New Delhi. Rinku Singh performed strongly with the bat in IPL 2023. Playing with Kolkata Knight Riders, he hit 5 sixes in 5 balls against Gujarat Titans in a match. Now he can get a place in Team India. The Test and ODI squads for the West Indies tour have been announced, but the T20 squad is yet to be announced. Rinku is being told fit for the T20 team. Many veterans are also in favor of his inclusion in the team. Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan, the king of Bollywood and the owner of the KKR team, called Rinku a father in response to a question. Because of this, there is a lot of hue and cry on social media.
Shahrukh Khan was answering the questions of the fans on social media. During this, a fan asked him to say a word for KKR’s kid Rinku Singh. On this, Shahrukh replied in an exciting way. He wrote, Rinku is the father, not the child. Only a few people had an idea of his answer. After his reply, a fan wrote that a video of Rinku’s wedding dance is needed, remember sir. While another wrote that there is only one father in a team and that is you.
T20 strike rate is excellent
Overall T20 strike rate of 25 year old Rinku Singh is excellent. He has scored 1768 runs in 81 innings of 89 matches at an average of 30. Has hit 10 fifties. The strike rate is 141, which is excellent. Apart from 139 fours, he has also hit 80 sixes. Rinku has also played an unbeaten inning of 163 runs in first class cricket.
Team India has to play 5 T20 matches on West Indies tour. The T20 series is starting from 3rd August. Under the leadership of Hardik Pandya, young players can get a chance here. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli hardly get a place in the team. The next T20 World Cup is to be held in 2024.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 26, 2023, 06:37 IST