Rahul Tewatia turned it around for the Royals as he smashed five sixes scoring 30 runs in the 18th over from Sheldon Cottrell Credit: IPL Twitter

As Rajasthan Royals pulled off a historic run chase on Sunday, chasing down a massive 223 against the Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Tewatia stole the show. After being trolled for a slow start as he struggled to put bat on ball, scoring just eight runs of the first 19 balls that he faced, Tewatia silenced all his trollers when the all-rounder smashed five sixes in the 18th over of Sheldon Cottrell’s bowling, eventually powering his side to pull off the highest run chase in the history of the Indian Premier League.

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Even Tewatia himself admitted that he struggled in the initial stages of his innings. Speaking in the post-match interview, Tewatia said, “That was the worst first 20 balls that I have ever played,”

Following the magnificent turnaround by Rahul Tewatia, as he emerged a hero from a zero, hashtags such as #Tewatia and #tewatiya started trending all over social media with some very creative and funny memes relating to the 27-year allrounder’s game



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