Following the ongoing Indian Premiere League (IPL), BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday has lauded young RCB opener Devdutt Padikkal, who made a sensational IPL debut against SRH after he helped his team defeat SRH.
Devdutt Padikkal (56 off 42, 8 fours) showed in his first high-profile game was remarkable and earned him plaudits from fans and experts all around the world.
In the process, the young batsman also made a distinction as he had previously scored half-centuries in his first-class, List A and T20 debut.
Sourav Ganguly in a tweet said, “Enjoyed watching devdutt padikal @RCBTweets…left-handers grace so delightful.”
Enjoyed watching devdutt padikal @RCBTweets ..left handers grace so delightful
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) September 21, 2020
Devdutt Padikkal who plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket was the highest run-scorer in 2019/20 edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
He accumulated 609 runs at an average of 67.66 in the former while finished with 580 runs (12 innings) in the latter. Padikkal made his first-class debut in 2018 and List A debut in the following year.