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‘I remembered my father,’ says Kartik Tyagi after taking maiden IPL wicket


Kartik Tyagi, the young Indian fast-bowler was on cloud seven as he made his IPL debut against Mumbai Indians. He gave a decent performance with the ball and dismissed Quinton de Kock as his first wicket. After the game, the young gun revealed that he remembered his father, who was watching him on TV, after taking his maiden IPL wicket.

Rajasthan Royals surprised everyone with their final 11 against Mumbai Indians. They picked Yashaswi Jaiswal and Kartik Tyagi in the team. The former didn’t have the best of his games and he was sent back to the pavilion on the second ball of the innings. However, the latter impressed everyone with the way he was bowling against international cricketers.

Kartik Tyagi reveals what came to his mind after taking maiden IPL wicket

He was bowling around 140 km/hr and batters were finding difficulty to smack him for boundaries and sixes. Undeniably, he got off to a good start and Tyagi dismissed Quinton de Kock in his maiden IPL over. Although, RR lost the game by a big margin. But, still, they got lots of positives from the game.

In a video shared by RR on their official Twitter handle, Kartik Tyagi said that it was a dream come true moment for him to make a debut in IPL. He added that it would be like an icing on the cake if RR would have defeated MI.

Kartik Tyagi reveals what came to his mind after taking maiden IPL wicket

“I made a debut in such a big league which I used to watch on TV. It was a great experience but it would be more amazing if we could win the game. It was a great moment for me to getting a cap from one of the best batsmen in the world. He just said ‘best of luck’ nothing much,” Tyagi said in a video posted by the franchise’s official Twitter handle.

The youngster added that after taking the first wicket, the first thing that crossed his mind was the name of his father, who was watching him play on TV..

“We conceded runs in the first and last overs of the innings. We bowled well in the middle overs. But it is all part of the game. After taking the wicket, the first thing that came to my mind was my father who was watching the game on TV. It was a good feeling of scalping such a big batsman,” he added.

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