new Delhi: The 5th match of IPL 2022 was very exciting between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. This was the first match of this season for both the teams and the fans got to see a lot of fours and sixes. In this entire match, 27 fours and 20 sixes were hit, out of which there was one six for which a reward of Rs 5 lakh was also given. But the Rajasthan Royals batsman hit a six and the prize money was given to someone else, let us tell you the whole matter.
one six cost 5 lakhs
Tata Group is the official sponsor of IPL Season 15. The Tata Group had made a big announcement before the start of the season. Tata Group had said that if a batsman’s shot is hit on the Tata Punch Board in this season of IPL, then Rs 5 lakh will be donated to Kaziranga National Park. In this match, Rajasthan Royals batsman Devdutt Padikkal did the same. T Natarajan was doing the 12th over during RR’s innings and Padikkal was on the bat, taking advantage of the momentum on the very first ball of the over, Padikkal went on the back foot and played a pull shot and hit a big six, this shot straight Tata Punch Board But started going. Now Tata Group will donate 5 lakh rupees to Kaziranga National Park. The video of this six is becoming quite viral on social media.
Check out this shot of Padikkal here
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Big innings played in the very first match
Devdutt Padikkal is playing for Rajasthan Royals for the first time. Prior to this season, Padikkal was part of RCB. In this match, Padikkal got a chance to bat at number four. Padikkal batted vigorously and scored 41 runs in 29 balls. During this, two sixes and four fours came off his bat. However, he missed his half-century. Padikkal played for the first time in the IPL at number four, before that Padikkal has played all the matches as an opener.
huge amount found in auction
Devdutt Padikkal became a part of IPL for the first time in 2020. Padikkal had already won the hearts of everyone playing in Virat’s team in the very first season, Padikkal played 15 matches in this season and scored 473 runs at an average of 31.53. Padikkal was also a part of RCB in IPL 2021 but the team did not retain Padikkal before the mega auction. Padikkal came in the auction and Rajasthan Royals added this player to their team by paying Rs 7.75 crore.