IPL 2020: KXIP’s new skipper KL Rahul leads the side for the first time in IPL

KXIP skipper KL Rahul holds the record for the fastest fifty in just 14 balls. he broke the record of Sunil Narine and Yusuf Pathan who made 50 runs in 15 balls.

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KL Rahul, the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman is one of the most prolific batsmen on the Indian side. he has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore earlier in the IPL and has been a part of the Kings XI Punjab squad for the last two years. After R Ashwin got traded to Delhi Capitals, KL has been named the skipper for the franchise. He will lead the side for the first time.

Cricket greats like Anil Kumble and Sunil Gavaskar are all praises for this Indian batsman. Gavaskar believes that KL can become a huge part of the Indian team’s leadership. KL Rahul had a good IPL season and was an impactful player of the tournament. In the first match of the season of the Indian Premier League in 2018, KL Rahul reached a major milestone of fastest fifty against Delhi capitals itself. He scored 50 runs in just 14 Balls and broke Sunil Narine’s record.

KL Rahul scored 659 runs in the 2018 season and a whopping 593 runs in 2019. The KXIP skipper has a positive impact on the boys and the management believes that he can deliver results. The wicketkeeper-batsman is very agile behind the wickets and helps dismissals from behind the stumps. ALl Punjab fans are eager to watch their new captain lead their side to many more victories and change the fate of the franchise.