Rinku Singh emerged as the most important player in IPL 2023. He played some brilliant innings in this year’s IPL and was instrumental in KKR team victories on several occasions. Rinku Singh did something similar in his last match in the IPL. Rinku Singh played a memorable tackle in the match played between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders. Although he failed to win the match for his team, Rinku Singh won everyone’s hearts with his excellent batting in this match which lasted until the last over. Meanwhile, he too broke a record for great player and captain MS Dhoni.
what is that special record
Talking about the top finishers in IPL, the name of MS Dhoni will be in the first place. Rinku Singh’s name is also included in this list. He now he also broke a special MS Dhoni record. Actually, Rinku Singh hit 2 sixes in the 20 in the match played against Lucknow, along with this he also broke the record of MS Dhoni. This season, Rinku Singh has 9 sixes in his 20th over, which is the most sixes by any batsman in the 20th over of a season. As of the early years of 2014 and 2019, MS Dhoni has 8 sixes to his name.
Most sixes in the 20 in an IPL season
- Rinku Singh – 9 sixes (year 2023)
- MS Dhoni – 8 sixes (years 2014, 2019)
- Dwayne Bravo – 8 Sixes (2012)
- Rohit Sharma – 8 sixes (year 2013)
- Hardik Pandya – 8 sixes (year 2019)
How was the match KKR vs LSG
Talking about this match played between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders, KKR captain Nitish Rana won the toss and decided to bowl this match. Batting first, Lucknow Super Giants scored 176 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. During this, Nicholas Pooran played an innings of 58 runs off 30 balls. In response, the KKR team could only score 175 runs losing 7 wickets in 20 overs and Lucknow won the match. Rinku Singh once again played out an unbeaten innings of 67 runs for KKR but failed to win the match for the team.