In the sixth match of IPL 2020, RCB team has invited Punjab to bat first by winning the toss. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have made a decent start to Punjab.
In the sixth match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League, Kings XI Punjab faces today with Royal Challengers Bangalore team captained by Virat Kohli. Kings XI Punjab lost in their first match against Delhi Capitals in a thrilling match. The result of this match between the two teams came out in a super over.
At the same time, RCB team started the tournament victorious by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first match. In such a situation, captain Virat Kohli would like to continue his winning campaign in this match too.
Apart from this, the Punjab team will want nothing less than victory in this match. At the same time, she would like to correct her mistakes made in the previous match and get down on the field. In such a situation, this match between the two teams is expected to be quite exciting.
In this match of IPL 2020, players of both the teams went to play by tying the black band on the arm. In this way, a tribute was paid to former Australian cricketer Dean Jones, who died of a heart attack in Mumbai today.
Jones, 59, was part of the 1987 World Cup-winning Australian team. Not only this, he was in Mumbai as a member of the Indian Premier League 2020 commentary team, starting on 19 September. The news of Dean Jones’ death is a wave of mourning throughout the cricket world.
Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, is deeply shocked by the demise of Jones. Kohli wrote, “I am shocked to hear the news of Dean Jones’s death. I pray for strength and courage for his family and friends.”
On the other hand, Rahul has completed 2000 runs in IPL 2020 with a four off the last ball of the first over of the match. With this, KL Rahul has become the fastest Indian player to complete 2000 runs in IPL. He achieved this great feat by beating Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin Tendulkar had completed 2000 runs in 63 IPL innings while KL Rahul has done it in 60 innings. However, the record of making the fastest 2000 runs in the history of IPL is in the name of Chris Gayle who touched the figure of 2,000 runs in just 48 innings. The Punjab captain is the 20th Indian player to cross the 2000-run mark in the IPL and the 32nd overall.