'Paul the octopus who?': Fan predicts Ventakesh Iyer's century vs MI in IPL 2023 hours before, Netizens in shock

Courtesy of pinpoint prediction about Venkatesh Iyer's century against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023 hours before the match, the fan has become a social media sensation

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is going on in full swing and each day cricketing fans around the world are having a ball as they are witnessing their favorite cricketers pulling out multiple herculean tasks. As the IPL arrives, everyone becomes an expert and give their own predictions. Courtesy of multiple cricket fantasy games, fans, and cricket pandits give their predictions either on social media or on their official YouTube page. Talking about the IPL 2023 prediction, a fan is getting a lot of recognization and praise on social media. Courtesy of his pinpoint prediction about Venkatesh Iyer's century against Mumbai Indians hours before the match, he has become a social media pundit and netizens have been hailing him and even comparing him to 'Paul the octopus'.

Here's what he tweeted-

A user by the name of Shahid around 1 PM on April 16 wrote on his Twitter, "Bold prediction for today's match. Venkatesh Iyer will score his first ever t20 century in just 51 balls." Interestingly, this is the exact thing that happened in the match. Ventakesh Iyer smashed a blistering hundred against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium. Iyer broke the 15-year-old century draught of the KKR and became only the second batter after McCullum to score a ton in the Indian Premier for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Iyer scored 104 runs off just 51 balls with the help of 6 fours and 9 sixes.

Netizens hail IPL 2023 Predictor

A user wrote, "Bro Itna accurate prediction kaise kiye? "

Another user wrote, "Paul the Octopus who"

"Mannnn Ohhh Mannn" wrote another user.

Another user asked , "Bhai, ye batado DC ka khataa kab khulega iss IPL me? (When DC will get its first win?)"

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MI vs KKR, IPL 2023

Ishan Kishan (58) and Suryakumar Yadav (43) led the charge as Mumbai Indians handed Kolkata Knight Riders a five-wicket defeat in their Indian Premier League match here on Sunday. The fastest century in this year's IPL for Venkatesh Iyer β€” 104 off 51 balls (6x4s, 9x6s) β€” went in vain for KKR, who suffered their ninth defeat in 10 matches here at the Wankhede Stadium, and an overall 23rd in 32 matches against Mumbai Indians.