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Watch: Suryakumar Yadav’s intense practice session ahead of MI-CSK clash | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Suryakumar Yadav will be a key batsman for Mumbai Indians going into their high-octane clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.IPL ORANGE CAP | IPL PURPLE CAP | IPL POINTS TABLESuryakumar missed MI's first three matches because of his recovery from injury. Though he registered a duck in his comeback game against Delhi Capitals, Suryakumar smashed a 17-ball fifty in the next match against RCB.SKY's return to form is indeed a good news for MI and ahead of their match against CSK, they shared a video on X that the world's top-ranked batter hitting the ball around the park in a practice session.Suryakumar, known for his aggressive batting style and consistency, has had some memorable performances against CSK in the IPL. Suryakumar has p...
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‘If he is not bowling, does Hardik Pandya make the T20 World Cup squad?’ | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Renowned cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has sparked debate over the inclusion of India all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in June. Bhogle's comments come in light of Pandya's recent struggles with fitness and his limited bowling contribution in the IPL 2024 season.Pandya, who captains the Mumbai Indians in this year's IPL, made a comeback to cricket after a five-month hiatus due to an ankle injury sustained during the ODI World Cup last year.While Pandya initially bowled a few overs in his return matches, his bowling workload has been sporadic, raising doubts over his ability to contribute as an all-rounder.Bhogle pointed out Pandya's waning power-hitting skills and questioned whether he still merits a place in the T20 World Cup squ...
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IPL 2024: Ravindra Jadeja’s triple, Virat Kohli’s run record and Rashid Khan’s death-over skill

[ad_1] The IPL 2024 season has announced an unbridled rush of uncapped players taking the stage by storm with record-breaking performances. The past week marked the arrival of fresh talent and a return to form for some of the league’s veterans. 6 – Punjab Kings made a stunning come-from-behind win in a 200-run chase against Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad, with Shashank Singh’s unbeaten 61 from 29 balls taking the team over the line with a ball to spare. Punjab thereby surpassed Mumbai Indians for the most successful 200-plus run chases in IPL history with their sixth such effort. April 5: SRH v CSK Sunrisers Hyderabad batter Abhishek Sharma plays a shot during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 T20 cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans, at Narendra Modi Stadium, in...
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Tushar Deshpande reveals who was the mastermind behind Ravindra Jadeja-MS Dhoni prank – Watch | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ravindra Jadeja showcased not only his prowess on the field but also his playful side, leaving thousands of CSK fans amused with a well-executed prank during the IPL encounter between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Chepauk on Monday.As Jadeja mesmerized KKR batsmen with a match-winning performance, later in the game, he couldn't resist indulging in a prank that added an extra dose of entertainment to the match.CSK fans have a unique tradition of cheering when the home team's middle-order batsmen get out, anticipating the arrival of their beloved former captain, MS Dhoni, to the crease. This tradition was evident once again when Shivam Dube was dismissed, and the crowd erupted with excitement.Sensing the anticipation among the fans, Jadeja seized the mo...
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Ravindra Jadeja makes IPL history, becomes the first cricketer to achieve this massive milestone | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Chennai Super Kings' dynamic all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja etched his name in Indian Premier League history books by becoming the first player to achieve a unique triple milestone during their convincing seven-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday.In the match, Jadeja not only contributed with the ball by claiming three crucial wickets in his first eight deliveries but also showcased his prowess in the field by taking two catches. With this, Jadeja reached the milestone of 100 catches in the IPL, becoming the first player to achieve the remarkable feat of at least 100 catches, 1,000 runs, and 100 wickets in the tournament.Jadeja's exceptional all-round performance earned him the well-deserved Player of the Match award. With 156 wickets and 2,776 runs under h...
