Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul had a word of praise for Mandeep Singh, who lost his father a few days ago.
This was KXIP's fifth straight win in the tournament and the team has now claimed the fourth spot on the points table with 12 points.
Mandeep and Chris Gayle (51 off 29 balls) raised 100 runs for the second wicket that took their team to the brink of victory.
After restricting KKR to 149, Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle chased down the total comfortably to secure their fifth win on the trot.
Wickets in powerplay would've made difference, says KXIP batsman Mandeep Singh on defeat against CSK
Mandeep Singh feels that if his side would have taken a couple of wickets in the powerplay then the result could have been different.
Ramandeep spoke about his compatriots who have recovered from COVID and have joined the rest of the group, returning to normal activities.
Corporal Chamandeep Singh, a Punjab-born soldier in the RLC of the British Army, attended a military school in India for 12 years.
According to SAI, the players contracted the disease, in all probability, while travelling to Bengaluru from different parts of the country after a month-long break.
Spending two weeks in isolation with some colleagues testing positive for the virus can be a challenge so SAI have taken this step.
The forward is one of India's first active athletes who has required hospitalisation for the disease.
The 25-year-old from Jalandhar is asymptomatic and is being treated along with the other five players by doctors in Bengaluru, where the national camp is due to start on August 20.
The IOC has postponed the Olympics to summer 2021 in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak which has claimed more than 1.4 lakh lives.
Mandeep said that when he saw his teammates win awards at the Hockey India 2nd Annual Awards in 2016, it inspired him to work harder.
Mandeep Singh scored a field goal before Ramandeep Singh scored another from a penalty corner at the Kalinga Stadium.
India by far were the better side on display and outplayed Australia in terms of ball possession at the floodlit Kalinga Stadium.