Rinku Singh Is The Internet’s New Hero Despite KKR Losing 2 Runs To LSG In IPL Thriller

Rinku Singh almost rained on the Lucknow Super Giants parade if it wasn’t for a screamer from Evin Lewis towards the end which saw the Kolkata Knight Riders lose the biting thriller by just 2 runs in the IPL clash 2022 Wednesday. LSG were favorites in the first half of the match after KL Rahul (68) and Quinton de Kock (140) sewed up a 210-run partnership without dropping a single wicket, giving KKR a mammoth tally of 211 to stay alive in the race for IPL Qualifiers 2022. When all seemed over and dusted off for KKR, Rinku and Sunil Narine (21) breathed new life into the chase, bringing the equation down to 21 over 6 deliveries.

Rinku belted a four followed by some sixes and a double bringing the equation down to an easy 5 from 3 deliveries with four wickets remaining.

A blinder from Evin Lewis – a one-handed catch near the deep backspot area – ended Rinku’s innings on 40 of 15. And then Stoinis nailed the yorker to play Umesh Yadav for a duck first ball with KKR finishing on 208/8 as LSG sealed their playoff spot with a two-point win at DY Patil Stadium on a momentous Wednesday night.

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Although KKR was on the losing side, Rinku’s 40 out of 15, which included four maximums and two limits, became the talking point on social media as fans took to Twitter to hail the player’s spirited effort. cricket to get across the finish line alongside Shreyas Iyer.

Earlier, KKR had started their pursuit on a disastrous note as their scoreboard read 9/2 from 2.4 overs at one point before captain Shreyas Iyer took the matter into his own hands.

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