Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. Credits: IPL

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Robin Uthappa believes that young opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad is very much similar to the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) MS Dhoni. As he is a very calm composed and chilled out human being.

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. Credits: Twitter

Ruturaj Gaikwad has been earning a lot of praise from cricket pundits for his excellent performance for the yellow army in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Notably, he has become the regular opener of Chennai alongside Faf Du Plessis and is often seen providing outstanding starts to Chennai Super Kings.

So far in the 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 games the 24-year-old has smashed 362 runs at an average of 40.22 and strike rate of 137.12.

I Think Ruturaj Gaikwad Is An Incredible Talent – Robin Uthappa

Ruturaj Gaikwad Is Much Like MS Dhoni, Calm, Composed, Chilled Out – Robin Uthappa
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In a video clip shared by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) official Twitter handle veteran batsman Robin Uthappa was seen giving his opinions on the performance of youngster in the team. Uthappa told that the character Gaikwad showed is just unbelievable.

“I think the character showed from Rutu (Ruturaj Gaikwad), I think is unbelievable,” Uthappa said in a video clip posted on CSK official Twitter handle.

Further, Robin Uthappa termed Ruturaj as ‘incredible talent’ and said they are lucky to have a player like him in the team. He even said that Gaikwad’s demeanour is very much similar to legendary Indian captain MS Dhoni.

I think he is an incredible talent that we (CSK) are lucky enough to have and his demeanour is much like Mahi (Dhoni) – calm, composed, chilled out, and a really nice human being. I really like him, he’s a great kid,” he added.

CSK's MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina. Photo- BCCI-IPL
CSK’s MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina. Photo- BCCI-IPL

Talking about the performance of Chennai Super Kings ( CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 it has been just exceptionally good. The MS Dhoni-led side is still unbeaten in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) leg of the tournament.

Currently, the Chennai Super Kings team is sitting at top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 table with 16 points ( 8 victorious and 2 losses) in 10 games and they have a Net Run Rate of +1.069.

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