Published On: Thu, May 4th, 2017
Sports | By

Tripathi a ‘superstar in the making’


Tripathi a 'superstar in the making'

Pune’s most recent star is creating a massive impact in this season of IPL, winning admiration from a number of biggest names of game.

Rahul Tripathi, the unheralded batsman of India outperformed some of biggest stars of game on this Wednesday at the time he malleted 93 from only 52 balls in order to direct “Rising Pune Supergiant” to triumph in IPL. Batting next to MS Dhoni, Steve Smith, Ajkinya Rahane and Ben Stokes, Tripathi made over 58% runs of Pune in their winning pursuit of 156 of Kolkata, standing high as wickets were felling, by means of 2nd maximum score of innings of Stokes’ as 14.

Tripathi a 'superstar in the making'

Obviously, his heroics made him abundance of admiration from teammates of RPS like Stokes, Dan Christian plus Smith. “Tripathi, has not he been an exposure for us? That’s an amazing knock plus outstanding batting from this fella,” Smith stated after match of Wednesday. In the meantime, Strokes affirmed Tripathi a “superstar in the making”.

The 26 years of age is not an international level player, and was just drafted in final round of going year’s IPL draft by means of RPS. It acquired 2 matches in support of Tripathi to play in Pune’s XI earlier than he created debut of his IPL in opposition to DD, making 10 batting at 4th place. Did opening for subsequent match, he made 33, 31, 59, 45, 38, 37, 6 and 93 scores respectively, by means of that 1 score of single-figure approaching subsequent to a devastating mix-up with Stokes in Pune’s 5-wicket triumph on Gujarat Lions Monday.

He at the present is at 5th on overall table of runs by means of 352 runs with average of 39.11, regardless of playing as a minimum 1 innings less than other batsmen coming in top 9. Tripathi is in addition now IPL’s most productive Power Plays’ scorer in going season by making 251 runs on 144 deliveries, enhancing 238 off 160 made by David Warner, leading run-scorer of the tournament.

Leave a comment