‘Venkatesh Iyer’s Gayle Vibes’: Impressed Fans Ask Where KKR Has Been Hiding It All This Time


With two wins in seven games, the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was going nowhere for the Kolkata Knight Riders. COVID-19 entered the bubble, the tournament was suspended for over four months and Brendon McCullum and co came back with a goal, hunger and fearlessness that hurts some teams.

KKR shot the 93-point target in their opener of the second half against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) inside 10 overs led by Shubman Gill’s 48-point shot, but a change in the combination opening, bringing in Venkatesh Iyer, the left- handed the Madhya Pradesh batsman, who played his coach McCullum, who in his day destroyed bowling attacks from the start.

Iyer played a 41-point unbeaten shot with just 27 balls against RCB and made everyone sit down and take note. However, three days later, Iyer knocked everyone’s jaw off with sensational strikes with confidence and fearless demeanor.

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Iyer took on the famous Mumbai Indians bowling attack starring Trent Boult, Adam Milne and Jasprit Bumrah and dispatched them. He was playing with their bowling alley as he raised his 50s with just 24 balls after being over 30 * with just 13 balls.

Chasing a 156-point goal, the Kolkata Knight Riders finished the game inside the power play by crushing 63 points in the first six overs.

Fans couldn’t help but congratulate Iyer, as many saw undertones of “Boss of the Universe” Chris Gayle in him, while most of them asked where KKR was hiding him during all this. time.

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Here are some of the reactions:

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