After his astonishing knock in IPL 2020, Rahul Tewatia has been at the centre of all attention. At Sharjah, chasing a mammoth Total, Tewatia produced a freakish knock under pressure. The Rajasthan Royals surprised everyone as the lower order batsman was promoted to bat at 4.
Tewatia joined Sanju Samson and needed to play cameo to help his side achieve the target. Initially, Tewatia struggled and looked down and out. It seemed as if the Royals has made a tactical blunder by promoting him as a pinch hitter.
Then Rahul Tewatia put on a show and lit up the iconic Sharjah cricket stadium. It was a crazy counter-attacking knock in IPL history. The southpaw hit Sheldon Cottrell for 5 sixes in his over and showed his prowess with the bat.
Rahul Tewatia ready to bat in Super Over for Rajasthan Royals
Rahul Tewatia scored a match-winning 53 in which he hit a total of 7 sixes. Now in his recent interview, Tewatia affirmed that he is confident to even bat in a super over. He added that if the situation demands and captain and coach has faith in him he will surely give his best.
He said, “The management, captain and coach have to decide whom they want in the super over considering the situation.”
“It also depends on the game who has played well. If I get any such opportunity I am ready for my team. I will try to give my best,” Rahul Tewatia told ANI.
The 27-year-old is ready to contribute in any way for the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020. The Royals are on a roll as they have won both their matches against CSK and KXIP respectively.
Meanwhile in only 10 matches in the season thus far 2 super overs have already been contested. RCB defeated MI in a cliff hanger and Dubai whereas Delhi Capitals stunned KXIP.
Furthermore, Rajasthan Royals will now face the Kolkata Knight Riders in their next match in IPL 2020on September 30 (Wednesday).