Rachin Ravindra, the Indian-origin New Zealand Cricketer is named after the two Indian Cricketing legends Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar. He has got the opportunity to make his World Cup debut in the tournament opener against England as Lockie Ferguson couldn’t play the game due to a niggle. He came into the XI as a last-minute replacement.
Rachin Ravindra, the left-arm orthodox bowler and left-hand batter has shown his all-round skills. He bowled 10 overs and picked the crucial wicket of Harry Brook. He came into the batting in just the second over and had a fantastic partnership with Devon Conway.
The duo batted with aggression and chased the target of 283 in just 36.2 overs. In this process, they both scored centuries in excess of 120 strike rate. While Conway scored 152, Rachin scored 123.
Rachin Ravindra was adjudged the Man of the Match for his all-round abilities. It was such a great start for New Zealand and the left-hand all-rounder.