The recent IPL match between SunRisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) kept the cricket lovers glued at the edge of their seats. Thanks to Ambati Rayudu’s adaptability, the CSK prevailed with a fabulous win. He dished out an enthralling display of batting by maintaining a 112-run stand with Suresh Raina.
CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is impressed by this fierce player and plans to explore his potential completely. During an interview he said:
“I have rated him highly. He can bat at all numbers, but I’d prefer to see him opening, where he looks very dangerous,”
So without further delay, let’s find out more about this rising star.
1. What’s his gameplay?
He is a right-handed middle order batsman who occasionally keeps the wicket too.
2. Early age hero
His talents were apparent since an early age when he scored 177 while batting for India against England in Under-19 in 2002.
3. Trouble with tamper
Though a good player, he often faced hurdles in his career due to his infamous temper. The most discussed one was his spat with Harbhajan Singh during IPL 2016.
4. Personal life
Born on September 23, 1985, he was taken to coaching camp by his father at age of three. In 2009, he got married to Chennupalli Vidya.
5. ICL fiasco
During 2017 he became a part of the “rebel” Indian Cricket League (ICL) team. Opposing this team BCCI declared that players associated will be banned from Indian domestic cricket. Finally when BCCI granted amnesty then he was allowed to come back and play.
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