“I learnt things I didn’t know about me” – Riyan Parag with Kumar Sangakkara

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Young Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsman Riyan Parag has commended the franchise’ Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara, declaring he had a lot of fun with the legend and learned so much.

IPL 2021 came to an unexpected halt on Tuesday following multiple players testing positive for the COVID-19 virus in the tournament’s bio-bubble. RR was fifth in the points table when the event was postponed uncertainly, with 3 wins and 4 losses from seven matches.

Taking to his official Twitter account on Wednesday, Riyan Parag shared a photo with Sangakkara and had messages of praise for the Sri Lankan legend. He added:

“Spent just a few weeks with him, but had so much fun and learnt things I didn’t know about me! See ya soon @KumarSanga2 you’re a LEGEND.”

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On Tuesday, sharing a message through a video on RR’s official Twitter handles, Sangakkara talked about the decision to postpone IPL 2021.

“It has been a good decision by the BCCI, and of course, the governing council of the IPL to postpone the tournament. Hopefully, we will all be back together soon when the tournament does restart. I wish everyone well,” said Sangakkara.

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19-year-old Riyan Parag conferred glimpses of his batting talent during IPL 2021. Nevertheless, he only managed 78 runs in seven games at a strike rate of 144.44 with a best of 25.

Riyan Parag was great in the field, taking 6 catches. He also played a role in the run-out of Rishabh Pant with a direct hit during the win against Delhi Capitals (DC) beginning in the season.

Riyan Parag’s tweet on IPL 2021 postponement leads to meme fest

On Tuesday, Riyan Parag’s tweet on the postponement of the IPL triggered a funny meme fest.

Taking to his official Twitter account, Riyan Parag tweeted:

“Khatam,tata, bye-bye #IPL2021 #iplcancel.”

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IPL fans had some rather amusing reactions to his tweet. Here are a few recreations by the fans:

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Also read- IPL 2021: No other match has to be rescheduled as of now After two KKR players test positive.

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