The former Indian skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was impressed by KL Rahul’s dab celebration after the latter smashed a century. KL Rahul, who smashed his first T20I century in Windies, has been in tremendous form.
After had a fruitful season in the Indian Premier League, KL Rahul was included in the national team for the United Kingdom tour. He got an opportunity in the playing XI instead of Manish Pandey and destroyed the England team with his aggressive batting.
Earlier in the match, England openers Jason Roy and Jos Buttler provided a good start to their team. But, their middle-order batsmen struggled to face the Indian bowling in the second half of the first innings.
While chasing the target of 159, Dhawan started the chase with a four and went back to pavilion in the same over. The Kings XI Punjab opener KL Rahul, who has been in prolific form, destroyed the England bowling line-up.
He was unbeaten on 99 and batting along with the skipper Virat Kohli. On the next ball, he played a flick towards fine leg and took a single to complete his second T20I century. Rahul, who became very emotional, had a dab celebration with Virat Kohli. MS Dhoni applauding Rahul’s hundred seemed quite impressed with the celebration.
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The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli himself hit a huge six to finish the game as India beat England by 8 wickets. The Men in Blue begun the England tour with a comfortable victory. The second T20I between India and England will be played on June 6.