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Indian Premier League 2020: Sourav Ganguly showers praise on Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal

IPL 2020

Padikkal looked in unbiased touch for RCB in his debut IPL innings as he scored a half-century on a refined music against SRH 

Checklist credits: Twitter/@RCBTweets

BCCI president and passe Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly heaped praise on Royal Challengers Bangalore opening batsman Devdutt Padikkal after the latter’s impressive debut innings of 56 (off 42 balls; 4×8) against SunRisers Hyderabad on Monday (September 21).

Ganguly, himself a left-hand opening batsman in his playing days, took to Twitter to laud the person southpaw opener. He wrote: “Loved staring at Devdutt Padikkal @RCBTweets..left handers grace so pleasant.”

Loved staring at devdutt padikal @RCBTweets ..left handers grace so pleasant

— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) September 21, 2020

Being put in to bat first, Padikkal opened the innings with Australian restricted overs’ skipper Aaron Finch and looked in unbiased touch playing some pleasant strokes all across the ground. The duo engaged in a 90-drag stand which predicament the tone for the Royal Challengers as they executed at a aggressive entire of 163, on a refined batting music.

SRH in acknowledge fell rapid of the general by 10-runs after some dazzling bowling from Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini.

The 20-twelve months-frail Padikkal was in scintillating invent in the home restricted overs format remaining season- scoring essentially the most runs in each Vijay Hazare Trophy and the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Karnataka.

Padikkal was provided by RCB for his tainted mark of Rs 20 Lakhs in the 2019 IPL auctions. The followers of the franchise were over the moon with the select as the younger batsman can absolutely change correct into a a will deserve to absorb cog in RCB’s lineup on this season as properly as in the long drag. A explore of that capacity was evident the day old to this.

RCB will purchase on Kings XI Punjab in their next match on September 24.

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