Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 7 wickets to register their first victory of IPL 2020. During the clash between KKR and SRH, there was a mini-battle going on between Shubman Gill and Abhishek Sharma.
Both the cricketers have played together for the India U-19 team and they are also part of Punjab's domestic team. Gill revealed there was a bet between him and Abhishek which he won.
Gill scored 70* off 62 deliveries and was picked as the Man of the Match for his knock. He smashed Abhishek for a six during the 17th over of the match. The SRH all-rounder conceded 11 runs, with Shubman getting nine of them.
“Abhishek and I had been practicing together for the last two months and we had placed a bet than on who would dominate the other during the match.
“During practice matches, he had dismissed me 2-3 times as well. I didn’t think he would come to bowl during Saturday’s match, but when he did, I had it in my mind that I need to hit at least one sixer of his over.”, said Gill.