Ruturaj Gaikwad acquired a rousing welcome on the workforce lodge after his batting heroics vs MI.© Twitter
Ruturaj Gaikwad bailed out Chennai Super Kings in opposition to defending champions Mumbai Indians within the first match of the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season. The younger opener performed a positive knock of 88 not out to assist CSK recuperate from 24 for 4. Thanks to Ruturaj’s heroics with the bat, CSK posted a complete of 156/6 from their allotted 20 overs. Ruturaj was additionally adjudged participant of the match and the teenager acquired a grand welcome when the workforce arrived on the lodge.
CSK took to Twitter on Tuesday to share a video wherein Suresh Raina could be seen calling Ruturaj to steer the workforce contained in the lodge the place the workers offers his a rousing reception.
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In the match in opposition to Mumbai Indians, CSK captain MS Dhoni had gained the toss and opted to bat.
Mumbai Indians’ Trent Boult and Adam Milne blew away the CSK top-order, limiting them to 24 for 4 contained in the powerplay.
Ruturaj’s unbeaten half-century and cameos from Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja helped CSK attain a complete of 156.
Bravo then starred with the ball, choosing up three wickets as CSK restricted Mumbai Indians to 136/8 from their allotted 20 overs to register a 20-run win.
With the victory on Sunday, CSK jumped to the highest of the desk with six wins from eight matches.
CSK will subsequent tackle Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah on Friday.
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