Dubai: Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Rahul Tewatia, who played one of the most spectacular innings of the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020), said that the experience of playing with 3 spinners of the Indian team in domestic cricket made him a cricketer. As helped to achieve incredible potential. Tewatia, who was battling against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the start of his innings, turned the match around by hitting 5 sixes in an over.
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He said in the press conference before yesterday’s match, ‘I play for Haryana and made my debut in Ranji cricket in 2013-14. I played a lot of matches in Lahli which is a helpful pitch for medium fast bowlers. The presence of 3 Indian international spinners in our team helped me a lot.
Yuzvendra Chahal is India’s leading spinner, while Amit Mishra and Jayant Yadav have also played for India. Tewatiya said about his innings, “When I was not able to hit the shots, I was under pressure but Sanju Samson told me that a big stroke was needed and I was waiting for that.”
After scoring 17 runs off 23 balls, he finally added 53 runs in 31 balls. Asked what captain Steve Smith and coach Andrew McDonald said after the match, he said, “He told me that to get back to this point requires mental fortitude.” He always believed in my ability. Tewatia said that this miraculous victory changed the atmosphere of the dressing room.