IPL 2022: The reaction of former Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina to the captaincy of Rashid Khan has come to the fore. The 29th match of IPL was played between Gujarat and Chennai on Sunday. In this match, in the absence of captain Hardik Pandya, the responsibility of captaincy was handed over to the leg-spinner Rashid Khan. They left a deep impression on his debut captaincy. On the other hand, Suresh Raina tweeted on the captaincy of Rashid Khan and congratulated him in a special way
Suresh Raina congratulates Rashid Khan:
Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan played a stormy match against Chennai with the captaincy. Rashid Khan, who was captained in the absence of Hardik Pandya, played a blast inning of 40 runs in 21 balls. On the other hand, David Miller played an unbeaten inning of 94 runs. Thanks to these two batsmen, Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets in this match. On which a big reaction of Suresh Raina came out. He made a tweet praising Rashid Khan. Suresh Raina wrote that
“What a match. This close match has given life to the IPL. Congratulations to Rashid on his debut as captain, and David Mill gets the ball rolling across the stadium. #CSKvsGT”
CSK blew up in Rashid Khan and Miller’s storm:
Chasing the target, Gujarat Titans had a very poor start. Gujarat had lost its 3 important wickets for 16 runs. In the first over itself, Shubman Gill went on to catch Robin Uthappa on the ball of Chaudhary for 0 runs. In the very next over, Vijay Shankar got out for 0. Abhinav Manohar also did not manage to play big innings and got out after scoring 12 runs in the third over.
With the help of 40 runs from Rashid Khan and David Miller’s unbeaten innings of 94 runs, Gujarat Titans could win. At one time it seemed that Chennai would win this match. The match was in Chennai’s possession till the 17th over, but in the 18th over, Rashid Khan changed the course of the match by scoring 23 runs off Jordan’s balls. Thanks to the stormy innings of these two, Gujarat scored 170 runs and won the match by 3 wickets with one ball remaining.
Chennai’s fifth defeat in the tournament:
The performance of the 4-time winning team of IPL has broken the hearts of the fans. CSK is seen in a different color this season. Let us tell you that Chennai Super Kings got their fifth defeat in the tournament. Earlier, Chennai had registered a 23-run victory against RCB after losing 4 consecutive matches.
Chennai remains in the 9th position in the points table with 2 points. So far, Chennai has had to go through a poor performance under the leadership of Ravindra Jadeja. So on the other hand, after 5 wins in 6 matches, Gujarat’s team is on top with 10 points. Gujarat has emerged as the strongest team this season.