Gaikwad won the man of the match award for his stellar performance and said it was one of his ‘top innings ever’.
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni lauded Ruturaj Gaikwad and Dwayne Bravo after winning a thrilling match against Mumbai Indians at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday (September 19). With this win, Chennai Super Kings have reached the top of the IPL table.
After a long break, the 14th edition of the IPL finally resumed with CSK thrashing Mumbai Indians by 20 runs, thanks to CSK’s bowlers and Gaikwad’s unbeaten 88 from 58 balls to take the team from 7/3 to 156. He batted to get to six wickets. .
Dhoni said, “I think at 30/4, you want to get something respectable on the board and Ruturaj and Bravo got us more than expected. We had to bat exceptionally to get to 140, but get to 160. It was awesome.” Post-match presentation.
Gaikwad won the man of the match award for his stellar performance and said it was one of his “top innings ever”. He further added, “With the pressure of the opening wickets and with the seniors in the dressing room, I just had to grind and take the team to 130, 140 and then 150 as it was possible. When Mahi bhai is around and with the CSK management, once They support you, you don’t need to think much.”