This was the third consecutive half-century for CSK left-hander Conway this season as the team scored 208 runs for the loss of six wickets on the score board because of the batsman. According to ChennaiSuperKings.com, the batsman faced just 49 balls, out of which only 10 balls went to the dots. In the beginning, Conway tested the balls, after which he started applying boundaries, due to which he got the opportunity to play long innings.
Conway’s game against spin came to the fore when he used his legs and crease to the best of the spinners. He hit two consecutive sixes in the fifth over of Axar Patel. He made 17 while facing nine balls from Akshar. Whereas against Kuldeep’s spin, he scored 37 runs in 10 balls, which included four fours and three sixes.
Another important aspect of Conway’s batting was that he paced his innings and shared a 110-run opening partnership with Gaikwad. Earlier against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Conway paced his innings brilliantly and shared a 182-run partnership with Gaikwad. A similar scene was seen against Delhi Capitals on Sunday.
The left-handed batsman was initially on 14 off 13 balls, after which he scored the next 73 runs in just 36 balls. South African great Graeme Smith told Star Sports, ‘Devon Conway is a great batsman. Be it through the leg side or through the off side, his stroke play was superb. Secondly, he has the ability to rotate the strike and hit the short boundaries well.