KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock just registered the biggest opening partnership in IPL history. Both scored a total of 210 runs in the inning and remained not out. However, most of the runs came from the bat of Quinton de Kock. He played an amazing inning of 140 runs in just 70 balls. While KL Rahul scored 68 runs in 51 balls. A few cricket fans are posting hateful comments about the slow inning of KL Rahul. However, most of them are happy and applauding both KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock.
Twitterati reacts to the KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock Partnership:
KL Rahul ???? Quinny de Kock— Suyog Kamble (@Suyogg15) May 18, 2022
#IPL what an opening partnership by KL Rahul & Quinton 210 runs target No wickets falling doesn’t happen very often in T20,dropped on 12 Quinton punished KKR ,that was some special innings ?♀️?? pic.twitter.com/mgrZZ3E8TU— LLM (@lungelomoss1) May 18, 2022
Just thinking its EA cricket 07 or anything else what innings by Quinton de Kock (140* unreal hitting) and kl Rahul (68* excellent support) 210 runns partnership just unreal— ҠAZ ⭐ (@Kaz_Toxic) May 18, 2022
Kkr needs miracle to winn this one
WOW! ?— CricPlex? (@CricPlex) May 18, 2022
KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock are the first opening pair in IPL history to bat through an innings without losing a wicket!
De Kock hit 140 runs as Lucknow Super Giants set Kolkata Knight Riders 211 to win.#ipl2022 #tataipl #captain #ipllover #kkrvslsg #iplnews pic.twitter.com/ri9UOXI0l6
History by Quinton De Kock and KL Rahul – the highest ever opening partnership in IPL history. Madness by LSG openers.#LSGvsKKR— Slap (@Jinosam9895) May 18, 2022
Highest opening partnerships in IPL history:— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) May 18, 2022
210* – Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul (2022)
185 – Jonny Bairstow & David Warner (2019)
184* – Gautam Gambhir & Chris Lynn (2017)#IPL2022 #Qdk #LSGvsKKR pic.twitter.com/XxnmBiNLAS
This is highest opening partnership against KKR in IPL history: De Kock and KL Rahul.— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 18, 2022
Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul carry their bats through the innings.— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) May 18, 2022
First time in IPL history a team has batted entire 20 overs in the 1st innings without losing a wicket
KKR need 211 to stay alive in #IPL2022 #KKRvLSG https://t.co/fcpXY9QLlo
659 runs in IPL 2018.— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 18, 2022
593 runs in IPL 2019.
670 runs in IPL 2020.
626 runs in IPL 2021.
503* runs in IPL 2022.
KL Rahul is on a roll in the IPL – totally in different league in terms of consistency.