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Harry Brook’s Sensational Comeback: The First Century of IPL 2023

After a slow start in the IPL 2023 season, Harry Brook finally found his rhythm in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday night, scoring the first century of the season. The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener smashed 100 not out off 55 balls, hitting 12 fours and three sixes, to lead his team to a comfortable victory.

Here’s a closer look at Harry Brook’s impressive knock: The First Century of IPL 2023

A slow start to the season

Brook had a disappointing start to the IPL 2023 season, scoring just 13, 3, and 13 in his first three matches. However, he bounced back in style against KKR, opening the batting for SRH and taking the attack to the opposition bowlers from the get-go.

The ‘I don’t care’ mentality

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Speaking after the game, Brook revealed that he had been putting too much pressure on himself in the first few matches of the season. However, he adopted an ‘I don’t care’ mentality against KKR and it paid off in spades. He even took a dig at his critics on social media, saying that he was glad to shut them up with his performance.

A maiden IPL century

Brook’s century was the first of the IPL 2023 season and came in just 55 balls. He scored his first fifty in 32 balls and went on to score a blistering 100 not out. He was well-supported by SRH captain Aiden Markram, who scored 50 off 26 balls and shared an 82-run stand with Brook for the third wicket.

Harry Brook’s Sensational Comeback: The First Century of IPL 2023

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A masterstroke from the SRH team management

After his slow start to the season, there were concerns over Brook’s place in the SRH XI. However, the team management played a masterstroke by sending him up to open the innings against KKR. The move paid off handsomely as Brook took the attack to the KKR bowlers and set the platform for a big score.

A future superstar of the game

Brook has been touted as a future superstar of the game and he lived up to that billing with his knock against KKR. The English batter has had an impressive international career so far and had also performed well in the Pakistan Super League, where he scored 264 runs in eight innings, including a century. With his maiden IPL century, he has shown that he has what it takes to succeed at the highest level of T20 cricket.

Harry Brook’s Sensational Comeback: The First Century of IPL 2023

Harry Brook’s century against KKR was a timely reminder of his talent and potential. After a slow start to the season, he showed why he was such a hot property at the IPL 2023 auction and why he is considered a future superstar of the game. If he can build on this performance and continue to score big runs for SRH, he could be one of the standout players of the IPL 2023 season.

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