The thrill of watching bowlers deliver mesmerizing spells often captivates the spectators, but when a batsman is left bewildered after being completely outplayed, the atmosphere becomes electric. Ravindra Jadeja, the versatile all-rounder of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), created one such unforgettable moment as his brilliant delivery left David Miller astounded at the crease.
In the high-stakes Qualifier 1 match against Gujarat Titans (GT) at their home ground, Chepauk, Ravindra Jadeja carried the weight of responsibility to propel his team into the final. The 34-year-old rose to the occasion with a spectacular unbeaten knock of 22 runs off just 16 balls, helping CSK reach a competitive total of 172/7.
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Additionally, Ravindra Jadeja showcased his bowling prowess by picking up two crucial wickets while conceding a mere 18 runs. However, his most significant contribution came with the dismissal of David Miller, whose extended stay at the crease could have made the challenging Chepauk track appear more manageable for Gujarat Titans.
The pivotal moment arrived in the third ball of the 13th over, marking Jadeja’s penultimate delivery of the spell. It was during this delivery that the dangerous Miller fell for just 4 runs off 6 balls.
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Ravindra Jadeja pitched the ball on a good length, producing a sharp turn that skidded through Miller’s defense as he attempted a flick shot. Unfortunately for Miller, the ball struck his pads before crashing into the stumps. The manner in which Miller lost his wicket left him speechless for a moment, while Jadeja and his CSK teammates erupted in celebration, recognizing the importance of the breakthrough.
Here is the video of the dismissal of David Miller:
The Twitterati too were delighted to see Jadeja bowling wonderfully and sang praises of the great CSK all-rounder.
David Miller couldn't believe how he got out. Jadeja got him.#GTvsCSK #CSKvsGT pic.twitter.com/UgnXPFnvBj
— Silly Context (@sillycontext) May 23, 2023
What a beauty @imjadeja … Sir Jadeja ka kamaal, #davidmiller dumbfounded !!
— Apurb Maharana (@itsAMsimply) May 23, 2023
Ravi Jadeja has delivered a decisive blow for CSK.
CLEAN BOWLS DAVID MILLER for (4 of 5 balls ) in the 4th ballot his last over.
— Arun dogra (@Arundog92655094) May 23, 2023
David Miller gone for 4(6) pic.twitter.com/WiIkJ5A5lk
— MK (@my_sad_soul) May 23, 2023
David Miller dismissed for 4 in 6 balls.
Sir Jadeja rocking at the Chepauk!#CSKvsGT
— Sajawal Speakes (@sajawal_speakes) May 23, 2023
Reactions after wicket of David Miller. #CSKvsGT pic.twitter.com/EAiEh2BMHM
— अमन शर्मा 🇮🇳 (@rattanaman7) May 23, 2023
Once a choker always a choker
David Miller 😂#CSKvsGT #IPLPlayOffs #iplfinal #IPL2023 #ChennaiSuperKings #MSDhoni𓃵 #CricketTwitter #HardikPandya #ShubmanGill #gujrattitans #WhistlePodu #Yellove #Jadeja
— Prasad (@Mangesh99702168) May 23, 2023
Jadeja, you beautyyyyyyyy 😍
David Miller Gone #CSKvsGT
— Kircketer (@kircketer) May 23, 2023
David Miller is one of the most useless players. Always chokes
— _tanmay_ (@schemdaFreud) May 23, 2023