IPL 2023, CSK : Dhoni-led Chennai have once again made it to the finals. Compared to last year, Chennai has performed strongly this year. Strong fielding along with bowling and batting is Chennai’s strong side. Apart from that, Chenna has the X factor under Dhoni’s leadership. The batting duo of Conway-Rituraj has been a hit for Chennai while Tushar has taken the most wickets in bowling so far. Ravindra Jadeja has won everyone’s hearts with his all-round play. Let’s see which players performed strongly for Chennai this year…
Who is the best in batting?
The opening pair is the biggest strength of Chennai’s batting. Apart from that Shivam Dubey’s batting is a bonus for Chennai. Rituraj Gaikwad and Dwayne Conway have scored runs so far. Conway scored 625 runs in 14 innings. Conway scored at an average of 53. Conway has scored six fifties. Rituraj Gaikwad has scored 564 runs in 14 matches. This includes four fifties. Conway and Rituraj are one of the best opening pairs in the IPL. This pair has done the job of giving Chennai a good start.
Shivam Dubey has become the X factor for Chennai. Shibam Dubey scored runs at a strike rate of 160 in the middle overs. So far 33 sixes have come from Dubey’s bat. Shivam Dubey has scored 386 runs in 13 matches so far. Ajinkya Rahane has scored 175 runs and Jadeja has scored 175 runs. Shivam Dubey has the most number of sixes from Chennai. Dubey hit 33 sixes. Apart from that, Rituraj Gaikwad hit 29 sixes, Konav 16, Ajinkya Rahane 14 and Dhoni 10.
Strong performance of the bowlers –
In the absence of Deepak Chahar, Tusshar Deshpande put in a strong performance for Chennai in the opening match. Tushar Deshpande has taken 21 wickets so far. Tushar Deshpande was initially proving expensive. Spent 12 runs in return.. But Tushar has bowled miserly in the last few matches. Tusshar Deshpande is well supported by Mathisha Pathirana. Pathirana has taken 17 wickets in 11 matches. Along with taking wickets, Pathirana has also worked to prevent runs. Pathirana bowls in the last ten overs.. that time he spends less than eight runs. Tushar Deshpande and Mathisha Pathirana have now joined Deepak Chahar. Chahar has made a strong comeback after injury. Chahar has taken 12 wickets in 9 matches.
Ravindra Jadeja has handled the spin axis successfully. Jadeja has taken 19 wickets. In 15 matches, Ravindra Jadeja has scored a breakthrough. Ravindra Jadeja has taken the most wickets in the middle overs. Jadeja is the second highest wicket-taker for Chennai. Ravindra Jadeja is well supported by Mahish Tikshna. Tikshna has taken 11 wickets. Ravindra Jadeja and Tikshna have done a good job of stopping runs as well as taking wickets.
Moeen Ali has taken 9 wickets. Akash Singh has taken five wickets. Mitchell Santner and Rajvardhan Hangarkekar have taken three wickets each. Sisanda Magla took a wicket.
Tushar Deshpande has bowled the most no runs from Chennai. Tushar Deshpande has so far bowled 133 no runs while Ravindra Jadeja has bowled 104 no runs. Mathisha Pathirana scored 97 and Tikshna scored 79 runs. Chahar bowled 77 not out.
Chennai Super Kings Complete Squad for IPL 2023 –
MS Dhoni (captain), Devon Conway, Rituraj Gaikwad , Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moin Ali, Shivam Dubey, Rajvardhan Hungergekar, Dwayne Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chaudhary, Mathisha Pathirana, Simar Deshpande, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki
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