KXIP vs KKR: The first match on a double-header Saturday in IPL 2020 turned out to be an absolute thriller as we saw Kolkata Knight Riders take on the Kings XI Punjab. It was match number 24 of the ongoing IPL 2020 where we saw Kolkata Knight Riders defeating Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs in a nail-biting match.
Before the game started, the toss was won by KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik, who chose to bat first. KXIP started their game on a brilliant note by sending Rahul Tripathi (4) and Nitish Rana (2) back to the pavilion in the powerplay only.
KXIP’s Arshdeep, who was seen sharing the new ball with the sensational Mohammed Shami, started with a maiden over to dismiss Rahul Tripathi and then conceded only a couple of runs in his second over as his bowling figures read 2-1-2-0.
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 10, 2020
Eoin Morgan, who came to bat at his preferred No. 4 position tried to bring back momentum to the game with Shubman Gill before Ravi Bishnoi send him back to the pavilion. He smashed 8 fours and 2 sixes in his 29-ball 58 and helped his team reach a par score of 164/6.
In reply to the KKR squad, KXIP’s dynamic duo of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave trouble to the KKR’s bowlers. However, Mayank Agarwal was soon dismissed by Prasidh Krishna on 14th over of the game with a score of 56 off 39 balls, where he smashed 6 fours and a six.
There on, KL Rahul tried to hold the match with his performance but the wickets of Mayank Agarwal and Nicholas Pooran put brakes on the scoring. And eventually, KXIP lost the match by 2 runs.
Meanwhile, social media was flooded with reactions over the heartbreaking defeat of Kings XI Punjab, despite so many efforts. There were many who came up with hilarious jokes and memes, reacting to the nail-biting competition between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab.
Here, in this article, we bring you some of the funniest memes and jokes we found on social media. Have a look:
KL Rahul should join SRH next year, so that he doesn't have to focus on getting Orange Cap on his head.
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) October 10, 2020
— Kritika MI💙 (@chal_chal_away) October 10, 2020
— Boies Ji (@Lil_Boies1) October 10, 2020
— Circuit 🏏 (@Being_circuit) October 10, 2020
Punjab needs 22 runs in 18 balls , nd then strategic timeout happen –
Result – KKR won by 2 run pic.twitter.com/DwvGbaGBBG
— THE | Epic Blogger | (@Kush_official_) October 10, 2020
— तूफ़ान का देवताᵀʰᵒʳ 🚩 (@iStormbreaker_) October 10, 2020
— Phoenix_in (@_Phoenix_ind) October 10, 2020
— JUST A FAN. (@iamsrk_brk) October 10, 2020
Punjab lost bcz of management bad decisions & sending prabhasimran at critical situation
Meanwhile Maxwell pic.twitter.com/kMnVtCpIZN
— Awkward_guy (DC) (@PranithShetty16) October 10, 2020
— DINESHIAN ❁ (@SRKmania_) October 10, 2020