Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad continued his sensational run in IPL 2021 with a marvellous hundred in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
Gaikwad smashed an unbeaten 101 from 60 balls to assist CSK put a rating of 189/4 within the first innings. Gaikwad was nice at discovering the gaps, particularly the duvet area together with his sensible footwork and performed his knock in a relaxed and composed method.
Ruturaj Gaikwad slams maiden IPL hundred in opposition to Rajasthan Royals
Gaikwad dispatched Mustafizur Rahman’s short-length supply into the deep sq. leg for a six to register his maiden IPL hundred on the ultimate ball of the innings.
Success to batters like Ruturaj Gaikwad is that rather more essential: Deep Dasgupta
Cricket commentator Deep Dasgupta talked about that Gaikwad’s photographs had been orthodox in nature and appreciated the teenager for adapting his approach very nicely sufficient in his breathtaking innings.
“It just tells you that this format is not only for power hitters. If you have the right technique and you know your game well enough, there are different ways of being successful in this format. And if you look at Ruturaj and the shots that he played, they are very orthodox cricketing shots,” Dasgupta instructed ESPNcricinfo.
“I guess success to batters like Ruturaj is that much more important because when you go to these coaching camps and look at youngsters, they are trying all these fancy shots, the lap and the reverse-lap and all. Then you see someone like Ruturaj, it’s like this is how you should be playing, because this would make sure that you’re not only successful in T20s but the other two formats as well.”
“What was impressive is that in his first 30 balls, he was on 30. So going at run-a-ball just in and outside the powerplay, but then to have the confidence in your ability to step your game up,” he added.
However, Gaikwad’s century went in useless as Rajasthan Royals led by Yashasvi Jaiswal (50) and Shivam Dube (64*) accomplished the chase with 15 balls and 7 wickets to spare.
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