New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders’ victory against Rajasthan Royals in IPL on Monday is being discussed more than the player whose name not many cricket lovers are aware of. It is being talked about Rinku Singh, due to whose batting, the Kolkata team registered a spectacular victory. Rinku Singh played a key role in an unbeaten innings of 42 runs in 23 balls to help Kolkata Knight Riders win by seven wickets. This batsman, who made a splash in IPL, has also got punishment from BCCI once.
Rinku Singh made his debut in T20 cricket in 2014. After that he performed well in first class cricket and Ranji matches. It is the matter of 2019 when Rinku Singh reached Abu Dhabi to play cricket without permission. Here he took part in T20 cricket without permission. After this BCCI suspended Rinku Singh for 3 months.
I was waiting for such an opportunity for five years, but I was not getting regular opportunities. Scored a lot of runs in domestic tournaments and had the confidence to do well. Many players from Aligarh have played Ranji Trophy but I am the first player to play IPL.
Born on 12 October 1997 in Aligarh, UP, Rinku Singh got the opportunity to play in the IPL for the first time in 2017. The team of Kings XI Punjab bought him at the base price of 10 lakhs. In the next season, Shahrukh Khan’s team bought him. Could not do anything amazing in the beginning but after yesterday’s batting, his name has come on everyone’s tongue.
After the win, left-handed batsman Rinku Singh said that he had been waiting for such an opportunity for five years. KKR achieved the target of 153 runs in 19.1 overs for the loss of three wickets. Rinku Singh received the Man of the Match award for his excellent batting.