Ashwin Becomes First Player to Get Retired Out in IPL History


R Ashwin retired himself during Rajasthan’s innings in the match played between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow on Sunday. Ashwin took this decision in the 19th over of the innings. In the last overs of the match, big shots were not coming out of his bat. He was only rotating the strike. He had started the batting well, but later was unable to get the ball across the boundary. Because of this, Ashwin suddenly took this decision and went to the dressing room after telling the umpire. In his place, Riyan Parag came out to bat.

Ashwin has become the first player in IPL history to retire. At the same time, he is the fourth player to do so in T20 cricket. This decision of Ashwin is being praised everywhere. He took this decision in the interest of the team.

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Let us inform that 4 wickets had fallen for Rajasthan’s 67 runs. After this, Ashwin played an important partnership of 68 runs with Hetmyer for the 5th wicket. Ashwin faced 23 balls and scored 28 runs. Two great sixes also came off his bat. He saved the wicket with Hetmyar, only then Rajasthan team could score 165 in 20 overs.

What is Retired Out

According to the rules- ‘A batsman is retired when he leaves his innings midway without the permission of the umpire and the captain of the opposition team. If this happens, that is, he does not go after telling the umpire or the captain of the opposition team, then he is called ‘retired out’ and is considered a wicket. Also, it is counted in the batsman’s average as well.

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After being retired, the batsman cannot come back to bat. At the same time, after being retired hurt, he can come to bat again if the team needs it.

Hetmyer’s Brilliant Batting

Shimron Hetmyer created the real blast for Rajasthan Royals. His catch was first dropped by Krunal Pandya. After this the West Indies batsman changed gear in such a way that the bowlers of Lucknow had no answer for him. Hetmyer’s innings of 59 runs in 36 balls, which included one four and 6 sixes.

Thrill of Last Two Overs

Lucknow needed 34 runs to win in the last two overs. Marcus Stoinis and Avesh Khan of Lucknow were at the crease. In the 19th over, Rajasthan’s famous Krishna came to bowl and gave 19 runs, in the last over, Lucknow needed 15 runs to win and this is where the uncapped Kuldeep Sen did wonders. Stoinis could not score 15 runs in this over and Rajasthan beat Lucknow by 3 runs.

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