IPL 2021: Ravindra Jadeja scored 37 runs off a Harshal Patel’s over.© BCCI/IPL
Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja went on a spectacular rampage, as he smashed 36 runs off the ultimate over within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 recreation in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Harshal Patel, who was bowling nicely with figures of three/14 in three overs earlier than that, ended up conceding the costliest over within the historical past of the IPL. Jadeja hit the primary two balls for maximums over deep midwickets. Harshal then ended up bowling a beamer, which Jadeja additionally put away. The left-hander didn’t let go of the Free Hit both as he smashed one other six.
He took two off the subsequent supply earlier than ending off with a six and a 4.
Jadeja’s beautiful blitz helped CSK to a complete of 191/4 after Harshal Patel himself had swung the momentum in RCB’s favour with the important thing wickets of half-centurion Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina in the identical over. He additionally later dismissed the damaging Ambati Rayudu.
Harshal Patel nonetheless leads the wicket charts this season, however that over could be one he would need to overlook.
Earlier, CSK captain MS Dhoni gained the toss and selected to bat.
Their openers, du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad, bought off to a flyer, earlier than Yuzvendra Chahal removed Gaikwad for 33.
Faf du Plessis then reached his half-century as he placed on a 37-run stand with Raina, earlier than Harshal Patel dismissed them off consecutive deliveries.
Jadeja and Rayudu then saved their momentum going earlier than Harshal bought Rayudu’s wicket.
CSK seemed destined for a modest complete earlier than Jadeja’s final-over brilliance.