2017 IPL Season 10 - Rahul Tripathi(RPS)Incredible Consistency
Rahul Tripathihas been one of the finds in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 The 26-year-old Rising Pune Supergiant player is his team’s top-scorer and is at the fifth spot in the overall list.
This is Rahul Tripathi’s maiden IPL season and he has so far scored 352 run in 9 matches.
Match 09 against DD 10 (5 Balls 4x2)
Match 13 against GL 33 (17 Balls 4x3 and 6x2)
Match 17 against RCB 31(23 Balls 4x3 and 6x1)
Match 24 against SRH 59 (41 Balls 4x6 and 6x3)
Match 28 against MI 45 (31 Balls 4x3 and 6x2)
Match 30 against KKR 38(23 Balls 4x7)
Match 34 against RCB 37(28 Balls 4x4 and 6x1)
Match 39 against GL 06(7 Balls 4x1)-Run-Out
Match 41 against KKR 93(52 Balls 4x9 and 6x7)
He has also scored two half-centuries.
His 52-ball 93 against Kolkata Knight Riders ensured that RPS rode to the third spot in the points table.
Rahul Tripathi hails from Maharashtra and was bought for a base price of Rs 10 lakh in the 2017 auction. He is a Bachelor of science in mathematics and is the son of an army-man.
The RPS opener made his first-class debut for Maharashtra against Baroda in 2012. However, 2014-15 was his standout season as he scored more than 500 runs as his team entered the semi-final of Ranji Trophy. He also scored 492 runs in 2015-16 season.
He has been a brilliant player for Maharashtra in age-group level tournaments. He was the highest run-getter in the 2009-10 Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy.
So far, is 26 first-class matches Tripathi has scored 1245 runs at 31.92. He has three centuries to his name with his highest score being 132.
In 15 List A matches, Tripathi has scored 371 runs at 24.73. He has scored three half-centuries in the format.