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IPL 2024, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja with all-round performance etches name in history

Ravindra Jadeja with all-round performance etches name in IPL history

IPL 2024, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja showcased an exceptional all-round performance, propelling Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a commanding victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a thrilling IPL 2024 encounter at Chepauk.

Jadeja’s impact was felt right from the start as he set the tone with a stunning catch at point to dismiss KKR opener Phil Salt for a golden duck, providing an early breakthrough for CSK. His brilliance continued with a pivotal double-wicket over, where he removed the well-set Angkrish Raghuvanshi and the dangerous Sunil Narine, disrupting KKR’s solid recovery.

In a span of just eight deliveries, Jadeja’s spell of precision bowling tilted the game in CSK’s favor further, dismissing Venkatesh Iyer and consolidating CSK’s control over the match.

IPL 2024, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja Becomes Fifth Player in IPL History to Claim 100 Catches

Not content with his exceptional bowling display, Jadeja showcased his prowess in the field by taking an easy catch to dismiss KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer, marking his 100th catch in the IPL. With this achievement, Jadeja joined an elite group of players including Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Kieron Pollard, and Rohit Sharma, who have also reached this milestone in the tournament’s history.

During a mid-innings interview, Jadeja modestly brushed off his milestone, stating, “I don’t count my catches,” emphasizing his focus on team success over personal achievements.

For his outstanding contribution with both bat and ball, Jadeja was rightfully awarded the player-of-the-match accolade, finishing with bowling figures of 3/18 from his allotted four overs and securing two crucial catches.

Jadeja’s stellar performance played a pivotal role in restricting KKR to a modest total of 137/9 in their allotted 20 overs. CSK comfortably chased down the target in 17.4 overs, clinching a convincing seven-wicket victory.

Reflecting on his performance, Jadeja expressed his delight at bowling at Chepauk, highlighting the importance of bowling in the right areas and the advantage it provides to the home team. His exceptional display propelled CSK to victory, handing KKR their first defeat of the season after their impressive start with three consecutive wins.

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