Royal Challengers Bangalore player Devdutt Padikkal reacts after scoring the half-century during IPL 2020 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Royal Challengers Bangalore had been some of the spectacular groups initially in the course of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. They seemed like a facet reborn and had been taking part in with goal. After 10 video games within the league, RCB had already received seven and seemed like a surety for the playoffs. They had a giant drop in type in the course of the enterprise finish as they misplaced their final 4 matches to narrowly qualify for the playoffs.

They managed to get into the final 4 however misplaced the eliminator to Sunrisers Hyderabad. But one of many massive positives that emerged out of the league for RCB was the dedication displayed by opener Devdutt Paddikal. He was a star performer for the group as he top-scored for them in IPL 2020.

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He wasn’t fancied firstly however Padikkal shocked everybody along with his consistency with the bat. The RCB opener hit 473 runs this season to emerge because the group’s run-getter, even forward of his captain Virat Kohli.

In a current interview, Paddikal talked about his efficiency in IPL and the participant he idolises in cricket.

“Did I surprise myself? In terms of my personal performance, I knew I had runs behind me and I could make an impact,” Padikkal instructed India Today.

“I used to enjoy his (Gambhir) batting and really liked the fact that he would deliver whenever his team would require it the most. Whenever the team was under pressure you could count on him. He is one of my cricket idols,” says Padikkal of Gambhir.

Paddikal was awarded the IPL 2020 Emerging Player of the Year for his efficiency within the match. Gambhir performed an instrumental half in India’s triumph within the 2007 World T20 and 2011 Cricket World Cup as he top-scored for India in each the finals. So if Paddikal managed to achieve the extent of Gambhir, then it might be a giant enhance for Team India.

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