14 Fours, Six Sixes, Chennai Super Kings New Addition Showed His Powerful Hitting Skills Before IPL 2024

In the latest edition of the Chennai Super Kings at the mini-auction for IPL 2024, Sameer Rizvi showcased excellent form just before the IPL 2024 season. The Uttar Pradesh batsman smashed a scintillating century in a CK Nayudu Trophy match held in Kanpur on Sunday.

In the quarter-final clash of the U-23 tournament between Uttar Pradesh and Saurashtra, Sameer Rizvi demonstrated his cricketing prowess by notching up an impressive 134 runs from 117 balls on the opening day of the match. Despite Saurashtra winning the toss and choosing to field, the home team, led by Rizvi’s stellar performance, launched a formidable assault against the Saurashtra bowlers. By the end of Day 1 at Green Park Stadium, Rizvi remained unbeaten at an impressive score of 134 runs.

Sameer Rizvi’s innings was characterized by an exceptional strike rate of 114.53, showcasing aggressive and impactful batting. His remarkable knock comprised 14 fours and 6 sixes, adding flair to his performance. Chennai Super Kings expressed their delight over Rizvi’s century in the Under-23 tournament by sharing a special message.

The CSK post read, “One Three Four, Here comes the Roar!”

The 20-year-old right-handed batter gained attention during the IPL 2024 auctions in December. The all-rounder sparked a bidding war, with teams expressing significant interest in securing his services. Despite setting his base price at Rs 20 lakh, Sameer Rizvi found himself in a competitive bidding scenario between Gujarat Titans and CSK. Ultimately, his price soared to Rs 8.40 crore which made him the most expensive uncapped Indian player in the 2024 auction.

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