‘I try to do whatever the team requires’ – SRH’s Rahul Tripathi reflects on IPL 2022 performance
"Going into the crease, being busy, scoring those runs and keeping the scoreboard ticking is very important," Tripathi said.
Updated - May 7, 2022 7:52 pm
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batter Rahul Tripathi has become one of the most prominent batters in the domestic circuit. The right-handed batter plays with an aggressive mindset and is considered to be one of the cleanest hitters of the cricket ball. Not only pace, but he has been exceptional against spin bowling as well.
The right-handed batter has been knocking on the doors of the Indian cricket team for the past few years and will want to continue his good performance with the bat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. To note, Tripathi was an integral part of the two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the past few seasons. However, the Sunrisers Hyderabad bagged his services during IPL 2022 mega auction for an amount costing INR 8.5 crore and he has scored 228 runs at a strike rate above 170 in nine matches this year.
Keeping the scoreboard ticking is very important in T20s: Rahul Tripathi
“I am a batsman and that whatever the team requires at that moment, I can adapt to that. What I see in T20 cricket, the most important thing is the game should keep going on,” Tripathi said during a conversation with SRH.
“I think that going into the crease, being busy, scoring those runs and keeping the scoreboard ticking with singles doubles and boundaries is important,” the right-hander opened about his style of play.
"I'm a batsman who adapts to the role that the team requires at that moment". 🗣️🧡@tripathirahul52 opens up on his approach with the blade, and how he goes about being our top-order dasher. 🔥#OrangeArmy #ReadyToRise #TATAIPL pic.twitter.com/P2lNcQnxHg
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 7, 2022
Meanwhile, the Orange Army will take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their next group stage match of IPL 2022. The encounter will take place at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on May 8 (Sunday). To note, both teams have already faced each other once in the tournament and SRH had thrashed RCB as the latter registered their second-lowest total in the history of the tournament. They would want to take their revenge against SRH and even the scores with them.