Updated January 2nd, 2024 at 23:32 IST
Kiwi all-rounder Rachin Ravindra wins hearts with a kind gesture towards a die-hard CSK fan- WATCH
Rachin Ravindra, who is Chennai Super Kings' star singing of the auction, has made a kind gesture towards an enthusiast of the franchise.
The latest addition in the Chennai Super Kings squad, Rachin Ravindra, recently brightened the day of a CSK fan ahead of the IPL 2024. 5-time IPL winners, CSK, roped in Ravin Ravindra at a seemingly low bid of Rs. 1.8 crore in the recently concluded IPL 2024 mini auctions. The Kiwi all-rounder will get to showcase his prowess in the upcoming IPL season.
3 things you need to know
- Chennai Super Kings came up with the winning bid for Rachin Ravindra during IPL 2024 mini-auctions
- Ravindra came to the forefront with successful World Cup 2023 campaign
- Rachin scored over 500 runs in World Cup and picked-up a total of 5 wickets
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Rachin Ravindra makes the day of a CSK fan
A heart-warming video of Rachin interacting with a die-hard CSK fan went viral on social media. Rachin was approached in the video by a fan holding a poster with photographs of the CSK players. The poster also featured Rachin in the iconic yellow jersey of CSK.
Rachin gladly exited his vehicle and signed an autograph for the fan's collection. The admirer appeared to be overjoyed. Rachin's kind gesture for a fan has gone viral on social media.
Rachin gained franchise interest after emerging as a breakout talent for New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Rachin delivered an outstanding performance in the World Cup. He finished the tournament as the fourth top run-scorer, with 578 runs in 10 matches. His total is the highest runs scored by a newcomer in a single World Cup.
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Kiwi duo makes CSK a formidable side
The 24-year-old had previously voiced his enthusiasm for joining the franchise. After seeing his exploits in the ODI format, supporters are eager to witness what Rachin will bring to the table at CSK. This season is also expected to be MS Dhoni's last, as he may retire from the IPL after the 17th season. A youngster like Rachin would take advantage of the opportunity to learn from one of the game's all-time greats.
Rachin and Daryl Mitchell were New Zealand's standout performers in the ODI World Cup 2023. Daryl received a massive Rs 14 crore contract from CSK following his performances in the tournament, in which the all-rounder amassed 552 runs.
Published January 2nd, 2024 at 23:32 IST