Mandeep Singh News
Indian men's hockey team lost the Tokyo Olympics semifinal to world champions Belgium 5-2 on Tuesday (August 3). Alexander Hendrickx scored a hattrick for the Belgians to lift his side to the gold medal match. Here are a collection of pictures to sum up the thrilling semifinal clash between India and Belgium
Mandeep Singh (61) and Chris Gayle (51) shared a 100-run stand for the second wicket to help KXIP chase down the 150-run target in 18.5 overs. With the win, Kings XI Punjab have now grabbed the fourth spot in the IPL 2020 standings with six wins from 12 matches. Kolkata Knight Riders,on the other hand, have dropped to the fifth place with six victories as well.
Mandeep, was drafted into the KXIP playing XI after missing three games, opened the innings for his franchise against SRH a day after losing his father. He was asked to begin the innings along with skipper KL Rahul in the absence of Mayank Agarwal, who is in great form in the 13th edition of the IPL Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep had managed scored 27, 6, and 0 in the previous three IPL matches he was picked for.
Mandeep is coming on the back of a tremendous domestic campaign with 696 runs in just 8 matches at a staggering average of 69.60. The 28-year-old has the ability to play as a floater for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020 and help the team win their first-ever IPL trophy. The 2020 IPL is slated to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to November 10.