Rinku Singh once again stole the show with his impressive batting performance for India in the third and final T20I against Afghanistan at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday, January 17.
Rinku Singh Played A Sensational Knock
In the third and final T20I against Afghanistan, the left-handed batter Rinku Singh delivered a stunning performance by scoring 69 runs off 39 balls at an impressive strike rate of 176.92. Rinku’s stellar knock was laced with six sixes and two boundaries, and he notably hit three consecutive sixes in the 20th over off Karim Janat, contributing significantly to India’s total of over 200.
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Rinku Singh played a crucial role for India, coming to the crease when the team was struggling at 22/4. He formed an unbeaten 190-run partnership with India captain Rohit Sharma. This marked Rinku’s second half-century for the Men in Blue, highlighting his resilience and batting prowess in challenging situations.
In the initial two T20Is against Afghanistan, Rinku Singh recorded unbeaten scores of 16 and nine. However, he showcased his prowess with a notable performance in South Africa, where he achieved his maiden fifty by scoring an unbeaten 68 off 39 balls in the first T20I, rescuing India from a challenging situation. The 26-year-old maintained consistent form during the home T20I series against Australia, accumulating a total of 105 runs in four innings.
Fans Hail Rinku For His Finishing
Meanwhile, social media has been buzzing with reactions from the fans, hailing Rinku’s sensational cameo. Check out the best reactions:
Talking about the ongoing game, Rohit Sharma and Rinku Singh’s clinical batting display propelled India to a formidable total of 212/4 against Afghanistan in the third T20I. Rohit Sharma led the charge with a dazzling 121 runs off 69 balls, featuring eight sixes and 11 boundaries. This century marked Rohit’s record fifth T20I ton and a return to form after two consecutive ducks in the earlier games.
Despite early dismissals of Kohli and Samson for golden ducks, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube contributed four and one run, respectively. Afghanistan’s Fareed Ahmad shone with figures of 3/20, while Azmatullah Omarzai claimed one wicket. India already secured an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series with previous victories.