Ravindra Jadeja did wonders with his spin. (IPL Photo)
Chennai: The team of Chennai Super Kings is one of the most successful teams of IPL. The reason for this is MS Dhoni’s captaincy and team culture. Many people have said this thing. Dhoni is the captain who gives ample opportunities to his players, backs them. Dhoni is known for making players. In the same way, he has prepared Ravindra Jadeja and today Jadeja is an important part of Chennai and this important player also proved his importance in the first qualifier of IPL-2023 on Tuesday.
In the first qualifier, Chennai faced defending champions Gujarat Titans at their home Chepauk Stadium. Chennai won this match. But this victory was not easy. Batting first, Chennai scored 172 runs losing seven wickets. This target was not difficult in front of Gujarat, adorned with stormy batsmen, but still this team could score only 157 runs. Jadeja played an important role in stopping this team.
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made two big hunts
Gujarat’s biggest strength is its finishers. But Jadeja trapped two of these finishers in his spin. He made Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka his first victim in this match. Shanaka is famous for his stormy batting. Jadeja dismissed Shanaka on the third ball of the 11th over. He took the first two balls of this over empty, which put pressure on Shanaka and then on the third ball, Shanaka played a reverse sweep, on which he was caught by Mahish Teekshana.
After this he trapped another big fish from Gujarat. Whose name is David Miller. Miller bats very stormy and if he had survived, he could have taken the match out of Chennai’s hands, but Jadeja made him his victim too. Jadeja bowled Miller on the fifth ball of the 13th over. Jadeja was bowling with accurate line-length. Here Miller was under pressure and tried to play a big shot in which he missed and got bowled.
Ravindra Jadeja is once again spinning trouble for batters at #anbuden #IPL2023 #IPLonJioCinema #GTvCSK #Qualifier1 #yellove pic.twitter.com/OROqcccAVh
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) May 23, 2023
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hard to score runs
Jadeja made it difficult for the Gujarat batsmen to score runs. The wicket was his reckoning and hence the left-arm spinner took advantage of it. Jadeja gave just 18 runs in four overs of his quota and was successful in taking two wickets.
Had an argument with Dhoni
Jadeja is the player of Dhoni on whom Mahi trusts fiercely. But when the time comes, he does not even miss Jadeja’s classes. After the last match of the league stage played against Delhi Capitals, a video went viral in which Dhoni was explaining something to Jadeja but Jadeja was getting angry and was seen replying angrily.
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