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‘The world is not ready’: Riyan Parag’s fierce knock for Rajasthan Royals sends the internet into a frenzy | Cricket News

Riyan Parag has often been criticized for not converting most of his chances in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but the all-rounder started the 2024 season with an impressive success on Sunday during the IPL 2024 match against Lucknow Super Giants The Rajasthan Royals player seemed to be in top form as he smashed 43 from just 29 deliveries with the help of a boundary and three sixes. Parag showed brilliant form in domestic cricket last year and was able to convert it into a good performance in the IPL too. The strike earned him a lot of praise on social media, with users praising him for his efforts.

Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals (RR) won the toss and elected to bat first against the KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG).

Both Rajasthan and Lucknow are playing their first match of IPL Season 17 and are looking to secure a win in their opening match.

While speaking at the toss, Samson said that Riyan Parag will be their number four batsman. He added that Rovman Powell could act as an impact player during the game.

“We want to bat first today. Looks like a good batting wicket, we could do both but we have a different combination today. The return to Jaipur creates a positive atmosphere in the dressing room. Riyan Parag will be our number. 4, Jos, Hetty, Boult are there – Powell could come in as an impact player,” said Samson.

On the other hand, Rahul said that if they had won the toss, they would have batted first. The LSG captain also confirmed that Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran and Naveen-ul-Haq are their four foreign players.

“We would have struggled first, but the wicket looks good. I’m happy to be back on the field, injuries have become my best friend over the last few years, but it makes you hungry and perform much better when.” “You’re back. QdK, Pooran, Stoinis and Naveen-ul-Haq are our four overseas options. The focus for us at the moment is on this game,” said Rahul.

Rajasthan Royals Playing XI:Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (Wk/C), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI: KL Rahul (centre), Quinton de Kock (week), Devdutt Padikkal, Ayush Badoni, Marcus Stoinis, Nicholas Pooran, Krunal Pandya, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Yash Thakur.

(With ANI inputs)

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