Shashank Singh was on fire against Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The 30-year-old scored 25 runs off 6 balls, laced with 3 sixes and a four. He had a strike rate of 416.66, which is the highest by an Indian player in the history of the cash-rich league.
He surpassed Balachandra Akhil and Virat Kohli on the list.
Highest strike-rate by an Indian in IPL innings (min – 25 runs)
416.66 – Shashank Singh v GT, 2022
385.71 – Balachandra Akhil v DC, 2008
357.14 – Virat Kohli v RR, 2019
He slammed Lockie Ferguson and took 25 runs from his last over to take Sunrisers Hyderabad to 195/6 in 20 overs.
Earlier, Hardik Pandya won the toss and invited SRH to bat first. Abhishek Sharma (65 off 41 balls) and Aiden Markram (56 off 40 balls) didn’t allow the Gujarat Titans to settle down. Abhishek hammered Rashid Khan, and the spinner ended up conceding 45 runs without taking a wicket from his four overs.