KABUL: The Indian film actress and owner of Kings XI Punjab Preity Zinta hailed the young Afghan spin sensation Mujeeb Ur Rehman for his recent performance in the Indian Premier League against Rajasthan royals.
In a Twitter post, Preity Zinta has said “Our cub that roars louder than any lion. What a wonder and consistent performance by Mujeeb Zadran in this IPL 2018.”
Mujeeb bagged the Player of the Match award during a match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday night.
He was recognized as the winner of the award for his outstanding performance to contibute into the winning momentum of his team, Kings XI Punjab.
Played in Indore, the Kings XI Punjab managed to defeat the Rajasthan Royals by six wickets to secure the third sport in the points table of the ongoing competition.
Mujeeb managed to take three wickets from the 4 overs he bowled to help restrict the Rajasthan Royals to score 152 runs from 20 overs.
He secured a economy rate of 6.75 by giving 27 runs from 4 overs and was subsequently awarded the Player of the Match award.
The Kings XI Punjab managed to defeat rival Rajasthan Royals by six wickets and 8 balls remaining.