserves Every Bit Of It” – Twitter Goes Crazy As Rinku Singh Wins It For KKR Against RR
Rinku Singh and Nitish Rana guide KKR to a win

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by seven wickets at Wankhede stadium in their second encounter of the ongoing season of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. This win has kept KKR alive in the hunt for playoffs. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh were heroes of this win for the Kolkata franchise.

While chasing the target of 153 runs set by the Royals, KKR didn’t get a good start and lost the early wickets of Aaron Finch and Baba Indrajith. The opening partnership has been a big problem for KKR this season as they have kept on changing openers to get a good start in the powerplay.

Shreyas Iyer tried to anchor the innings from one end but couldn’t continue it for long and got dismissed on 34 runs in 32 balls. But Nitish Rana played an impactful knock of 48 runs in 37 balls. He took on Ashwin brilliantly which impressed many cricket fans.

KKRi n the end needed 39 runs in 24 balls to win. Rinku Singh was the hero for KKR. He played a brilliant knock of 42 runs in 23 balls under immense pressure. Everyone on Twitter hailed Rinku Singh for having a calm head under pressure.

Here are some of the top Twitter reactions :


Hetmyer’s late innings flourish helps RR score 152

After being invited to bat first, Rajasthan Royals got a shaky start. They lost the early wicket of Devdutt Padikkal. In-form Jos Buttler struggled for timing throughout the innings and got dismissed on 22 runs in 25 balls. Skipper Sanju Samson played a patient knock of 54 runs but he couldn’t accelerate in the end.

Later Shimron Hetmyer came to the crease and smashed KKR bowlers all around the ground. He played an important knock of 27 runs in 13 balls which helped Rajasthan post a target of 153 for KKR. However, it was not enough for them to win the match as the Kolkata franchise chased down the total with five balls to spare.

Written by Harsh Gupta

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