Rahul Tewatia pulled off a stunner of a chase along with Riyan Parag for the Rajasthan Royals (RR) against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League 2020. Chasing a total of 159, RR stumbled losing all their overseas players inside the Powerplay. Robin Uthappa and Sanju Samson didn’t last long either as they perished to Rashid Khan.
With the chase going nowhere, Rahul Tewatia and Riyan Parag launched a brutal assault to take their side home. Tewatia finished on 45 off 28 while Parag ended up on 42 off 26.
In IPL 2016, no team showed interest in Rahul Tewatia. For IPL season 11, he was picked by Delhi Capitals (DC) for 3 crores rupees. Rahul was part of DC in IPL 2019, however, they sold him during IPL 2020 auction to Rajasthan Royals for the same price of 3 crores rupees. The 27-year old Rahul Tewatia has now more than shown his worth.
Twitterati reacted to Tewatia’s stunning knock praising him with some calling him a ‘legend’. Here’s a look at a few of them.
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