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Shashank Singh of Chhattisgarh scored a hat-trick of sixer in IPL 2022

Hit 3 sixes against the fastest bowler, Harbhajan praised Lara hugging him

Raipur: On Wednesday in the 40th match of IPL 2022 Sunrisers Hyderabad And Gujarat Titans came face to face. Electing to bat after losing the toss, Hyderabad set a huge target of 196 runs in front of Gujarat in this match. Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram and Shashank Singh (Chhattisgarh) were instrumental in taking Hyderabad to this point.

While Abhishek and Markram played half-centuries, Shashank gave the best finish touch in the last over. Shashank hit three consecutive sixes in the over of Lockie Ferguson, the fastest bowler ever in IPL 2022.

After applying back to back 3 sixers in the match, Harbhajan Singh also became a fan of Shashank Singh. He openly said that brother agreed Shashank Singh has proved that there is no dearth of talent in India. The hard work he put in for so long has finally paid off and this player has done well. I have become a fan of them.

When Shashank reached the dressing room after hitting three consecutive sixes at the crease, Sunrisers team’s batting coach Brian Lara hugged him and congratulated him for the fiery innings. Mohammad Kaif, who once coached the Ranji team of Chhattisgarh, also kept praising Shashank Singh from the commentary box.

Who is Shashank Singh?

Born in Mumbai, Shashank’s family is originally from Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, but Shashank started his cricket career in Mumbai itself. In 2019, he made his first-class debut against Odisha. In the first match, Shashank could not make much of a difference with the bat, but he scored 8 runs apart from taking 2 wickets.

Sunrisers Hyderabad has bought Shashank for 20 lakhs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad has bought Shashank Singh for Rs 20 lakh in the mega auction of IPL 2022. Earlier he was part of the Delhi Capitals team in 2018, but DC released him without playing a single match. In 2019, Shashank was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 30 lakh and was retained in 2021, but here too he was not given a chance in the playing XI. However, now Hyderabad included him in the playing XI and he capitalized on this opportunity well.

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