Rinku Singh was shining light for India in the ongoing virtual decider 4th T20I against Australia. The match is taking place at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur, where visitors won the toss and opted to field first.
Rinku Singh bailed India out of trouble after they lost wickets at regular intervals. The batter came to bat when the team was 63/3. After that, he took the onus to himself and made sure that he kept his side in the game along with putting pressure on the opposition.
Rinku Singh batted with a positive mindset and played some staggering strokes. The batter smashed quite a few sixes in his innings but his one shot caught the attention of many. It was a stupendous stroke that made many in the stadium stand and applaud him.
During the last ball of the 13th over, Rinku Singh came down the track to Ben Dwarshuis. He took the momentum into the shovel and sent it soaring into the stands. It was 100-m six that amazed many.
Rinku Singh batted sensibly as he played shots all over the park. The batter scored 46 runs off 29 balls. He batted with a strike rate of 158.62 and also smashed 4 fours and 2 sixes in his innings that powered India to a fighting total.
IND vs AUS: India end with a total of 174 runs on the board
India were off to a flying start, thanks to Yashasvi Jaiswal. The southpaw smashed 37 runs off 28 balls and put the opposition under pressure. After that, Ruturaj Gaikwad (32) played a handy knock but perished a crucial stage. Shreyas Iyer (8), and Suryakumar Yadav (1) couldn’t get going as India were under pressure.
Rinku Singh (46) played a magnificent knock whereas Jitesh Sharma (35) supported him well as India posted a total of 174 runs. For Australia, Ben Dwarshuis picked three wickets whereas Jason Behrendorff and Tanveer Sangha bagged two wickets each.