Unexpeted star with the ball during Kolkata Knight Riders' win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 3 of VIVO Indian Premier League 2018, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/nitish-rana">Nitish Rana</a> was in for surprise after the match. He picked wickets of AB de Villiers and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli">Virat Kohli</a> that changed the course of the game. Kohli, who was yorked by Rana, gifted the latter a bat after the completion of the match. <p></p> <p></p>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 " <p></p><blockquote class="instagram-media" style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 658px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BhY7BCFAf8e/" data-instgrm-version="8"> <p></p><div style="padding: 8px;"> <p></p><div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 53.7962962962963% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"></div> <p></p><p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BhY7BCFAf8e/" target="_blank">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 </a></p> <p></p> <p></p></div></blockquote> <p></p> <p></p>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.