IPL 2021: RCB skipper Virat Kohli signed Riyan Parag’s bat after the match.© Twitter
Virat Kohli’s fan following is second to none in world cricket. Other than followers, many budding cricketers additionally look as much as him for inspiration and take into account him to be their function mannequin. For some gifted ones, their fanboy second involves life once they get to play alongside him within the Indian Premier League (IPL). On Thursday, Rajasthan Royals’ younger cricketer Riyan Parag bought his want fulfilled when the RCB skipper signed a bat for him. After the match between RCB and RR, the 19-year-old cricketer from Assam approached Kohli, requesting him to signal his bat and the RCB skipper duly obliged. Posting a number of photos from gamers’ post-match interplay, Rajasthan Royals tweeted: “From Riyan’s fan-boy second to legendary catch-ups. #HallaBol | #IPL2021.”
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 23, 2021
Whereas Riyan bought his bought want fulfilled after the match, RR did not get the end result they got here hoping for as RCB thrashed them by 10 wickets, chasing down a 178-run goal with greater than three overs left.
Riyan bought off to a begin however could not convert it into an enormous rating, departing for 25 off 16 balls. Nevertheless, that wasn’t the case with the 2 RCB openers Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli as they hung collectively until the top, serving to their facet register yet one more commanding victory.
Whereas Padikkal smashed his maiden IPL hundred blasting 101 not out off simply 52 balls, Kohli performed the second fiddle and scored 72 off 47 balls.
RCB’s unbeaten streak helped them climb to the highest of the IPL 2021 Factors Desk, whereas Rajasthan Royals’ yet one more disappointing efficiency noticed them drop all the way down to the underside, with simply two factors of their account after 4 matches.