After Chennai Super Kings’ victory over Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 wickets in IPL 2021 encounter, CSK players Shardul Thakur and Ravindra Jadeja had a conversation about the match. During the conversation, Thakur introduced himself as ‘Lord’ Shardul Thakur, while calling his teammate ‘Sir Ravindra Jadeja’.
In a nail-biting clash, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 wins in IPL 2021 encounter. Batting first, KKR kept a target of 172 for the MS Dhoni-led team. Rahul Tripathi hit 45 runs while Nitish Rana scored 37 for KKR. The match went to the final ball when CSK needed one run for victory. Deepak Chahar managed to sneak a single on the ball and win the match for his team.
During A Chat With Ravindra Jadeja, Thakur Introduced Himself As ‘LORD’ Shardul Thakur
After the victory, Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur had a conversation about the match. Thakur asked some questions to Jadeja, who played a big role during the chase. During the chat, the right-arm pacer introduced himself as ‘Lord’ Shardul Thakur.
“Today we have Sir Ravindra Jadeja in front of us and I am Lord Shardul Thakur,” he said ahead of the start of the chat. Have a look at the video below.
Reliving #CSK's super win with Jadeja and Shardul
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Ravindra Jadeja played a big role with the bat for CSK’s victory. In the last 2 overs, CSK needed 26 runs for victory. During Prasidh Krishna’s 19th over, the left-handed batsman smacked 2 sixes and 2 fours to collect 20 runs in just 4 balls. As a result, CSK only needed 4 runs off the final over.
Jadeja eventually scored 22 runs off 8 balls before losing his wicket at the penultimate ball. Sunil Narine bowled a magnificent final over while defending 4 runs. He picked 2 wickets and took the match to the last ball, with CSK needing 1 run for victory. However, CSK managed to win the match by 2 wickets.
Shardul Thakur bowled a brilliant spell during the match. In his 4 overs, he conceded just 20 runs while delivering 1 maiden over. He also picked 2 crucial wickets. The right-arm medium pacer dismissed the in-form opener, Venkatesh Iyer. Later, he also dismissed Andre Russell.
With the victory, CSK moved to the top of the IPL 2021 points table. CSK have 16 points with 8 wins and 2 defeats. Delhi Capitals follows CSK on the 2nd spot. DC also have 16 points with 8 wins and 2 losses.