Indian cricketer and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) captain KL Rahul took to Twitter to thank the Karnataka Authorities for giving him the Ekalavya Award. The Mangalore native is at the moment in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. Rahul wrote, “Thank You Authorities of Karnataka for bestowing me with the Ekalavya Award. It might not be attainable with out the help of my coaches, teammates, mates and households. I’ll proceed to work arduous to make our state and India proud #grateful”.


The Ekalavya Award is given by the Karnataka state authorities for excellent efficiency in sports activities.

Many followers replied to his tweet, hailing the cricketer. One fan wrote, “Congratulations !! Karnataka is pleased with you Champ!”

In the meantime, one other stated, “Many congratulations Rahul. Your batting fashion has been improved immensely. I personally loves your batting. Good luck for future.”

Rahul’s KXIP teammate Mayank Agarwal has additionally been conferred with the award. Agarwal is a local from Bangalore.

Punjab are knocked out of IPL 2020, failing to qualify for the playoffs. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) struck the blow on October 1, successful by 9 wickets. KXIP completed the season at sixth place, grabbing 12 factors from 14 matches. They gained six fixtures and misplaced eight.


Of their final 5 matches, they gained 3 times and misplaced twice.

Regardless of Punjab’s failure to qualify for the playoffs, Rahul and Agarwal put in dominating batting shows. Rahul scored 670 runs from 14 matches and at the moment leads the Purple Cap race. In the meantime, Agarwal is seventh, scoring 424 runs from 11 video games.

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