Twitter reactions: Jos Buttler’s dazzling ton outshines Sunil Narine’s hundred as RR pip KKR in a high-scoring thriller| IPL 2024


In the 31st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) took on Rajasthan Royals (RR). The contest witnessed a thrilling finish as the game went down to the final over where the Royals eventually registered a memorable win by 2 wickets.

Sunil Narine hits his maiden century

After being asked to bat first, the Knight Riders put up a massive total of 223/6 in their allotted 20 overs. Opener Sunil Narine dazzled the Eden Gardens with an exceptional batting performance, scoring his first century in the league.

Trent Boult eventually dismissed Narine, but not before the opener amassed an impressive 109 runs from just 56 balls, including 13 fours and six sixes. His innings displayed remarkable confidence and skill against one of the strongest bowling attacks in the IPL.

KKR’s innings primarily centered around Narine’s heroics as he batted until the 18th over, forming key partnerships with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) for 85 runs and then with Andre Russell (13) for 51 runs. Later, Rinku Singh‘s unbeaten 20 off nine balls, including two sixes and one four, pushed the total past 200, as KKR scored 62 runs in the last five overs. Avesh Khan (2/35) and Boult (1/31) were the standout bowlers for the Royals. Kuldeep Sen (2/46) also took two wickets.

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Jos Buttler’s stunning hundred takes Royals home

In their reply, the Royals successfully chased down the substantial target within the 20 overs. Jos Buttler delivered an outstanding century and carried the team single-handedly as the other batters couldn’t maintain their momentum for long. Buttler consistently kept the scoreboard moving with his powerful and strategic hitting.

Buttler produced an extraordinary century, dominating the KKR bowlers and achieving the unexpected. The English batter scored an unbeaten 107 runs from just 60 balls, featuring 9 fours and 6 sixes, guiding his team to victory.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

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