Against Mumbai Indians, Royals handed debut cap to younger India U-19 cricketer Kartik Tyagi on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday (October 6).
While watching his franchise compete of their fifth contest of the event, the New Zealand-born cricketer praised debutant Kartik Tyagi’s run-up and elegance of launch.
Stokes took to his Twitter deal with and mentioned that the Uttar Pradesh speedster has a run-up like former Australia pacer Brett Lee and delivers like India seamer Ishant Sharma.
1⃣ tempo and bounce combo please. 🍿 https://t.co/c80yRtAf6K
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) October 6, 2020
Interestingly, Kartik idolises Aussie tempo nice Brett Lee. The teen had a dream begin as he picked up the wicket of Quinton de Kock within the first over of his maiden spell within the IPL 2020. He stunned the South African with a bouncer and De Kock top-edged the ball to be caught by wicketkeeper Jos Buttler behind the stumps.
He completed his quota of 4 overs with first rate figures of 1/36 in opposition to a star-studded Mumbai Indians’ batting line-up. The left-arm pacer was included within the Royals’ enjoying eleven as younger Riyan Parag was benched by captain Steve Smith.
The 19-year-old cricketer from UP returned with 11 wickets together with a game-changing 4/24 in opposition to Australia within the quarterfinal of the U-19 World Cup 2020. The gifted pacer was picked for Rs 1.30 crore by Rajasthan Royals through the IPL 2020 Auction final 12 months.
Hailing from a financially weaker background, Tyagi developed the power for tempo by carrying sacks of produce from his father’s farm in Hapur. The gifted teenager fought in opposition to all odds to attain an honest tempo. He bowls at 140 clicks an hour and is thought for the tempo.
Earlier, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma gained the toss and elected to bat first on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. While Mumbai stay unchanged from the final match, Royals have made three modifications to their eleven with younger Indian duo Yashasvi Jaiswal and Karthik Tyagi coming in together with pacer Ankit Rajpoot.
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