Pune. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway have given CSK a good start in the second match in a row. Recently, both had a record partnership of 182 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad for the first wicket. This was the highest partnership for any wicket in the history of Chennai. In the 49th match of IPL 2022, RCB has scored 173 runs for 8 wickets while playing first. Till the time of writing the news in reply, CSK have scored 59 runs for one wicket in 7 overs. Rituraj, who played a big innings of 99 runs in the last match, scored 28 runs. The team still has to score 115 runs.
Chasing the target, CSK got off to a good start. Rituraj Gaikwad and Devon Conway added 54 runs for the first wicket in 6.4 overs. Rituraj scored 28 runs off 23 balls and was dismissed by left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed. He hit 3 fours and a six. Conway is playing 18 balls 30 runs. He has hit 4 fours and a six. Robin Uthappa is at the crease with one run with him.
Jadeja gave chance in just one match
Ravindra Jadeja was the captain in the first 8 matches of IPL 2022. He gave left-handed batsman Devon Conway a chance in just one match. But Dhoni brought him in the second consecutive match as soon as he came. In the first match, he played an explosive innings of 85 not out off 55 balls. His overall T20 record is very good. Before this match, he has scored 3853 runs in 117 matches at an average of 44. Has scored 2 centuries and 29 half-centuries.
New Zealand’s 30-year-old Devon Conway’s record is also good in T20 Internationals. He has scored 602 runs in 20 matches at an average of 50. Has scored 4 fifties. Strike rate is of 139. He is fielded by the team in all three formats.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 04, 2022, 22:08 IST