The 58th match of IPL 2022 is played between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Delhi captain Rishabh Pant won the toss and decided to throw first. Following this, Rajasthan Royals scored 160 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs after playing first. R Ashwin scored 50 runs on 38 balls for RR. In this inning, he hit 4 fours and 2 sixes.
This is not just the IPL, but the first half century of Ravichandran Ashwin’s T20 career. He now he has scored half a century in all formats of cricket. Let us tell you that Ashwin is known for his batting and bowling. He has scored 12 fifties and 5 centuries in Test Cricket. He has scored 2,931 runs in 123 Test innings. At the same time, in ODI, Ashwin has done fifty once. Ashwin has scored 707 runs in 113 ODIs.
In 71 innings of 179 IPL matches, R Ashwin scored 589 runs at an average of 12.53 and a strike rate of 115.49. Now his highest IPL score is 50 runs. Ashwin has hit 48 fours and 18 sixes in the Indian Premier League. At the same time, Ashwin has scored 123 runs in 51 T20 internationals with an average of 30.75 and a strike rate of 106.95. His highest score in T20 is 31 not out. Ashwin has hit 14 fours and 1 six in T20I.
After losing the toss, opting to bat first, the Rajasthan Royals got off to a poor start. Jos Buttler, who was riding in excellent form, came out cheap today. He scored just seven runs on 11 balls. Following this, second starter Yashasvi Jaiswal also returned to the pavilion after scoring just 19 runs. After this, R Ashwin and Devdutt Padikal, who went on to bat at number three, took the lead. Ashwin scored 50 on 38 balls and Devdutt Padikal scored 48 runs on 30 balls. Chetan Sakaria, Enrique Nortje and Mitchell Marsh each took two tracts for Delhi Capitals.