Punjab Kings star Shah Rukh Khan has been given the responsibility to play the role of ‘finisher’ in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the young batsman said that he has the ability to play in any kind of situation and at any place.
Shah Rukh Khan scored 47 off 36 balls against Chennai Super Kings on Friday, which helped Punjab cross the 100-run mark.
“My role is to be a finisher in the lower order but you can’t expect quick runs at the crease in every match because there are situations when you need to play responsibly,” he told a post-match press conference.
Khan said, “I am considered a finisher. I am a good batsman. I have been batting in the top order for Tamil Nadu for two years. I have the ability to bat in any order and get the team out of difficult situations. “
The 25-year-old batsman said that he would learn a lot from playing in the presence of top players.
He said, “The team is getting to learn many things from Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, and KL Rahul.” This will definitely improve my batting. There is still a long way to go. “
Shah Rukh Khan of Tamil Nadu was bought for Rs 5.25 crore by Punjab Kings, his base price of Rs 20 lakh. Shah Rukh recently made headlines with his performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals were vying to take him into their team, but the final bet was won by Punjab Kings. He was also the second most expensive Indian player in the IPL auction, he was also uncapped.
In the match against Rajasthan, Punjab Kings senior player Chris Gayle handed him the team cap. However, he showed real wonder in the second match of Chennai Super Kings yesterday.
If he did not play an innings of 47 runs, Punjab would have suffered a worse defeat because of his innings, the team of Punjab was able to reach 100.
Shahrukh became the victim of Sam Curran in the last over. Punjab’s score at that time was 101 runs. He scored 47 runs with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes in 36 balls to take the team beyond 100 runs. Although he missed making his first half-century in IPL 2021