IPL 2023
Mohammed Shami Cleaned Up Ravindra Jadeja With A Slow One
By CricShots - May 23, 2023 11:21 pm
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The Qualifier 1 match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is currently underway at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai, featuring Gujarat Titans (GT) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Both teams entered the crucial encounter with the promise of exhilarating first innings. Having won the toss and elected to bat, CSK got off to a fantastic start as Ruturaj Gaikwad (60) and Devon Conway (40) hammered an impressive 87-run opening partnership.

Mohammed Shami
Ravindra Jadeja was cleaned up by Mohammed Shami

Their explosive batting put the MS Dhoni-led side in a commanding position at the halfway mark. However, Gujarat Titans made a stunning comeback, thanks to brilliant performances from their spinners and pacers. Ravindra Jadeja, in his effort to help CSK regain momentum, played a crucial role but couldn’t finish the innings on a high note.

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Mohammed Shami cleaned up Jadeja on the final ball of the innings, depriving CSK of a potential total of 175 runs. Despite the dismissal, Jadeja showcased his brilliance, scoring a remarkable 22 runs off 16 balls.

Jadeja maintained a strike rate of 137.5 and struck two fours, contributing significantly to Chennai Super Kings’ final score of 172 runs. Conway and Gaikwad continued their exceptional form in IPL 2023, providing CSK with yet another scintillating start at the top.

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Their opening partnership put CSK in a dominant position, forming an impressive 87-run stand. Conway scored 40 runs off 34 balls, while Gaikwad played a superb knock of 60 runs off 44 balls. Together, they registered the highest run partnership for CSK in an IPL season.

Here is the video of the dismissal of Ravindra Jadeja: