Rinku Singh has stated that he doesn’t settle for captaincy as a result of it blocks his thoughts. He additionally added that he tried captaincy in some video games however was not in a position to play freely.
Rinku Singh grew to become a preferred determine in IPL 2023. The KKR batter shattered 5 sixes off the ultimate 5 balls in a match in opposition to Gujarat Titans (GT) to drive his workforce to an unbelievable victory. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) wanted 5 sixes off the final 5 balls to win the match and Rinku did an impeccable job.
Later, Singh additionally performed for India within the T20I sequence in opposition to Ireland final month. He additionally performs for Uttar Pradesh home workforce and was a part of the Meerut Mavericks within the latest UPT20 franchise league. Nonetheless, Rinku Singh doesn’t lead any of the 2 groups and stays away from captaincy.
Captaincy Blocks My Thoughts: Rinku Singh
Throughout an interview with News18 CricketNext, Rinku Singh was requested why he doesn’t settle for captaincy. To this, the left-handed batsman replied that captaincy blocks his thoughts.
“I’ve by no means achieved captaincy. I prefer it however don’t do it. Kuch matches mai kari hai to mera dimag block ho jaata hai (Tried captaincy in some video games however my thoughts will get blocked).
Rinku Singh additionally stated that he needs to play freely and doesn’t need to take the load of captaincy.
“My nature is such that I need to play freely and don’t need to take a load of captaincy. UPCA additionally supplied me captaincy however I refused with folded fingers as a result of I need to play with a free thoughts”, the left-handed batsman additional stated.
Singh grabbed the limelight along with his efficiency in IPL 2023 for KKR. With 474 runs in 14 video games at a mean of 59.25, he completed as the highest run-getter for his workforce.
He shattered 4 half-centuries for KKR and held a excessive strike fee of 149+ whereas batting. Notably, the UP participant remained unbeaten in 6 video games out of 14.
Rinku Singh To Play For India In Asian Video games 2023
In the meantime, Rinku’s workforce Meerut Mavericks completed as runners-up within the UPT20 league. He additionally rocked the sector in a match after smashing 3 sixes within the super-over.
The 23-year-old will now take part within the Asian Video games 2023. The match begins on September 23 in China. BCCI has developed a second-string squad for the Asian Video games 2023 as it can conflict with ICC World Cup 2023. Asian Video games 2023 doesn’t come below the ICC (Worldwide Cricket Council).