Ajinkya Rahane: Ajinkya Rahane, who once captained the IPL team, was given a base price of 50 lakhs in the 2023 auction. Chennai Super Kings bought him at this price. Rahane has caught everyone’s attention on the basis of his performance in the current IPL season. This performance was not expected from him. Rahane is doing his tremendous batting in IPL. In such a situation, once again the BCCI has reposed faith in him. He has returned to Team India. WTC Rahane has been selected in the Indian team against Australia in the final. Rohit Sharma will be seen handling the command of this title match. Let’s see how Ajinkya Rahane’s performance in IPL. At the same time, for what reasons, become a strong contender to come into the team.
Ajinkya Rahane’s performance in IPL 2023 so far
to Ajinkya Rahane Mumbai Indians Got to play the first match against. Taking full advantage of this opportunity, scored 61 runs in 27 balls. Hit 7 fours and 3 sixes in it. He then scored 31 runs in 19 balls against Rajasthan Royals. At the same time, Rahane scored 37 runs in 20 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Although Sunrisers were able to score only 9 runs against Hyderabad. Ajinkya Rahane batted brilliantly against Kolkata Knight Riders. He hit 71 runs in 29 balls. He hit six fours and five sixes in this innings. He has so far scored 209 runs in 5 matches at an average of 52.25.
How was Ajinkya Rahane’s performance in the last IPL season?
IPL The last few seasons have been disappointing for Ajinkya Rahane. He scored 113 runs in 9 matches in season 2020. Rahane scored just 8 runs in two matches in 2021 and scored 133 runs in seven matches in 2022.
Ajinkya Rahane led India to the Test series title in Australia despite the absence of many top players. Although had to be dropped from the Test team last year. For the last few years, only Test matches have been played. To improve his performance, Rahane played domestic cricket.
Ajinkya Rahane most experienced player
Ajinkya Rahane Team India One of the most experienced players. He played the last ODI in 2018. Rahane has scored 2962 runs in 90 ODIs at an average of 35.26. At the same time, he has scored 3 centuries and 24 half-centuries. Ajinkya is a good middle order batsman. Also, he has led the team to victory in many difficult situations. Also Rahane is a good fielder. He has taken 99 catches in ODIs, 48 in Tests and 167 catches in T20 Internationals. At the same time, 50-50 World Cup will be held in India. Ajinkya Rahane has experience of playing on almost all pitches. The team can benefit from his presence.
How can Ajinkya Rahane get a chance in the ODI team?
Ajinkya Rahane has a chance to get a place in the ODI team. The World Cup will be organized in India at the end of the year. Like 2019, this year also the team has the problem of fourth place. in the last three years shreyas iyer Had made a place in the team by batting well at number four. However, he has recently undergone Pete surgery. In such a situation, there is a doubt about his fitness till the World Cup.
In the ODI series against Australia in March, India gave Suryakumar Yadav a chance at number four. However, Suryakumar disappointed and could not open the account in all the three matches. Yadav has played 23 ODIs so far. At the same time, he has scored 433 runs at an average of 24.05.