IPL has given me confidence to stay calm beneath stress: Rinku Singh

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Rinku Singh of India. File.
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India batter Rinku Singh credited his calm strategy throughout stress conditions within the ongoing T20I sequence towards Australia to enjoying within the Indian Premier League, whereas including that doing quite a lot of weight coaching helps him play the large pictures with ease.

Rinku blazed away to a 29-ball 46, whereas Jitesh Sharma, enjoying his first match within the sequence, smashed 35 in 19 balls because the hosts made a difficult 174 for 9 earlier than proscribing Australia to 154/7 to assist India take an unassailable 3-1 lead within the five-match rubber.

“Well I have been playing for a long time. I have been playing in the IPL for 5-6 years now. So, that has given me the confidence. I back myself, try to keep myself calm,” stated Rinku in a chat with Jitesh on BCCI.television following the 20-run win right here on Friday.

Jitesh conceded he was beneath quite a lot of stress when he got here in to bat and marvelled at Rinku’s composure.

“It didn’t look like that this was your (Rinku) first series. I was under a lot of pressure when I can in to bat, you were so calm, picking and choosing the ball to hit,” Jitesh advised Rinku.

Wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh, who got here rather than Ishan Kishan on Friday, additionally thanked Rinku for serving to him preserve calm.

“You kept telling me to take it easy and not to take pressure,” Jitesh advised Rinku.

Jitesh and Rinku performed tremendous cameos when India have been struggling at 111 for 4 within the 14th over.

Rinku, requested concerning the secret behind his towering 100-metre sixes, stated, he usually goes to the health club.

“I like lifting weights which gives me the power (strength),” stated Rinku.



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