It is not every day that you score a 99 in a T20 match. Also not every day that your side ends up losing after that.
For Ishan Kishan, last night's game between Mumbai Indians and Royal challengers Bangalore was bittersweet.
With his 99, the MI player got his team out of initial danger while chasing RCB's target, and set it up for a draw that saw the two sides going for a super-over.
Super Over: MI vs RCB pic.twitter.com/JvyDPkL7BA— Navdeep Saini (@navdeepsaini96) September 28, 2020
Which is where MI lost. In a controversial decision, Rohit Sharma did not send Ishan for the super-over and he later clarified the same by saying that the young batsman was exhausted from his long innings.
Pictures of a distraught Kishan from the super-over are now being shared by people, as they laud the 22-year-old's performance and try to empathise with him.
Ishan Kishan Fan Forever— R A T N I $ H (@LoyalSachinFan) September 28, 2020
My Man is here to stay 💙 pic.twitter.com/dW8DEvHFC6
OMG! Another thriller another #SuperOver. Both teams played so WELL. My heart goes out to #IshanKishan Hard Luck #Mumbai Congrats #RCB As for #Virat critics - the last one ball 4 won RCB the game👍 Form is temporary Class is Permanent so chill out. #RCBvMI #Ipl2020 #Dream11IPL— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) September 28, 2020
Form is temporary, class is permanent #ViratKohli— Pranitha Subhash (@pranitasubhash) September 29, 2020
What a match last night . ABD and viratKohli is the greatest batting Pair in IPL!
& #IshanKishan won many many hearts yesterday!#RCBvsMI pic.twitter.com/9rLPVkn6v6
Ishan Kishan ..— Mr.pujari (@PunManDhan) September 28, 2020
You gotta feel sad for this man ..he deserved 100 pic.twitter.com/LAQX4Hp06u