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‘Chepauk Super Kings’: Aakash Chopra hails CSK following victory over KKR | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra showered praise on Chennai Super Kings for their stellar performance against Kolkata Knight Riders, labeling them as the 'Kings of Chepauk' for their continued dominance at home in IPL 2024.Following Ravindra Jadeja's impressive spell of 3-18, coupled with Tushar Deshpande's 3-33 and Mustafizur Rahman's 2-22, which restricted KKR to 137/9, Ruturaj Gaikwad thrilled the home crowd with a splendid unbeaten knock to seal the chase with 14 balls to spare.In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Chopra hailed CSK's formidable record at their home ground, Chepauk Stadium. "Chennai Super Kings are Chepauk Super Kings. They are Champion Super Kings. They are a team that doesn't lose at home," he proclaimed.Chopra expressed surprise at the ab...
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CSK vs KKR: When MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja almost bluffed the Chennai fans

[ad_1] One of the hardest facts for Chennai Super Kings supporters, and Indian cricket fans in general, is to accept that MS Dhoni can’t play forever. At 42, IPL 2024 is probably his last season as a player and all is all but fair when fans have gone bonkers whenever he’s walked in to bat this season. When the third wicket fell for CSK and the equation was seven to get from 19 balls at their home ground while chasing a sub-par total against Kolkata Knight Riders, Dhoni decided to step onto the field. But not before playing a short prank with a vociferous crowd at MA Chidambaram Stadium. We thought it was a Prank by Jadeja but it was a Prank from Thala to Fans. Look How all Teammates enjoying it 😂💛 pic.twitter.com/YrzQbP7WNV — 🎰 (@StanMSD) April 9, 2024 As chants of “Dhoni, Dhoni” thre...
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‘Verified’: Ravindra Jadeja christened the ‘Cricket Thalapathy’ of Chennai Super Kings | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] Ravindra Jadeja came into his own in Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) comprehensive win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Monday with a three-wicket haul that laid the foundation of CSK's big win. Interestingly, the spell not just ended Jadeja's return to bowling form but also got him the title he had been waiting for -- the 'Cricket Thalapathy' of CSK. Jadeja led the CSK bowling chart with figures of 3 for 18, which helped the hosts restrict KKR to a below-par 137 for 9 and then register a seven-wicket win by completing the chase with ease in 17.4 overs. Jadeja was named the 'Player of the Match' and at the post-match presentation was asked if he too has been given a title by CSK franchise and fans like MS Dhoni, who is lovingly called 'Thala'...
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CSK vs KKR | Ravindra Jadeja joins Kohli, Rohit, Raina in IPL’s 100-catches club

[ad_1] Chennai Super Kings player Ravindra Jadeja takes the catch of Kolkata Knight Riders’ Shreyas Iyer during the IPL match at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai on April 8, 2024 | Photo Credit: R. Ragu Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who produced a match-winning performance against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, joined the elite company of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma for most catches by a fielder in the IPL. It was a Jadeja show throughout the first innings as he pushed KKR's back against the wall with a sensational spell and his remarkable effort in the field on Monday. Jadeja completed two catches and claimed three wickets which played a crucial role in restricting KKR to a sub-par score of 137/9. With the two catches, Jadeja became just th...
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Ravindra Jadeja’s playful gesture leaves CSK fans in splits as MS Dhoni walks out to a deafening roar – Watch | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ravindra Jadeja's playful antics momentarily delayed the eagerly anticipated appearance of MS Dhoni during the Chennai Super Kings match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in a comical turn of events at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Monday.As the wicket of Shivam Dube tumbled in the 17th over against KKR, Jadeja unexpectedly strode out to bat, catching both fans and teammates off guard. The Chepauk faithful, yearning for a glimpse of their cricketing icon Dhoni, were left disappointed by the unanticipated deviation from expectations. However, Jadeja, renowned for his jovial demeanor, couldn't resist a mischievous grin as he humorously retreated to the pavilion, leaving the CSK dugout erupting in laughter.Following Jadeja's lighthearted diversion, the iconic former CSK ca...
