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Rohit Sharma speaking at the end of 3rd T20I vs Afghanistan

Rohit Sharma Hints at Rinku Singh’s T20 World Cup Selection After Impressive Show

After India’s victory against Afghanistan in the third T20I, where Rohit Sharma scored a record-breaking fifth T20I century, the Indian skipper praised middle-order batsman Rinku Singh, dropping a hint about his potential inclusion in the T20 World Cup squad. Rohit expressed his satisfaction with Rinku’s performance, stating that he is “coming of age” and has shown composure and understanding of his strengths. The duo shared a crucial partnership of 190 runs in the match.

Speaking about the partnership and Rinku Singh, Rohit mentioned, “He is coming of age and doing what is expected of him, and he has done well for India. It augurs well for the team moving forward, wanted someone like that at the backend.” Rohit emphasized the importance of having a player like Rinku Singh, who has demonstrated his batting prowess in both IPL and international cricket.

Rinku Singh, known for his finishing skills, has scored 356 runs in 15 T20I games for India, maintaining an impressive average of 89.00 and a strike rate of over 176, including two half-centuries.

During the match, India, batting first, faced early setbacks, reaching 22/4. However, Rohit Sharma’s brilliant innings (121* off 69 balls) and Rinku Singh’s valuable contribution (69* off 39 balls) propelled India to a formidable total of 212/4 in 20 overs.

The match witnessed two super overs, with India ultimately securing victory and clinching the series 3-0. Rohit Sharma was awarded the ‘Player of the Match,’ while Shivam Dube received the ‘Player of the Series’ honor for his all-round performance (124 runs and two wickets).

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