Rajat Patidar
Rajat Patidar. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Rajat Patidar’s maiden IPL ton in Eliminator helped RCB to defeat LSG by 14 runs on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 25 Could 2022. Dinesh Karthik additionally contributed with a quickfire unbeaten 37 runs off 23 balls by forging a strong partnership of 92* runs with Rajat Patidar. RCB keeper heaped excessive praises for the 28-year-old batter’s explosive batting towards LSG.

RCB took to their official Twitter account to share the game-day video the place gamers like Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik shared their views on Rajat’s innings. Patidar was in full management from the beginning of his innings and ultimately grew to become the primary RCB participant to attain 100 in a playoff recreation within the historical past of the IPL. Karthik has stated that that is most likely the very best innings by an uncapped participant that he has seen ever.

Rajat Patidar is a stunning man who’s hardworking: Dinesh Karthik

Talking on RCB recreation day, Karthik added: “In all probability the very best innings by an uncapped participant that I’ve ever seen. Simply excellent. He’s a really cool, very calm, very shy persona really, very quiet individual. You get the sensation that he’s lazy, however it’s simply his persona. I believe he’s a stunning man who’s hardworking, however with a really shy persona,” stated Karthik.

LSG Skipper KL Rahul tried his degree finest by scoring a strong 79 runs off 58 balls to achieve the goal. Nonetheless, he fell to Josh Hazlewood and the RCB keeper thinks that was the match-changing second for them within the thrilling encounter. 

“I believe KL Rahul was the important thing wicket as a result of he has the potential to take the sport away. His recreation plan is such that he bats deep and he has achieved that and at that stage of the sport, he’s very very efficient. It is extremely arduous to cease him as a result of he has plenty of photographs and might shift gears very quick. I believe Hasaranga was the very best fielder right now, he at the least stopped 15 to twenty runs.”

After this win, RCB is now two steps away from profitable the distinguished IPL trophy for the primary time in its historical past. They’re now en path to face RR in Qualifier 2 in Ahmedabad on 27 Could 2022.