Unexpeted star with the ball during Kolkata Knight Riders’ win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 3 of VIVO Indian Premier League 2018, Nitish Rana was in for surprise after the match. He picked wickets of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli that changed the course of the game. Kohli, who was yorked by Rana, gifted the latter a bat after the completion of the match.

Rana shared the post on his Instagram account. His post read: nitishrana_official “When you are appreciated by one of the greats of the game, you know you are doing something right. Thanks for this bat, @virat.kohli Bhaiya this was just the encouragement I needed. #blessed ”

Kohli and Rana play for the same Ranji Trophy side, Delhi. Rana had earlier played for Mumbai Indians, winning IPL with them in 2017 edition.