Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza has been one of the biggest bargains in the IPL auction for the ongoing season and the PBKS star registered a Player of the Match performance against KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants on Saturday. Fans loved Raza's historic performance and lauded the all-rounder on social media.
Raza contributed with both bat and ball in PBKS' victory over LSG at the Ekana Sports City as he picked a wicket in two overs and scored his maiden IPL fifty during the chase. With his fifty and Man of the Match award, Raza becomes the first Zimbabwean player to score a fifty and win the MOM award in the IPL.
Fans on Twitter flooded the social media platform with heaps of praise for Sikandar Raza's historic performance. Check some viral tweets for Raza:
With this victory, PBKS climbed to the fourth spot in the IPL 2023 points table with three wins in five matches. Punjab will play their next match in the tournament against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday, April 20 at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.