Devdutt Padikkal says “I am living my dream” in IPL 2021. Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore has described batting. It is along with some of the greats of the game. While playing for the franchise to living a dream. Padikkal made his Indian Premier League debut last season. Also, walked away with the Emerging Player Award. It’s a scoring 473 runs in 15 matches. He has contributed 349 runs in 11 games and notched up his first IPL.
Devdutt scored a crucial 40 off 38 as RCB defeated PBKS by six runs in a close finish in Sharjah. He shared a first-wicket stand of 68 with his captain Virat Kohli. Asked about the experience of opening with a legend like Kohli. Also, the elegant left-hander told Glenn Maxwell in an interview posted.
“I am living my dream. To be batting with such great players like AB, you, and everyone around. It’s a great privilege to be playing for RCB, and I am thoroughly enjoying it,” Glenn Maxwell said.
At Sharjah was not an easy one to bat on. The score of 164 for 7 put up by RCB is the highest team total in the UAE leg. Explaining his batting plans on the challenging surface.
“We always knew that the Sharjah wicket would be a little tough to bat on. Once we got going in the powerplay, we felt that we had to get as many as possible upfront because, after that, it could get a bit tricky for the new batsman coming in. It wasn’t for you, but for the rest of them, it probably was. Was just looking to give the team a good start and carry on from there,” Padikkal revealed.
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RCB got to be the third group to qualify for the IPL 2021 playoffs. Chennai and DC were the first two groups to book their put within the playoffs.
“We have had an amazing time so far in this tournament. Everyone has gelled well together, and we have had some great times off the field as well. Hopefully, we can elongate this journey as much as possible,” Devdutt Padikkal said.