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IPL: Riyan Parag makes emotional revelation after RR’s win

NEW DELHI: Young batter

Riyan Parag

emerged as the architect of Rajasthan Royals’ triumph over Delhi Capitals in the IPL match held on Thursday. Despite battling illness for the past three days, Parag’s remarkable innings of 84 not out off 45 balls spearheaded Rajasthan Royals to a thrilling 12-run victory.
Addressing his health struggles during the post-match presentation, Parag revealed, “I have worked very hard, the last 3 days I was in bed, I was on painkillers, I just got up today and I’m very happy.”

Often touted as a prodigious talent, the 22-year-old from Assam showcased maturity beyond his years as he propelled Rajasthan Royals to a formidable total of 185 for 5.

Parag’s exceptional performance earned him the Player of the Match award, marking a significant breakthrough in his cricketing journey.

Reflecting on his journey and the support of his family, Parag expressed gratitude, stating, “(Emotions) They are settled, mom is here, she has seen the struggle, the last 3-4 years.”
Despite facing scrutiny in previous seasons, Parag’s perseverance and dedication finally paid off, with his elevated role at No. 4 proving instrumental in Rajasthan Royals’ success. His stellar domestic form preceding the IPL season further bolstered his confidence and performance on the field.

Rajasthan Royals’ captain,

Sanju Samson

, commended Parag’s talent, remarking, “Riyan Parag has been a big name in the last few years. Wherever I go, people ask me about him. There is something very special he can give to Indian cricket.”

The match witnessed a remarkable turnaround for Rajasthan Royals, who found themselves at 36 for 3 in the eighth over. However, Parag’s composed innings and strategic partnerships propelled the team to a competitive total.
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Furthermore, RR’s decision to include

Nandre Burger

as an impact player proved astute, with the South African pacer making crucial breakthroughs. Samson highlighted the importance of utilizing all 15 players effectively in the evolving dynamics of the IPL.
In the final over, Avesh Khan’s impeccable execution under pressure sealed the victory for Rajasthan Royals. Reflecting on his strategy, Avesh emphasized the importance of clear planning and execution, saying, “I try to improve myself everytime. In T20s I try to reinvent myself. I never think about selection and only practice what I want to bowl.”
(Inputs from PTI)