IPL 2021, SRH vs CSK: Openers Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis break eight-season lengthy Chennai report


Chennai Super Kings openers Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis
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Chennai Super Kings openers Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis on Thursday broke an eight-season lengthy partnership report with a 75-run stand within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. 

Lacing seven boundaries and 4 sixes within the chase of 135, the openers laid a robust basis for Chennai en path to their 75-run partnership that took their tally to 599 for the season at 54.45 comprising 4 half-century stands and two century partnerships. The pair surpassed the 2013 tally of 587 runs stitched by Mike Hussey and Suresh Raina

Overall, it stands eighth within the all-time IPL record that options the tally of 939 runs stitched by the Royal Challengers Bangalore pair of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers in 2016 on prime. mong openers, it stands seventh within the all-time record. SRH pair of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow stands atop with their tally of 791 runs within the 2019 season.

Taking in regards to the recreation, Chennai bowlers restricted Sunrisers to 134 for seven with Saha top-scoring for the aspect. Josh Hazlewood and Dwayne Bravo have been the choose of the bowlers, snaring 5 wickets between themselves. 

Chennai are aiming to change into the primary group to make the playoffs this season whereas Sunrisers are hoping to remain alive within the race, albeit mathematically.  


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