Former Indian cricketer, Abhishek Nayar has said that Rinku Singh is the perfect candidate to be the finisher for the Indian team in the T20 format. Nayar, who worked with Rinku at Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), said that the 25-year-old has all the skills and temperament to be a successful finisher.
“I think he is, you know, with Hardik Pandya now transforming into a proper batter who bats up the order, and when he comes back and he is leading the side, you know you want someone who’s going to play that role,” Abhishek Nayar said.
He added, “You know, we saw that in the West Indies as well, where literally have someone come in and play shots from the get-go. You had Axar Patel, who tried to play that role. But I feel Rinku is tailor-made. If you look at his numbers and you look at his stats around all three formats in domestic cricket, he’s been someone who’s been a prolific run-getter. I think IPL being the last stage where you had to kind of prove and perform, which he has done as well.”
Abhishek Nayar pointed out that Rinku has the ability to hit big shots from the moment he comes to the crease. He also said that Rinku is calm and composed under pressure, which are essential qualities for a finisher.
“He’s got the ability to hit sixes from ball one,” Abhishek Nayar said. “He’s got the ability to take the game away from the opposition in a matter of overs. And he’s got that calmness and that composure under pressure, which is very important for a finisher.”
Nayar also said that Rinku is a great team player and is always willing to learn. He believes that Rinku has the potential to become one of the best finishers in the world.
“He’s a great team man,” Abhisek Nayar said. “He’s always willing to learn. He’s always willing to listen. And I think he’s got the potential to be one of the best finishers in the world.”
Rinku Singh is a talented cricketer with a bright future ahead of him. If he is given the opportunity, he has the potential to be a great finisher for the Indian team. Here are some additional details about Rinku Singh’s career:
- He made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh in 2018.
- He has played 31 first-class matches, scoring 1,604 runs at an average of 37.33.
- He has also played 50 List A matches, scoring 1,683 runs at an average of 38.39.
- He made his IPL debut for KKR in 2022.
- He played 14 matches in the 2023 IPL, scoring 474 runs at an average of 59.25.
- He was named the Emerging Player of the Season for the 2023 IPL.
Rinku Singh is a young and upcoming cricketer with a lot of potential. He has the skills and temperament to be a successful finisher for the Indian team. If he is given the opportunity, he can make a big impact in international cricket.