Abu Dhabi: In IPL 2021 (IPL 2021), Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals has won a thrilling match against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings. Shivam Dubey was the hero of victory for Rajasthan in this victory.
Great performance by Shivam Dubey
Shivam Dubey put the finished match against CSK in Rajasthan’s bag with the force of his bat. Dubey scored 64 runs in just 42 balls against CSK. During this innings, he hit 4 fours and only 4 long sixes.
Dubey said on his innings
Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Shivam Dubey, who played a match-winning knock of 64 not out against Chennai Super Kings in his first match in the UAE leg of IPL 2021, said that not only him but his team also desperately needed this innings.
Dubey said in the post-match press conference, ‘Definitely me and my team desperately needed this innings. This innings was completely for my team. Because right now we are at No.7 (No.6) and we need to qualify and if we play really well in the next two games, we will qualify. That’s why it’s important’.
Was waiting for the opportunity: Dubey
Yashasvi Jaiswal’s half-century and Dubey’s scintillating innings kept their hopes alive of reaching the playoffs as the Royals beat Chennai by seven wickets on Saturday.
Dubey said about not getting a place in the playing XI in the previous matches, ‘It depends on the team combination. It depends on the coach, support staff and captain. I was waiting for the opportunity. I got an opportunity and I took full advantage of it.
Dubey praised Jaiswal
Dubey also praised his Mumbai colleague Jaiswal. “The team needed a good start and Yashasvi and Evin Lewis batted well. Especially Yashasvi’s batting today made a difference. We got the start we wanted and we were able to win the match easily.
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