Big-hitting West Indian batter Shimron Hetmyer joined the Rajasthan Royals (RR) franchise ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.
On Sunday, RR’s Instagram handle posted a picture of Hetmyer pointing to his pink hair as he arrived to prepare for the IPL 2022 season. Sharing a cheeky caption for the 25-year-old, RR wrote:
“Love is in the hair! Welcome home, @shetmyer #RoyalsFamily,”
Love is in the hair! 😄💗
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 13, 2022
The West Indian left-hander, known for his aggressive hitting, was purchased by RR for ₹8.5 crore at the IPL auction last month. Hetmyer earlier represented Delhi Capitals (DC).
He had a decent 2021 season, scoring 242 runs in 14 matches at a strike rate of 168.05.
For the first time, left-hander got his first ipl opportunity in the 2019 edition.There he was bought by Royal Challenger Bangalore. In that edition he had the opportunity to play 5 games, where he scored only 90 Runs.
Coming into bat lower down the order, Hetmyer played a couple of stunning cameos, including an unbeaten 53 off 25 in a losing cause against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
After his release from Royal Challengers Bangalore, he was acquired by Delhi Capital for the 2020 and 2021 editions, in 2020 he played 12 matchs with scoring 185 runs
However, in 2021 he managed to score 242 runs in 14 matches while maintaining an average of 34.57.