Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul is very happy after winning the fifth consecutive victory in IPL 2020. After the victory over Kolkata, he said that the team has tried to play positive cricket on the field. On Monday, Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets at Sharjah ground. Kolkata scored 149 runs losing nine wickets in 20 overs. Punjab achieved the target by losing two wickets thanks to half-centuries from Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle.
After the match, Rahul said, 'I am very happy. The entire team will also be there. Together we decided that we will go there and play positive cricket. Things can change. I am happy that all things are going well. Hopefully, we will win in the coming matches as well.
Mandeep Singh played an innings of 66 runs in this match. His father died three days ago. Rahul said about his partner, 'The strength Mandeep has shown is excellent. Everyone was emotional. We wanted to support him, wanted to be with him. It is a matter of pride for us to finish their match.