Devdutt Paddikal of Royal Challengers Bangalore, who has been consistently performing well in the Indian Premier League (IPL) released in the UAE, has impressed many veterans with his game. It also includes the name of Team India and RCB captain Virat Kohli. On Saturday, praising Paddikal, who won the team by winning the third fifty in four matches, Virat said that he is a really talented player. His shots are clean and he has a good understanding of the game. Devdutt and Virat led the 99-run partnership against Rajasthan on Saturday with a one-sided victory. Meanwhile, Paddikal has shared a years-old photo with Captain Virat.
Paddikal, hailing from Kerala, shared this photo on his Instagram account. In this, Paddikal looks quite young and is not even recognized. It looks like this is a photo of his school. A medal is seen in his neck, while Virat is looking quite cool in black glasses. On this photo, Paddikal wrote in the caption, ‘Emotion, purpose and progress.’ This photo is being well liked on social media.
Paddikal created history, became the first player in IPL history to do so
The foundation of Royal Challengers Bangalore’s victory against Rajasthan Royals, which was taken by captain Virat Kohli to the end, was actually laid by Devdutt Paddikal with his bat. Playing at a strike rate of 140, Paddikal had scored 63 runs off 45 balls which included 6 fours and 1 six. During this innings, Paddikal teamed up with Virat for an unmatched partnership of 99 runs for the second wicket. Virat returned to form in this match, scoring 72 runs off 53 balls. He hit seven fours and two sixes during this innings.
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