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IPL 2024: Chennai Super Kings win as Ravindra Jadeja puts KKR in a spin | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] CHENNAI: Ravindra Jadeja had gone wicketless in Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) first two home matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. During the comprehensive victory over Gujarat Titans at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here a few weeks ago, left-arm spinner Jadeja did not even complete his full quota, sending down only two overs. But on Monday, the 35-year-old was back to his menacing best at Chepauk as he bamboozled the Kolkata Knight Riders batters to steer the hosts to a business-like seven-wicket win.Showing the capacity crowd why he is CSK’s go-to bowler in the middle overs, Jadeja returned match-winning figures of 3-18, with his efficient performance helping the home team to restrict the visitors to a below-par score of 137-9.The chase was a walk in the park for Su...
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Visiting team takes time to settle at Chepauk, says Ravindra Jadeja | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: All-format all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja remains without a moniker from the passionate Chennai Super Kings supporters, unlike teammate Mahendra Singh Dhoni -- fondly referred to as Thala (leader) and Suresh Raina -- 'Chinna Thala' (leader's right-hand man) respectively. However, after his match-winning performance of 3/18 in 4 overs against KKR, Jadeja believes it's time for fans to grant him the validation he deserves.Jadeja is now the only player in IPL history with a 'treble' -- 1000 plus runs, 100 plus wickets and now 100 catches."My title hasn't yet been verified, hopefully they'll give me one," the jovial Jadeja said after CSK's seven-wicket win."I always enjoy my bowling on this track. I was hoping the ball grips a little and if you bowl in the right areas it helps...
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‘Mahi bhai was with me to finish the match’: Ruturaj Gaikwad after leading CSK to victory | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ruturaj Gaikwad spearheaded the Chennai Super Kings' chase against the Kolkata Knight Riders with an unbeaten 67. What made this moment particularly memorable for him was finishing the match with MS Dhoni by his side.Gaikwad, who was handed the captaincy by veteran Dhoni ahead of the season, hammered nine boundaries including the winning hit to make it three in three at home this season."Bit of nostalgia for me. My first IPL fifty, Mahi bhai was with me to finish the match. With Jinx (Ajinkya Rahane) injured, onus was on me to bat through, didn't want to put the youngsters in a difficult situation," Gaikwad said.Ravindra Jadeja returned bowling figures of 3-18 as holders CSK handed KKR their first loss of this Indian Premier League season with a seven-wicket hammering o...
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Ravindra Jadeja turns up with three wickets at Chepauk to nick a low-scoring win for CSK against KKR

[ad_1] SYNOPSIS: After two successive away defeats, Chennai Super Kings enjoyed home comforts at Chepauk to overcome Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets. And standing tall in their third win of the season, which puts them at third spot on the table was Ravindra Jadeja, whose spell of 4-0-18-3 proved to be the game changer.There was some turn on offer. And there were deliveries that were keeping a tad low as well. All of it would have made Sunil Narine, Varun Chakaravarthy and Anukul Roy excited. Even Mitchell Starc would have got some help if he banged slow deliveries into the pitch. But with just 137 to defend, it was always going to be a tall order against a line-up that bats deep. For Kolkata to stall Chennai’s chase, they needed wickets in the powerplay. But sans any scoreboard pr...
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CSK vs KKR, IPL 2024 highlights: Ravindra Jadeja three-fer, Ruturaj Gaikwad fifty bring Chennai Super Kings back to winning ways | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ravindra Jadeja displayed his expertise on the demanding Chepauk pitch as the Chennai Super Kings reclaimed their winning form, securing a comfortable seven-wicket victory over the Kolkata Knight Riders in Monday's IPL clash.This triumph marked CSK's third win in five matches, all achieved at Chepauk, following two consecutive losses away from home.Jadeja, whose spin bowling had appeared subdued in recent seasons, dominated by taking three wickets in just eight deliveries, effectively dismantling KKR's batting lineup. KKR struggled to a total of 137 for 9 on a surface where scoring freely proved challenging.In the pursuit, captain Ruturaj Gaikwad's composed 67 off 58 balls spearheaded the charge, supported by contributions from Daryl Mitchell (25 off 19 balls) and the i...
