New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders have kept their hopes of going to the finals alive by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Eliminator match of IPL. Kolkata now has to play against Delhi in Qualifier 2, the team that wins will take on Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021. Fans are very angry about the performance of RCB in the Eliminator match. The fans are so angry that even the partner of a RCB cricketer has been called abusive.
Fans used abusive language on social media
Angered by the defeat of RCB, the fans vented their anger on social media and many fans even used abusive language. Not only this, the fans, who were enraged by the defeat of RCB, even abused the partner of all-rounder Daniel Christian. Daniel Christian said on his Instagram page that fans have abused him on the post made by his partner. He clearly said that even if we failed to perform well today, but let my partner stay away from all this.
Significantly, Christian spent 29 runs in 1.4 overs in this match, while could contribute only nine runs with the bat. After which the fans took out their anger on social media.
Fellow player narrated to the fans
His own teammate Glenn Maxwell took the fans down and thrashed them a lot. Maxwell tweeted, “Had a great season for RCB, unfortunately we didn’t get to where we thought we were. That doesn’t mean we didn’t do well this season. Some people are spreading garbage on social media which is not good.
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) October 11, 2021
He further wrote, ‘Thank you to the real fans, who admired and loved the players who gave their all to the game. Unfortunately there are some bad people on social media who make social media a bad place. this is unacceptable. Please don’t be like them.
Most runs scored this season
Glenn Maxwell has been RCB’s highest run-scorer this season. He has scored 513 runs in 15 matches played in this IPL season. For the first time since 2014, Maxwell has managed to score more than 500 runs in a season. Along with this, he has also managed to score 6 half-centuries this season.