Virender Sehwag on Rutheraj Gaikwad: The first match of IPL 2023 was played between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings on March 31. In this match, CSK batsman Rituraj Gaikwad did miracles in batting. But in this match, Chennai had to suffer a defeat by five wickets. But many cricket pundits praised Rituraj’s batting. Chennai Super Kings opener played an innings with 92 runs in this match. During this time, he hit 9 sixes and 4 fours. Former cricketer Virender Sehwag also praised his batting. On this occasion he often uses this term for Virat Kohli.
Sehwag was highly praised
In the match against Gujarat Titans, Rituraj Gaikwad played a brilliant innings with 92 runs off 50 balls. Former cricketer Virender Sehwag showered his praises after witnessing his brilliant innings. Speaking to Cricbuzz, Sehwag said, ‘I often use these words for Virat Kohli. But the way Rituraj batted today made me very happy. No shot connected in CSK’s innings. Everyone came out early. But he kept playing his powerful shots. Rituraj hit more sixes than fours in his innings.
Virender Sehwag further said, “Rituraj Gaikwad hit 7 sixes in an over in last season’s Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic tournament. I don’t believe this record will ever be broken. It was a brilliant innings. It was not a century. .” Disappointment for beating. But the height of the call on the delivery is debatable. But the decision of the umpire is important.
Gujarat won by 5 wickets
Batting first in the match against Gujarat Titans, Chennai Super Kings scored 178 runs for 7 wickets. Rituraj Gaekwad scored 92 runs, Moeen Ali scored 23 runs and Shivam Dubey scored 19 runs for CSK and became the top scorers. Gujarat, who entered the ring with a target of 179 runs, lost 5 wickets in 19.2 overs. Shubman Gill scored 63, Vijay Shankar scored 27 and Wriddhiman Saha scored 25 runs for Gujarat.