5-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) eye a record-breaking fifth IIPL win after storming into IPL 2023 closing 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 Participant of the match as he scored a gritty fifty to assist his workforce attain 172 for 7 after GT skipper Hardik Pandya opted to bowl. The primary innings whole by CSK turned out to be a aggressive whole on Chepauk’s sluggish pitch as Gujarat Titans had a uncommon off day to finish with 157 all out in 20 overs.
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, stated: “Ruturaj Gaikwad is a shameless individual, he took the award for the very best catch as soon as once more, I believed I ought to have gained it. So give me considered one of your awards.”
Reacting to Deepak Chahar’s assertion, Gaikwad responded:
“At first, the hassle issues. My catch was a diving effort, that too in an important state of affairs, your catch was taken after the match was completed. However congrats to you, it was a extremely good catch, you will have made a superb return since getting back from damage.”
It seemed like Chahar presumably pulled his hamstring whereas finishing Vijay Shankar’s catch, nevertheless, after the match bought over, he confirmed that he’s completely match to take part in IPL 2023 closing in Ahmedabad on Sunday.