Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh acquired huge reward on social media for his braveness and dedication after he took the sphere in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad on Saturday regardless of dropping his father final evening. The Punjab participant suffered a large private loss as his father, who was battling with well being points for a while, died final evening. Mandeep Singh got here into open the innings alongside facet skipper KL Rahul, in absence of common opener Mayank Agarwal. Kings XI Punjab gamers paid their respect to his father by sporting black arm-bands. Mandeep did not make the chance rely and departed within the fifth over of the innings, after scoring solely 17 off 14 balls. Nonetheless, his braveness made him a hero on the social media, the place customers hailed his dedication in direction of his obligation.
Confirming the information on Twitter, the official Twitter deal with of Kings XI Punjab wrote: “Misplaced his father final evening, however Mandy’s out right here to open! Technique to go, Mandy”.
Misplaced his father final evening, however Mandy’s out right here to open!
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 24, 2020
Earlier within the day, Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana additionally took the sphere after dropping his father-in-law on Friday and devoted his match-defining knock to him. Rana mixed with Sunil Narine so as to add 115 runs for the fourth wicket off simply 56 balls which guided them to a 59-run win over Delhi Capitals.
Batting nice Sachin Tendulkar additionally took to Twitter to reward the dedication of each the gamers who performed the sport after a large loss.
“Lack of a beloved one hurts, however what’s extra heartbreaking is when one does not get to say a last goodbye. Praying for @mandeeps12, @NitishRana_27 and their households to heal from this tragedy. Hats off for turning up right now. Nicely performed,” he wrote on the micro-blogging web site.
Lack of a beloved one hurts, however what’s extra heartbreaking is when one does not get to say a last goodbye. Praying for @mandeeps12, @NitishRana_27 and their households to heal from this tragedy. Hats off for turning up right now. Nicely performed.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 24, 2020
This is how Twitter reacted:
— Shiv Bahadur Maurya (@ShivBah89376481) October 24, 2020
Misplaced his father final evening and he has come out to open for his staff tonight!
He is a champion
That is the lifetime of a sports activities particular person!
— Srini (@Srini_94) October 24, 2020
Speaking in regards to the recreation, KXIP placed on a disappointing present with the bat as they may solely handle 126/7 of their 20 overs. Earlier than this recreation, KXIP have been excessive on confidence after three straight wins however their batsmen regarded out of kinds after they took area on Saturday.
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