Yuvraj Singh Finds A Reflection Of Himself In Rinku Singh


Yuvraj Singh, the former Indian cricketer and World Cup hero, praised Rinku Singh for his outstanding performances in T20 cricket. Yuvraj considers Rinku Singh as the top left-handed batter in India right now, comparing his playing style to his own. In the recent T20Is, India has experimented with various left-handed batsmen, including Rinku Singh, Tilak Varma, and Shivam Dube. In the first T20I against Afghanistan on January 11 in Mohali, these players featured in India’s top six, contributing to a six-wicket victory.

Rinku Singh has continued his excellent form from the IPL 2023 season to international cricket. With a stunning strike rate of 180.52 and an outstanding average of 69.50, he has scored 278 runs in nine innings.

Yuvraj Singh Commends Rinku Singh’s Excellent Performances

Yuvraj Singh emphasized Rinku Singh’s capacity for critical decision-making under duress in a recent interview. Yuvraj is confident in Rinku’s potential as a match-winner and reliable finisher, especially at the No. 5 or 6 positions.

“He’s probably the best left-hander in the Indian squad right now. He reminds me of myself – he knows when to attack when to rotate strike, and he’s incredibly smart under pressure,”

He added: “He can win us matches. I don’t want to put pressure on him, but I truly believe he has the skill to do what I used to – to be the finisher who delivers at No.5 or 6,”

Yuvraj Singh, with almost 12,000 international runs and 17 centuries in his impressive career, played a key role in India’s successful 2011 ODI World Cup campaign, earning him the Player of the Tournament award.He also played a significant role in India’s 2007 T20 World Cup triumph.

Now, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, the Indian cricket team is aiming for a series victory as they take on Afghanistan in the second T20I match at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Sunday, January 14.

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