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“Reminds me of Gilly” – Twitter reacts to Quinton de Kock’s sportsman spirit against Punjab Kings

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A great bit of fairplay and sportsmanship was in display tonight in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 when the South African batsman Quinton de Kock walked off even though had given not out.

Match number 42 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is being played between Punjab Kings and the Lucknow Super Giants in Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

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Punjab captain Mayank Agarwal won the toss and opted to bowl first. Kagiso Rabada drew first blood soon in the game when he got rid of Lucknow skipper KL Rahul.

Thereafter, Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda (coming in at number 3) formed a great partnership, adding 85 runs before Quinton de Kock called himself out by himself after umpire gave it a not out.

A ball from Sandeep Sharma outside off surprised Quinton and took edge of his bat and carried to Jitesh Sharma, however, the umpire gave it a not out.

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But, even after that, Quinton de Kock decided to walk towards the pavilion without caring about the umpire’s decision. Everyone on the field appreciated de Kock for his sportsmanship, while Sandeep Sharma gave him a pat on the back.

Fans on Twitter also praised Quinton de Kock for his sportsmanship and fairplay.

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