There is good news for Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) ahead of the start of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team’s batsman Finn Allen is in great form. He batted erratically in the third match of the T20 series against Bangladesh. Finn Allen hit a half-century off just 18 balls. Finn scored 71 off 29 balls before being bowled by Taskin Ahmed. He hit 10 fours and 3 sixes.
Let me tell you that Allen is set to play for Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL this year. The 21-year-old has done well in the T20 series against Bangladesh ahead of the IPL. He scored 17 off 10 balls in the second T20 match of the series, hitting 2 fours and 1 six.
New Zealand strong with Finn’s innings
The third rain-affected T20 international between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Auckland had to be played 10-10 overs. Bangladesh decided to field first after winning the toss on Thursday. The match was scheduled to start at 7 pm local time but due to rain, the toss was finally possible at 9 pm.
Only three overs of powerplay in a 10-over match. Finn’s 71 helped New Zealand to 141 for 4 in 10 overs. Finn and Martin Guptill shared 85 runs in 5.4 overs for the first wicket. New Zealand have already won 2-0 in a three-match series. He won the first match by 66 runs and the second match by 28 runs.
VR Sunil Gohil