Rinku Singh is doing the most difficult job in T20 batting with great ease

Finishing is such a role where a batsman has to not only stay till the end while playing according to the situation but also has to increase the run rate.

Jul 8, 2024 - 21:24
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Rinku Singh is doing the most difficult job in T20 batting with great ease

The young Indian batsman, Rinku Singh, is consistently doing in T20 cricket with great ease, which is considered very difficult in this game. With his sensational batting, Rinku Singh has been doing the finishing job easily. He played an unbeaten innings of 48 runs in just 22 balls in the second T20 match against Zimbabwe and spearheaded India's score to 234 runs.

It is a role that requires a batter not only to stay out till the end while playing according to the situation but also to increase the run rate. Most of the batters lose their wickets in their quest to score fast runs. This is where the expertise of the challenge of a finisher comes in. And he is when Rinku Singh, at the moment, is seen mastering this art, a very auspicious sign for Indian cricket.

26-year-old Rinku has played the finisher role so well that his average in T20 internationals is a colossal 80.80 in just 17 matches. An average that gigantic tells you how many times he has remained unbeaten. On eight occasions, Rinku Singh remained not out in these matches. This has also enabled an increase in the run rate—an incredible strike rate for such an average of 178.76.

In T20 international cricket, he has played innings of 38(21), 37*(15), 22*(14), 31*(9), 46(29), 6(8), 68*(39), 14(10), 16*(9), 9*(9), 69*(39), 0(2), and 48*(22). This figure tells about his ability. Although, Rinku Singh could not become part of the playing 11, which won the final of the T20 World Cup, now he has a golden opportunity to make a name for himself.

India has leveled the series 1-1 with a win in the second match of the five-match series against Zimbabwe. Also, big players like Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dubey, and Sanju Samson have now joined the team before the third match; hence, many changes can be expected in the playing eleven now from the visiting team. It means that the third match of the series will now be played at Harare Sports Club on July 10.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer