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IPL 2021: Devdutt Padikkal Lights Up Twitter With Maiden Century For RCB

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Devdutt Padikkal scored his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) century to assist chase down 178 with greater than three overs to go in opposition to Rajasthan Royals (RR). Padikkal performed a blinder of a knock, scoring 101 off 52 deliveries. This was the quickest century within the IPL by an uncapped participant. Padikkal and captain Virat Kohli, who remained unbeaten as RCB registered a 10-wicket victory, additionally registered the best opening partnership within the historical past of the event.

The left-hander had a gradual begin to the event after lacking the primary recreation having simply recovered from COVID-19 days earlier than. But he rocketed again to type along with his beautiful show which noticed him dominate the Rajasthan bowlers.

His excellent knock set Twitter abuzz.

“Devdutt Padikkal has played a supremely masterful innings. The sheer power and dominance of his stroke-play was something to behold. And, he enjoys batting with his captain Virat Kohli. Well played,” wrote former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop.


“Fantastic innings from young Padikkal. And this year @RCBTweets are in ominous form, which is great to see. Kohli and Padikkal made it look very easy,” Virender Sehwag tweeted.

“That was some hammering,” wrote former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad.

There had been a number of different reactions too, together with from RCB’s opposition camps:

The win means RCB are the one staff to remain unbeaten after 4 video games performed. They lead the desk, with a two-point benefit over Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals. They can be up in opposition to second-placed CSK of their subsequent recreation on Sunday.

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