Rinku showed a great game in IPL 2023. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, Rinku played 14 matches in IPL 2023, scoring a total of 474 runs.
When the BCCI recently announced the T20 squad for the West Indies tour, the fans were quite disappointed with Rinku Singh not getting a chance. Rinku Singh showed an amazing game in this season of IPL. Despite this, he was not selected in the T20 team. Now the big reason for this has come to the fore. BCCI has not ignored Rinku Singh but they have some plans for this star batsman.
Rinku Singh will debut on Ireland tour, not West Indies
BCCI did not want Rinku Singh to debut in front of West Indies. This KKR batsman and the rest of the young players will be given a chance in the three T20 series against Ireland. This series will be played in Ireland from 18 to 23 August.
Youth team will go on Ireland tour
A BCCI source told The Indian Express, “Rinku Singh and other players who have done well in the IPL will go to Ireland. The selection committee does not want to try everyone on the same series. There are seven such players in the ODI team who will not play T20. Our focus is on the Asia Cup which will be held at the end of August. The selection committee of BCCI wants more and more India A tours to be conducted. Young players will also be given a chance on these tours.
Rinku Singh dominated the IPL
Rinku showed a great game in IPL 2023. Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, Rinku played 14 matches in IPL 2023, scoring a total of 474 runs. Rinku’s strike rate was 149.53. In the match against Gujarat, Rinku hit 5 consecutive sixes in the last over which made him the biggest superstar of IPL.