- Disha | March 31, 2023 | 6:23 pm
From today the 16th season of IPL starts. The first match is between the previous year’s winner Gujrat Titans and four-time IPL winner Chennai Super Kings.
In the first match of this IPL 2023, CSK’s opener Ruturaj Gaikwad gives a fiery start to his team. After GT skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and chose to bowl first, Mohammad Shami’s opening spell gave a sensational start to GT’s bowling.
He provides early breakthroughs to Titans. But GT’s bowling was washed out by skillful & aggressive batter Ruturaj Gaikwad.
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Ruturaj Gaikwad Fiery Stats Helps Chennai To Reach 180 Runs in GT Vs CSK
In this GT Vs CSK match, Ruturaj starts slowly but after the first five balls, he changed his playing style. He scored his half-century in just 23 balls. After that, he missed his hundred only by eight runs. In the end, he scored 92 important runs in just 50 balls. He hits nine sixes and four fours with a strike rate of 184.
Ruturaj Gaikwad’s brilliant knock helps Chennai to hang 178 runs on the board. Moeen Ali also contributes 23 runs in this total. Ali hits one six over the covers and four fours in his innings. After he got caught by Wridhhiman Saha in Rashid Khan’s first over Ben Stokes came into the pitch. And after Moeen got out in quick succession in the very next over of Rashid khan he also got caught by Saha in the same way.
Now Stokes and Ali Got out four times by afghan spinner Rashid Khan. From the bowling side, Rashid and Shami showed their skills in bowling but other bowlers are bashed by Ruturaj.
Ambati Rayudu tries his best with his batting but he failed and scored 12 runs in 12 balls. After he was bowled out by Irish bowler Joshua Little all-rounder Shivam Dube showed his attacking mindset and hang 19 individual scores beside his name. But the main focus player of the match MSD, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for him CSK fans are waiting for one year now comes to an end.
After Jadeja is caught at the boundary skipper Dhoni sets his foot on the ground, and the crowd got hyped. The buzz of “Dhoni! Dhoni” stars all over the ground. As expected his