IPL 2023: There is a big story behind Rinku Singh’s 5 consecutive sixes with the bat against Kolkata Knight Riders. What is KKR captain Nitish Rana?
Rinku Singh’s name was recorded in the pages of history as he hit 5 sixes in the last over to win over Kolkata Knight Riders. He showed this charisma in the match against Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad on April 9. In the last over, KKR needed 29 runs to win. In this order, Rinku Singh, who was on strike. Gujarat Giants bowler Yash Dayal hit 5 sixes in a row and gave victory to the team. Rinku Singh’s 5 consecutive sixes with the bat is a different story. This was shared by KKR captain Nitish Rana.
Rain of sixes with the bat of Nitish Rana..
In fact, in the last over of the match, it is noteworthy that Rinku Singh hit five consecutive sixes with the bat of Nitish Rana. Nitish Rana changed his bat on April 9. Earlier, Nitish played a few matches with this bat in the last IPL season. This year, apart from domestic cricket, he played 2 matches in IPL 2023 with this bat. But, on April 9, he changed his bat. KKR captain Nitish Rana said, ‘Rinku asked me to bat. I don’t want to give. But, someone brought it from inside. I have a feeling Rinkoo will take this because there is a good pick-up. Its weight is also less. Now it became Rinku’s bat.
Rinku claimed the match & துங்கு பெட்டு! 💜#GTvKKR | #AmiKKR | #TATAIPL 2023 | @NitishRana_27 | @rinkusingh235 pic.twitter.com/vHWVROar8P
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) April 9, 2023
Gujarat set a target of 205 runs.
Batting first, Gujarat scored 204 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Kolkata Knight Riders, who entered the ring with a target of 205 runs, lost 7 wickets at 155 runs. At one point KKR’s score was 155 for 4. But Rashid Khan put KKR on the backfoot by scoring a hat-trick. Rinku Singh who came to bat in such conditions played a stormy innings with 48 runs off 21 balls. During this time he hit 6 sixes including a four. This is KKR’s second consecutive win in IPL 2023.
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