WATCH: Rinku Singh done it again Repeat IPL 2023 Heroics
Rinku Singh got a lot of attention when he hit five sixes in a row for KKR against Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad during the IPL 2023 season.
Rinku Singh did the same brave thing in the first-ever UPT20 League match between Meerut Mavericks and Kashi Warriors. On Thursday at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur, the match finished in a tie. In the Super Over, the Meerut Mavericks needed 17 runs to win.
Rinku Singh hit a hat-trick of sixes to help his team win. Video of Rinku Singh hitting three sixes in a row quickly went popular on social media.
When the Mavericks went first, Rinku Singh scored 15 runs off 22 balls to help them get to 181 for 4. Madhav Kaushik got the most runs for the Mavericks. He hit 4 sixes and 9 fours on 52 balls to get 87 runs without being out. Shiva Singh was the best bowler for the Kashi Rudras. He got 2/21.
In response, the Rudras were only able to score 181 for 7. Ankur Malik, who got 28 runs off 16 balls, was run out on the last ball while trying to win. Karan Sharma, the opener, got the most runs with 58 off of 44 balls, and Shivam Bansal added 57 off of 41 balls.
In the Super Over, Shivam Bansal scored 10 runs for the Rudras, and Mohammad Sharim hit a six with the one ball he faced. In response, Rinku Singh played out a dot ball on the first ball he met from Shiva Singh. He then hit the next three balls from Shiva Singh over the fence for sixes, giving the Mavericks a huge win.
Rinku Singh scored 474 runs in 14 games for KKR in IPL 2023, making him the player with the most runs. He just played his first game for his country in a T20I series against Ireland. Rinku Singh was named "Player of the Match" for the second T20I match because he scored 38 runs off 21 balls with three sixes.