IPL 2021: Ravindra Jadeja scored 62 runs and also took three wickets. (PTI)
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) registered a convincing victory in IPL 2021 (IPL 2021) thanks to the all-round performance of Ravindra Jadeja. The team defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 69 runs. This is RCB’s first defeat of the season.
RCB started off fast to chase the target. Virat Kohli (8) and Devdutt Padikkal (34) added 44 runs in 3 overs. On the first ball of the fourth over, left-arm fast bowler Tom Karen gave the first blow to RCB by dismissing Kohli. After this, Padikkat was also out in the affair of making fast runs in Shardul Thakur’s over. Washington Sundar was out for 7 by Jadeja.
Jadeja dismisses Maxwell and de Villiers
Jadeja also dismissed RCB key players Glenn Maxwell (22) and AB de Villiers (4). After this, Jadeja also dismissed Dan Christian (1). The team’s score was 6 wickets for 83 runs. Jadeja took 3 wickets for 13 runs in 4 overs. After this, the RCB team collapsed. Leg-spinner Imran Tahir also got two wickets. The team could only score 122 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs.Also Read: IPL 2021: Ravindra Jadeja rains sixes, hits 36 runs in one over
Duplecy and Ravindra Jadeja’s fifties
Earlier, three-time champions Chennai Super Kings won the toss in the match played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and decided to bat first. With the help of half-centuries from all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (62 *) and opener Faf Duplesey (50), Chennai scored 191 for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Duplesey hit 5 fours and a six off 41 balls while Jadeja hit 4 fours and 5 sixes off 28 balls in a stormy manner. Opener Rituraj Gaikwad contributed 33 and Suresh Raina contributed 24 runs. Pacer Harshal Patel took the maximum 3 wickets for RCB but in his last over, a total of 37 runs were scored. In the final over of the innings, Jadeja scored 37 runs including 5 sixes in Harshal’s over. Due to this, the team was able to reach the score of 190. Yuzvendra Chahal got one wicket.