(Video) Venkatesh Iyer sheds light on his meteoric rise

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Aryan Surana

Venkatesh Iyer has taken top-flight cricket by storm as he roared into the IPL with a couple of devastating knocks. Handed his debut against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Iyer made a mockery of the bowling attack as his opening partnership with Shubman Gill killed the chase. Next up, the left-hander gave an even better account of himself, notching up his maiden IPL half-century versus Mumbai Indians to help his franchise pocket two wins in a row.