In a game where both sides underperformed, one man made the major impact with both bat and ball, strong enough for his side – Kings XI Punjab –to register a surprise win over the fancied Kolkata Knight Riders at Mohali.
Kings XI Punjab caused a huge upset defeating the defending Champions Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 runs at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. Sunil Narine’s efforts of claiming the first hat-trick in IPL 6 also went in vain as KKR made a mess of chasing a target of 158 on a decent batting track.
In every season, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has thrown up some new heroes, some of whom have carried on to become popular faces in the league while a few have fallen by the wayside after a highly impressive beginning. As another season has got underway, here’s a look back at some forgotten stars of earlier IPL seasons.