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“Wrote it on my left hand” Rinku Singh reveals how he predicted his match-winning knock against RR

Though Rinku could not score a half-century but his valiant knock was even more valuable than a half century.

Rinku Singh

On Monday evening, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the Rajasthan Royals against all odds. Prior to this match, KKR were on a five-match losing streak, and they put an end to it by defeating the team from Rajasthan Royals. The chances of Kolkata qualifying for the play-offs seemed highly unlikely. But with the dominant win against Rajasthan, we have gained newfound hope. For the nights to qualify, they’ll need to win all remaining matches of the group stages.

Youngster Rinku Singh turned up against Rajasthan Royals steering the match home. Rinku scored 42 runs off 23 deliveries And successfully managed to smash the deadly RR bowling attack around the park.

Not only with the bat, Rinku had an incredible presence in the field as well. He saved quite a few runs and picked up two important catches during the Rajasthan in innings. Rinku was awarded the man of the match award for his performance in KKR‘s win. Although, It seems that the youngster knew that he would turn up big against Rajasthan as he inscribed 50 on his from hinting that he would score a half century.

Kolkata Knight Riders posted a video in their Instagram handle showing an interaction between Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh after the match. In the video it is clearly seen that, Rinku had written 50 on a palm before the match as he was feeling confident of scoring a fifty.

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Rinku knew it all:

Rinku Singh and Nitish Rana

Though Rinku could not score a half-century but his valiant knock was even more valuable than a half century. The video he said to Rana that he was waiting to shine and get a man of the match award in an IPL game. Rinku has had a torrid time at the KKR camp, as he hadn’t got enough opportunities in spite of his outrageous talent.

Rinku made his name in the domestic division scoring good for the UP team. He was picked up by the Knights in 2018 and he is with the team since then. In this time with the Kolkata Knight Riders, it was only his 13th game. With this important knock against Rajasthan Rinku Singh and all KKR admirers hope to see him retained in the side. If he gets good opportunities, it is definite that Rinku Singh will turn off in big occasions and make a name for himself as a KKR player.

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