Superstar Rajinikanth called up Rinku Singh of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to appreciate his incredible performance during the recent IPL 2023 match against Gujarat Titans (GT). Singh played a vital role in KKR’s win over GT by smashing five sixes in the last over with 28 runs to win. The 48 runs unbeaten knock of Singh, the Uttar Pradesh cricketer, has impressed Rajinikanth so much that he even assured the KKR star that he would meet him whenever he comes to Chennai. Although Singh will be in the Tamil Nadu capital, the actor will be busy shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Lal Salaam.’ Singh, who understands Hindi, did not comprehend much of the actor’s words but was excited to meet him in Chennai later. KKR is currently in sixth place on the IPL points table, with five wins and six losses in 11 games, and has a net run rate of -0.079.
Introduction to IPL 2023:
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a popular cricket tournament that takes place annually in India. It is a T20 tournament that attracts the best cricketers from all over the world. The IPL has helped many cricketers from small towns and cities in India to make a name for themselves and become popular household names. IPL 2023 is currently underway, and it has been no different this year.
Rinku Singh’s impressive performance in IPL 2023:
One such cricketer who has made a mark for himself in IPL 2023 is Rinku Singh. He hails from Uttar Pradesh and plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Rinku Singh’s most notable performance in IPL 2023 was in the match against Gujarat Titans (GT). He smashed five sixes in the last five balls of the final over, with 28 required to win, to help KKR beat GT. Rinku Singh’s knock of an unbeaten 48 off 21 balls was a game-changer and helped KKR win a crucial match.
Rajinikanth’s admiration for Rinku Singh:
Rinku Singh’s performance in the match against GT impressed none other than superstar actor Rajinikanth. As per a report carried by Entertainment Times, Rajinikanth personally called up Rinku Singh to appreciate and motivate him. The report also stated that the 72-year-old actor has assured Rinku that he would meet him whenever he comes to Chennai. Although Rinku will be in Chennai this weekend, the actor will not be able to meet him as he will be busy shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Lal Salaam.’ Rinku, who speaks and understands Hindi, did not understand much of the words spoken to him by the actor, but he was excited at the prospect of meeting him later in Chennai.
KKR’s position in IPL 2023:
KKR is currently at the sixth place on the points table in IPL 2023, having played 11 matches. They have won five matches and lost six, with 10 points and a net run rate of -0.079. However, KKR is still very much alive in the race to the playoffs. They have home matches against Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), as well as a game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), remaining to try and secure a spot in the top four.
In conclusion, Rinku Singh’s impressive performance in IPL 2023 has not only caught the attention of cricket fans but also of superstar actor Rajinikanth. KKR, with Rinku Singh in their squad, still has a chance to make it to the playoffs in IPL 2023.
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