KKR were in the game while chasing but hat-trick from Rashid Khan swinged back the game in GT’s favour leaving KKR to score 18 runs off the last three overs. Things started to get out of the hand when they needed only 39 runs off 8 balls.
Seeing his match winning performance, Mohammad Kaif wrote on twitter:
Today Rinku Singh changed the definition of final over thriller. Last ball six wala climax suna tha, last five ball sixes sapne mai bhi nahi socha tha. Rinku, what a finisher
So happy for Rinku Singh, one of the most hard working cricketer i have known. He is from Aligarh, very modest family background. His first season with UP team was my last.
One thing I noticed about him very early was his willingness to help others. He was always happy when team mates did well, a perfect team man. Gutsy cricketer with great temperament.
This was really a sweet message and speaks of how talented and hard working player Rinku Singh is. Never seen before stuff and perhaps the most cherishing one for the entire team.
IPL 2023 was going good but this was truly never seen before thing, the most runs in last over were scored by MS Dhoni against Axar Patel but 28 off 5 is just unbelievable, the batter can’t miss a single hit, that’s what Rinku did.
The cricket twitter, went crazy and rivals teams and players around the world shared their due respect to this amazing and unbelievable innings of Rinku Singh. A few of them are here: