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India cap for Rinku Singh? This is what the Kolkata Knight Riders batsman says


As IPL 2023 draws to a close, Rinku Singh’s meteoric rise in the tournament proves his unwavering commitment and remarkable talent.

Rinku Singh has had a remarkable season this year, grabbing fans’ attention with his explosive performances. Despite his impressive batting exploits, the 25-year-old batsman of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) remains focused on his game and is not currently preoccupied with the prospect of being selected for the national team.

In his previous four IPL seasons, Rinku had amassed 251 runs without securing a half-century. This year, however, has seen a remarkable transformation in his form as he amassed an impressive total of 474 runs for KKR, including four fifties.

The dynamic mid-range batsman first made headlines last month when he launched five consecutive sixes in the final to propel his team to victory against the Gujarat Titans. In Kolkata’s last game of the season against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), he again showed his ability to hit powerfully and fell just one point short of goal as he finished with an unbeaten 67 off 33 balls.

Rinku expressed his opinion on his excellent season, humbly stating, “It feels really good when you have this kind of season, but I’m not thinking about being selected for the Indian team. I’m going home, sticking to my routine and moving on.” to practice.”

The unlimited player remains grounded and focused on his craft, demonstrating his determination to consistently improve.

Rinku’s exceptional performances have not gone unnoticed and his name and fame have steadily increased. His outstanding batting performance has gained immense respect from fans and fellow players alike, significantly increasing his recognition within the cricketing community.

While KKR narrowly missed out on a playoff spot this season, Rinku’s contributions were undoubtedly a bright spot for the team. Kolkata captain Nitish Rana expressed his joy at Rinku’s success and acknowledged the hard work and dedication he has invested in his game. Rana praised Rinku’s ability to perform under pressure and reaffirmed his belief that the talented batsman has the potential to deliver even greater feats.

“If he can bat in this kind of situation, he can do anything,” said Rana.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.