New Zealand’s all-rounder Rachin Ravindra continues his golden run in the ongoing cricket World Cup 2023. Rachin Ravindra has been in sensational form in the ongoing tournament, amassing over 500 runs in just 7 innings, establishing himself as one of the standout stars of the World Cup 2023.
Rachin Ravindra Registered His 3rd Century
On Saturday, Rachin displayed his batting prowess yet again as he registered his third century of the ongoing tournament. He showcased exceptional skills as he scored a historic century against Pakistan in the ongoing match in Bengaluru.
Rachin continued his Midas touch. He played a scintillating knock of 108 runs off 94 balls, smashing 15 fours and 1 six. He displayed immense determination and exceptional skills right from the start, smashing the Pakistani bowlers to all the corners of the ground.
He formed a brilliant partnership of 68 runs with Devon Conway for the opening wicket before Devon Conway was dismissed. However, Ravindra kept going and he formed a remarkable 180-run partnership with Kane Williamson for the second wicket. He was eventually dismissed after scoring 108 off just 93 balls.
Virender Sehwag Hailed Rachin With A Hilarious Tweet
Meanwhile, his stellar performances have earned him accolades from all corners. Social media has been buzzing with amazing reactions from fans to cricketers and experts.
Among many, former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag also took to his social media and hailed the performance of Rachin Ravindra in his trademark style. In his Tweet, Sehwag praised Rachin with a touch of humor as he reminisced about the batting assaults of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid against Pakistan. He wrote:
“Sachin aur Rahul ko aadat rahi hai saalon se Pakistan ko takleef dene ki . Silsila zaari hai.
What an innings by Rachin. Phainta lagaya hai #PAKvNZ”
Check out the Tweet:
Rachin Continued With His Midas Touch
Talking about Rachin Ravindra, with this brilliant knock, Rachin has now achieved five scores of 50 or more in the ongoing event, equaling the record for a New Zealand batter in a World Cup edition. He has joined the likes of Martin Crowe (1992) and Scott Styris (2007).
He has amassed a total of 523 runs in just eight games, boasting an outstanding average of 74.71. Only Quinton de Kock (545) has managed to score more runs in the World Cup 2023.