IPL 2022: It wasn’t in my control that I wasn’t picked at the auction, says RCB’s Rajat Patidar | Cricket News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Rajat Patidar was ignored at this yr’s mega Indian Premier League (IPL) public sale, solely to be picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as an harm substitute, however the 28-year-old by no means cared about issues which he could not actually management.
On Wednesday, within the IPL Eliminator, Patidar hit a 54-ball 112 not out, which laid the muse of RCB’s 14-run win over Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). RCB restricted LSG to 193/6 after placing up 207/4 on the board, due to Patidar’s ton.
The winners of the Eliminator will now meet Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 2, which is able to resolve who faces Gujarat Titans within the remaining.

“I used to be busy after the 2021 IPL enjoying for my membership. I wasn’t picked after the 2021 IPL, however that wasn’t in my management.”
On his innings, Patidar stated that his capacity to make up for the dot balls is his actual power.
“I by no means really feel any strain as I believe I’ve the flexibility to make up for the dots,” he stated.

The final over of the Powerplay, during which he launched into Krunal Pandya, gave him the boldness that this may very well be his day in spite of everything.
“Once I time the ball, my focus is on it. The final over of the powerplay when Krunal was bowling to me, my execution went effective then and I received assured afterwards. The wicket was fairly good and I performed some good photographs,” he stated.

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