Five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) eye a record-breaking fifth IIPL win after storming into IPL 2023 ultimate with a maiden IPL win over defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) in IPL 2023 Qualifier 1 on Tuesday. CSK’s star opener Ruturaj Gaikwad was adjudged Player of the match as he scored a gritty fifty to assist his crew attain 172 for 7 after GT skipper Hardik Pandya opted to bowl. The first innings complete by CSK turned out to be a aggressive complete on Chepauk’s gradual pitch as Gujarat Titans had a uncommon off day to finish with 157 all out in 20 overs.
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Gaikwad additionally gained prize for the very best catch of the competition as he took a exceptional operating diving catch to ship well-set Vijay Shankar again to GT dugout within the 18th over.
Gaikwad’s teammate Deepak Chahar believes former’s award-winning catch overshadowed his catch off the ultimate ball of the innings. In a video launched by IPL that went viral on social media, Chahar, taking a hilarious jibe at Gaikwad, mentioned: “Ruturaj Gaikwad is a shameless particular person, he took the award for the very best catch as soon as once more, I assumed I ought to have gained it. So give me considered one of your awards.”
Reacting to Deepak Chahar’s assertion, Gaikwad responded:
“First and foremost, the trouble issues. My catch was a diving effort, that too in an important state of affairs, your catch was taken after the match was completed. But congrats to you, it was a extremely good catch, you may have made a very good return since getting back from harm.”
It appeared like Chahar probably pulled his hamstring whereas finishing Vijay Shankar’s catch, nonetheless, after the match obtained over, he confirmed that he’s completely match to take part in IPL 2023 ultimate in Ahmedabad on Sunday.