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‘I don’t count’: Ravindra Jadeja’s cheeky response after completing 100 IPL catches | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Chennai Super Kings' Ravindra Jadeja on Monday became the fifth fielder to complete 100 catches in the Indian Premier League. With a couple of sharp takes in the clash against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Chepauk, Jadeja got to the milestone.As Jadeja joined the likes of Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Kieron Pollard and Rohit Sharma, the gun fielder came up with a witty response while being asked to react to the feat."I don't count my catches," Jadeja responded to commentator Harsha Bhogle's query with a smile during the mid-innings break. Jadeja also worked his magic with the ball, taking three wickets in a space of eight balls to rip the heart out of KKR's batting as CSK were left to chase a manageable target of 138.Alongside Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande picked up a three-fer...
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IPL 2024: Are anchors still relevant in T20 cricket? | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] What is a good strike-rate for a batter to go at in T20 cricket? Does the answer change to that question change if you bat first, or are chasing? Is it necessary to have only one opener going hell for leather in the powerplay, as if by choice so that the other opener digs deep, or bats long?These questions will trouble the loyal and passionate Chennai Super Kings fans after their batting malfunctioned for the second game in a row as they chose safety over adventure and succumbed against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.One wonders what was the role given to Ajinkya Rahane and skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad and whether the discussion was to score at 116.66 and 123.80, respectively. Of the 120 balls available to a side in T20 cricket, the two batters combined faced 51 of them for 61 runs. That is a...
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IPL 2024: Ruturaj Gaikwad eases into role of MS Dhoni’s successor | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] VISAKHAPATNAM: Though these are early days, Ruturaj Gaikwad seems to be settling in nicely as the new CSK captain. In the presence of MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja, the youngster has been impressive. Gaikwad has also taken some inspiring decisions on the field which have worked, like sending debutant Sameer Rizvi ahead of Jadeja in the 19th over against the Titans. Importantly, Dhoni seems to have immense faith in his capabilities. In an event with the official broadcaster, Rachin Ravindra was asked if he looked at Dhoni after dropping a catch. Even before Ravindra could respond, Dhoni intervened to say, “CSK have a new captain now.” Coach Stephen Fleming lauded the new captain, saying, “Transition into the job of captaincy is not easy. But Ruturaj has done it seamlessly. MS by his...
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MS Dhoni lauds Ravindra Jadeja for his last over heroics against GT in 2023 IPL final: ‘Looking at the TV, it looks easy but..’

[ad_1] MS Dhoni recently reflected on the dying moment’s of last year’s Indian Premier League final against Gujarat Titans when Chennai Super Kings needed 10 runs from 2 balls and Jadeja scored a four and a six to guide the franchise to their 5th title. “And this situation also, you know I was quite confident, Jaddu has the talent and mindset to achieve the target. But again, it’s not definitely that this is what will happen. It was a very memorable innings. You know the few sixes that he hit before the last ball. I think those were very difficult,” Dhoni said lauding Jadeja. “Looking at the TV, it looks easy but now that I bat down the the order, I know how difficult it is to get that kind of elevation and win it with a six. And at the same time, everybody is under pressure. The opposit...
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How Rachin Ravindra at CSK is fast becoming IPL 2024’s best signing: ‘I’ve always idolised Jadeja’

[ad_1] The IPL subreddit, usually a battleground for browbeating diatribes, last night offered something to be unanimously agreed upon. “Can someone please explain why Rachin Ravindra went for so cheap?” read the comment. Underneath it, an elaboration, “Are all other teams except CSK mo**ns? Why not bid more on a young proven talent? If CSK goes on a winning streak the next few years because of him, all those other teams deserve not winning many titles.”Rachin Ravindra, poached at a bargain price of 1.8 crore INR, has turned out to be an instant hit for the defending champions CSK. Moving on from their previously successful model of sinking the opposition via their spinners to now flexing their long batting on a healthier batting wicket at Chepauk, Chennai’s new signing is coming handy t...