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Rinku Singh scored an unbeaten 42 off 23 balls against Rajasthan Royals to give Kolkata Knight Riders a 7-wicket victory, became the player of the match. Kolkata achieved its first victory after losing five consecutive matches.
Lose, lose, lose, lose and lose….Kolkata Knight Riders in the last five matches (KKR vs RR) Only this picture was visible to the fans. But this chain of defeat was finally broken. Kolkata Knight Riders won against Rajasthan Royals. The team won the match by 7 wickets and left-handed batsman Rinku Singh was the biggest facilitator of this victory. (Rinku Singh), Rinku, who played Ranji Trophy for Uttar Pradesh, scored 42 not out in 23 balls for KKR. Rinku stepped on the crease when Kolkata lost the wicket of captain Shreyas Iyer. Rinku Singh has been in IPL for a long time but he has not got to play much matches. But the manner in which he finished the match with Nitish Rana is really commendable. By the way, after the match, a trick of Rinku Singh also came to the fore. Rinku Singh had fifty written on his hands and he explained the reason after the match.
Nitish Rana talked to Rinku Singh after the match. In which Rinku Singh told that since morning he felt that he was going to be the player of the match. That’s why Rinku Singh had fifty written on his hand. Rinku Singh said that he felt that today he is going to make the team win the match by scoring an unbeaten fifty. Rinku Singh could not make fifty but he managed to win the team by scoring an unbeaten 42.
Rinku was waiting for the opportunity for five years
After finishing the match, Rinku Singh told that he was waiting for a long and good opportunity for the last five years. After winning the Player of the Match award, Rinku Singh said, ‘I was waiting for the right opportunity for the last five years. I have worked hard, have come back from injury. After this, runs have been scored in domestic cricket. When I was batting, Nitish Rana and coach McCullum told me to finish the match by staying at the crease till the end. Let us tell you that Rinku Singh is a resident of Aligarh and he is the first player to play IPL from this district.
Rinku Singh is a great fielder
Rinku Singh not only batted well against Rajasthan, but this player was also in the news because of his fielding. Rinku took important catches of Sanju Samson and Karun Nair. Rinku Singh has taken 6 catches in 3 matches this season. He remains the number 1 fielder of Kolkata Knight Riders. It is clear that Rinku Singh puts everything at stake to make the team win and he is getting the fruits of it.