23-year-old Rachin Ravindra creates history on his World Cup debut match. Playing only his 9th One Day International (ODI), Rachin not only showed off his awesome skills but also made history with a fantastic century against the England.
The target was a tough 283 runs, but Rachin made it look easy, hitting a century in just 82 balls.
Rachin Ravindra becomes the Youngest New Zealand player to score a hundred in the ODI World Cup. Rachin Ravindra is playing his World Cup debut match.
Ian Smith said – “Rachin Ravindra is the new star of New Zealand cricket”.
Rachin wasn’t alone in the spotlight—him and his teammate Devon Conway rocked the game by making the first-ever double-hundred partnership for New Zealand in World Cup matches. Their batting style was like poetry in motion.
Two very special, brilliant centuries tonight. Tremendous class from Conway and a brave, free-stroking one from Rachin Ravindra who has announced himself with such freedom on the world stage.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 5, 2023
On the flip side, England had a bit of a rough day. Their batting didn’t go as planned, and their bowling didn’t have its usual power. But Rachin Ravindra’s incredible innings totally stole the show. Its also help New Zealand won the match by 9 wickets.
Rachin’s debut has set the stage for an awesome journey in the World Cup, not just for him but for the whole New Zealand team. He’s shown that he’s a cricket force to be reckoned with. We can’t wait to see more from this rising star in future games!
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