Mumbai. Shashank Singh surprised everyone with his first innings of IPL. Originally from Chhattisgarh, Shashank faced 6 balls and scored 25 not out at a strike rate of 400. Sunrisers Hyderabad has set a target of 196 runs in front of Gujarat Titans in the 40th match of IPL 2022. Playing first in the match, Hyderabad scored a huge score of 195 runs for 6 wickets. Abhishek Sharma and Aiden Markram scored half-centuries for the team. Fast bowler Mohammed Shami performed brilliantly for Gujarat. He took 3 wickets for 39 runs in 4 overs.
Shashank Singh, 30, came out to bat in the 19th over. Only 10 balls were left in the innings. He hit a four off the first ball of Alzarri Joseph. Took 2 runs on the second ball and 1 run on the third ball. Lockie Ferguson came to bowl the 20th over. He is known to bowl at a speed of 150 kmph. But Marco Yensson hit a six off the first ball. However, he could not score on the second ball and took a run on the third ball.
3 sixes in 3 balls
Shashank Singh came out to bat for the first time in IPL. In such a situation, no one expected him to bat aggressively. He hit a six over midwicket off Ferguson’s fourth ball. Then by hitting a six over the fine leg on the 5th ball, the team made the whole team laugh. On the last ball, he hit a six at long off. When he returned to bat, Brian Lara hugged him.
This is the 37th match of Shashank Singh’s overall T20 career. Earlier, he has scored 424 runs at an average of 20. The strike rate is of 142. Has scored 3 fifties. This off-spinner has also taken 10 wickets. He was playing the sixth match of the current season, but he got a chance to bat for the first time. He has also scored a century in first class cricket.