Twitter erupts as KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya exchange jerseys after MI’s thrilling win over KXIP

Kings XI Punjab’s opening batsman KL Rahul set the Wankhede Stadium on fire with a blistering 94 off 60 balls against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 match on Wednesday night.

Despite his brilliant knock, Ravichandran Ashwin-led Punjab team suffered a three-run defeat in a thrilling contest at the hands of Mumbai Indians.


After the game, MI all-rounder Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul swapped their team jerseys in front of the home crowd.

We have seen players exchanging jerseys in football matches but it was the first instance when two players exchanged their jersey in the IPL.

The fans were extremely pleased with Hardik and Rahul’s gesture. Everyone lauded their sportsmanship. Both the players have been Indian teammates. They determined that at the end of it, it was a game and both continue to be great friends. While some also took this opportunity to make some jokes, others appreciated the trend.


Here’s Twitterati reacted to the jersey exchange moment between Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul:

https://twitter.com/SarahTheCricket/status/997000618354118656

https://twitter.com/firkiii/status/996831195118714880

https://twitter.com/FanPandya/status/996953511735758848

https://twitter.com/YoungTlGER/status/996823367100530690

https://twitter.com/ArunbuddyAP/status/996823499904708608

https://twitter.com/prashan23S/status/996824768656556032

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