NEW DELHI: The memories of
smashing five successive sixes in the IPL remain vivid in the hearts of cricket fans. Once more the batter came up with a dazzling display with the bat on Thursday.
The left-handed batter achieved the feat yet again by smacking three consecutive sixes in the Super Over to help
pull off a stunning victory over
Needing 17 runs to secure victory in the Super Over, Rinku and Divyansh Joshi were given the task. Rinku failed to score a run on the first ball but he showcased remarkable prowess, and dispatched the subsequent three balls over the ropes.
After opting to bat first, Madhav Kaushik’s impressive knock of 87 runs helped Meerut post 181/4 on the scoreboard. In response, Karan Sharma (58) and Shivam Bansal (57) both played pivotal roles for the Kashi Rudras before the match ended in a tie.
Earlier in the year, playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, Rinku smashed five sixes in the final over against Gujarat Titans to steer his side to a sensational win.
Recalling the same, Rinku said that moment changed his life forever.
“Those five sixes changed my life. People remember me for that moment. I was feeling great when they took my name and the love they have been showering me with,” he said during an interaction with his Indian teammate Ravi Bishnoi on BCCI.tv.
Rinku earned his maiden India call-up during the T20I series in Ireland, where he scored 38 runs in his debut innings at a strike rate of 180.90 that fetched him man of the match award.