SRH vs RR: Khaleel Ahmed sheds gentle on heated argument with Rahul Tewatia

2020/10 11 15:10

By: PTI | Dubai |

October 11, 2020 9:19:00 pm

ipl, rahul tewatia, khaleel ahmedRahul Tewatia of Rajasthan Royals argues with David Warner.

Rahul Tewatia at all times had self-belief that he can take the sport deep throughout powerful chases and win it for his group, one thing he did for the second time on this version of Indian Premier League.

Tewatia helped the Royals eke out a five-wicket victory in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad with a 28-ball 45 not out to snap their four-match dropping streak within the IPL.

Tewatia lately hit 5 sixes in a single over from Sheldon Cottrell throughout an eaarlier sport in opposition to Kings XI Punjab, which catapulted him into nationwide fame.

“The wickets had been falling so I simply wished to carry one find yourself and look forward to the boundary balls. I knew if I hold my self-belief and take it deep, I might pull it off,” Tewatia mentioned on the post-match presentation.

“I advised Riyan (Parag) that the wicket was taking part in gradual and the deeper we take it, the higher our probabilities, even when we wanted 50 off the final four as a result of now we have the photographs,” added Tewatia who was adjudged man of the match.

Speaking concerning the chat he had with Riyan Parag, who additionally remained not out on 42, within the center, Tewatia mentioned, “Riyan requested me what to do. I advised him to respect the great balls and take singles, and I might tackle the assault.

“Towards Rashid, I noticed the chance to play the reverse sweep and took it.”

He mentioned he was relishing the position given to him by the group administration.

“This was the position given to me and it was clear from a very long time. I used to be batting properly for some time and I used to be assured and was hitting them properly after we performed apply video games. So it’s simple when you already know your position.”

Requested about an incident involving SRH bowler Khaleel Ahmed, he mentioned, “No large deal, we simply obtained taken away within the warmth of the second.”

Royals captain Steve Smith praised Tewatia and “younger child” Parag for exhibiting nice composure.

“I don’t assume it was the simplest wicket and the sq. boundaries are fairly large too. So nice composure from Parag. Proud that he might come again in and rating some runs straight up,” mentioned the star Australian batsman.

“Stokesy clearly didn’t come off tonight. Our high 4 didn’t fireplace, however as we speak we confirmed our depth. With Stokesy again, it brings a pleasant stability to us. He’s been spectacular, hasn’t he? Simply thrives in strain conditions. You herald his bowling and fielding to it and he’s a terrific participant for us.”

SRH captain David Warner admitted his group didn’t play its finest.

“… we didn’t mis-execute, however a number of the selections on the high of the mark weren’t there. And we in all probability bowled the mistaken ball on the mistaken time,” he mentioned.

“However a number of positives popping out and we’ll take it on to the subsequent sport. We have to work out as these wickets get drained, bat by the primary 6 and the center, after which assess with our bowling.”

Requested why he selected to carry again spinner Rashid Khan longer, Warner mentioned, “We’ve finished it up to now, we’ve held him again and try to nullify some runs, however these two (Tewatia and Parag) performed exceptionally properly.”

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