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IPL 2022: Punjab Kings Is Getting Mercilessly Trolled On Twitter

The Punjab Kings’ firepower busted against the Delhi Capitals spinners as Mayank Agarwal’s side succumbed to the lowest innings total -115- of IPL 2022. The Capitals chased down this in just 10.3 overs with 9 wickets in hand courtesy of a 39-ball 83-run opening stand between Prithvi Shaw and David Warner.

Put in to bat first, Punjab got off to a brisk start with Agarwal taking the onus to attack the DC pacers with PBKS racing to 27 in the first three overs before their innings fell apart when off-spinner Lalit Yadav dismissed Shikhar Dhawan. In the next over, Mustafizur dismissed Agarwal with a chop on.

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Jonny Bairstow made his intentions clear with a couple of boundaries but soon found the fine leg fielder off the bowling of Khaleel Ahmed. Axar Patel smartly duped the in-form Liam Livingstone for a stumping dismissal.

Youngster Jitesh Sharma held Punjab’s innings with 32 off 23 balls before getting trapped lbw by Axar Patel. Shahrukh Khan tried to get himself in but couldn’t get his timing right against the Delhi spinners and threw away his wicket to Khaleel. Kuldeep continued his brilliant return to form, castling a couple of tailenders.

The Capitals spinners – Lalit, Axar, and Kuldeep – shared 6 wickets between them. Such was the plight of the PBKS batters today, that it was Rahul Chahar who hit the first and only six of Punjab’s innings.

Any hopes of a Punjab miracle were quashed away sooner than Agarwal could ring in bowling changes as Prithvi Shaw and David Warner hammered 58 runs from the first four overs – bowled two each by Vaibhav Arora and Kagiso Rabada.

Such was the size of victory by DC that PBKS’ net run rate has plummetted to half-a-negative while DC’s jumped to +0.942 – the best in the tournament at the moment.

The Punjab Kings were trolled mercilessly on Twitter. Netizens pointed out that Punjab had the biggest auction purse of 72 crore going into the mega-auction and yet their team has put up disappointing batting performance in the last couple of games.

Here are some of the best tweets trolling Punjab Kings after their latest batting malfunction:

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Jatin Khandelwal

Hi, I am Jatin Khandelwal. Cricket writing came accidentally for me with an undergrad engineering degree. With opportunities first as a freelancer and then full-time, and experience with time, I have grown in the role. The Cricket Lounge is a place where I can thrive with the best of my abilities.

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