Rachin Ravindra was the standout performer for New Zealand in the ICC World Cup 2023 opener against England at Narendra Modi Stadium. His sensational unbeaten century ensured a convincing nine-wicket victory as New Zealand effortlessly chased down the 283-run target.
In a recent interview with Star Sports, Rachin Ravindra shared the fascinating story behind his name, explaining that it’s a combination of the names of two cricket legends, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, as his father was a big fan of them.
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Rachin Ravindra’s remarkable innings saw him score an unbeaten 123 runs from just 96 balls, featuring 11 boundaries and five towering sixes. With this, he etched his name as the youngest and fastest New Zealand batter to score a century on his ODI World Cup debut.