CSK vs LSG: Ruturaj Smacked Knocking Hundred, Second of His Career and First In Indian Soil
CSK vs LSG: Ruturaj Smacked Knocking Hundred (BCCI)

CSK vs LSG: A truly classy and stylish innings from Ruturaj Gaikwad, the skipper of Chennai Super Kings, who got full-scale assault assistance from lefty Allrounder Shivam Dube powers CSK to high ground against LSG.

In the 39th match of TATA IPL 2024, Chennai Super Kings led by Ruturaj Gaikwad were asked to bat first by Lucknow. Lucknow were too good in the first powerplay where to picked up two important wickets. Then Ruturaj plays the anchor role utilizing his good form as he was middling the ball right from the start.

CSK vs LSG: Ruturaj Smacked Knocking Hundred, Second of His Career and First In Indian Soil
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CSK were 102 for 3 down after 12 overs and then came Shivam Dube to bat. While Gaikwad smashed the LSG bowlers till the 12th over where he played 39 balls scoring 72 runs but after the 15th over, he was just having the best view of Shivam Dube’s striking. Dube came like a thunderbolt and stunned each LSG bowler.

His aggressive power-hitting gave CSK the required push and then skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad rocked Yash Thakur in the 18th over where he scored 14 runs in three balls to complete his second IPL century and first in Indian soil.

CSK vs LSG: Ruturaj Smacked Knocking Hundred, Second of His Career and First In Indian Soil
Ruturaj and Shivam Dube led CSK on top

In his 108 runs innings, he smacked 3 sixes and as many as 12 runs. He played the innings with a strike rate of 180 and this has become the third-highest individual score in the 2024 edition of IPL.

With his impressive 108 innings off 60 balls, he is now in the second spot for the most runs after Virat Kohli. While Virat Kohli has scored 379 runs in 8 games, Ruturaj has amassed 349 runs and closely eyeing to occupy the Orange Cap.

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