IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings are taking on Rajasthan Royals in the 47th game of the IPL. The game is taking place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opt to bowl first.
Earlier, Chennai Super Kings became the first team to qualify for the playoffs. They did so by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the previous game. Moreover, they are on top of the points table with 18 points.
Batting first, CSK managed to aggregate 189 for the loss of 4 wickets in their allotted quota of 20 overs. Ruturaj Gaikwad continued his rich vein of form with the bat as he looked good from the word go.
Gaikwad went on to score his maiden century for CSK. He scored an unbeaten 101 off 60 balls with the help of 9 boundaries and 5 hits over the fence.
Faf du Plessis scored 25 off 19 balls including 2 fours and a six. Moeen Ali chipped in with 21 off 17 balls including 1 four and a six. Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 32 off 15 balls.
On the other hand, Rahul Tewatia accounted for 3 dismissals in his quota of 4 overs. Chetan Sakariya picked up a wicket to his name. CSK managed to set up a target of 190 for the opposition.
IPL 2021: Ravindra Jadeja sets stadium on fire with a terrific six
CSK all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has become totally a different player altogether now. He has been actively contributing to the team with the bat.
The all-rounder continued to do so against Rajasthan Royals. He added a new dimension to the batting attack by scoring runs at the rate of knots.
He scored runs at a strike rate of 213.33 where he hit four boundaries and a six. The way in which he hit the six became the talking point on social media platforms.
Watch the video below:
Jadeja hit a knee six and the video of which became viral on the internet. Fans absolutely loved the shot and came up with interesting comments for the all-rounder.
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