CSK vs LSG: Rituraj Gaikwad, who missed out on a century by 8 runs in the first match, wreaks havoc in his second match as well. The player scored a half-century against Lucknow in just 25 balls.
Indian Premier League 2023 Sixth Match saw Rituraj Gaikwad’s brilliant batting. Gaekwad scored 92 runs in the last match and missed out on a century by just 8 runs. The player continued his strong performance against Lucknow as well. Gaekwad scored a half-century in the second match in a row. Rituraj Gaikwad scored 57 runs off 31 balls. During this time he hit 3 fours and 4 sixes. Gaekwad blew Lucknow’s rhythm with his storming innings.
Rituraj Gaikwad damaged a car parked on the field during his third six. This right-handed batsman hit three sixes in the fifth over of the Chennai innings. Rituraj Gaikwad hit consecutive sixes off the second ball of Krishnappa Gautham’s over. In this sequence, Gaikwad hit a six over long off the fourth ball. Gaikwad hit a six over the covers on the last ball and the ball hit the car parked there. Gaikwad’s shot hit the side of the car and bounced a little.
An exciting start to Chennai..
— rajendra tikyani (@Rspt1503) April 3, 2023
Rituraj Gaikwad gave Chennai a flying start. Gaikwad scored 79 in the powerplay with Conway. Chennai scored big in the powerplay for the first time in Chepauk. Later, both the batsmen together took Chennai’s score past 100 in 8 overs. Conway and Gaekwad shared a century partnership for the third time. For the first time in the IPL, the Chennai openers have registered a partnership of three centuries.
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) April 3, 2023
Stormy innings for Gaikwad..
Rituraj Gaikwad became the first player to cross the 100 mark in this IPL season. Gaikwad scored 149 runs in 2 matches. His average was 74.50. This player’s strike rate also became 183.95. Gaikwad hit 13 sixes in 2 matches.