Rinku Singh on MS Dhoni: Rinku Singh, who is playing the role of match finisher in the Indian T20 team very well, also played an important role in the team’s victory in the Mohali T20 against Afghanistan. Rinku, who came to bat at number 6, did not score very many runs. But, he maintained the edge necessary for the team’s victory and made an important contribution to the team’s victory by scoring 16 runs in 9 balls. After the match, Rinku gave credit for her performance to former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Rinku Singh said after winning the first T20 against Afghanistan, "I spoke to Mahi Bhai in the last IPL. Dhoni bhaiya told me that the more calm you remain, the better it will be. Dhoni bhai told me that you try to see what the bowler is doing and play accordingly. If I think too much then it may be wrong for me. I keep myself calm just based on this advice I got from Dhoni Bhai."
I try to return unbeaten: Rinku
Rinku further said, "I like batting at number 6. I am trying to return unbeaten in the match. I keep talking to myself while batting and say that if I am batting at number 6, anything can happen."
Rinku hit so far as a match finisher
Rinku has established herself as a match finisher in T20 within a short time. He has scored 278 runs in 13 T20s at a strike rate of 180. During this period he has also scored a half-century. Rinku has also hit 28 fours and 14 sixes.
Shivam Dubey made India win
As far as the first T20 against Afghanistan is concerned, India achieved the target of 159 runs for 4 wickets in 17.3 overs. Shivam Dubey scored the highest score of 60 unbeaten runs in 40 balls. He also took 1 wicket. Therefore Shivam was chosen player of the match.