Rajasthan Royals (RR) inflicted a 32-run defeat over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in this Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 game at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur. It was a high-voltage game and with the win, Rajasthan go on top of the IPL 2023 points table.
There were a lot of fans that came to the stadium to catch a glimpse of the skipper of CSK and legendary wicket-keeper batter MS Dhoni but a huge section also extended their unflinching support to the Rajasthan team.
Rajasthan look a very settled unit and the inaugural champions of the IPL would be quite pleased with their exemplary performance in this game.
In this article, we take a look at the 3 talking points of the RR vs CSK game that took place in Jaipur yesterday:
1. Yashasvi Jaiswal continues his stupendous form
Yashasvi Jaiswal continued his exceptional run in IPL with yet another sublime fifty. The southpaw also got the player of the match award for his knock of 77 runs in just 43 deliveries.
Jaiswal is very close to an India debut if he plays with this rich vein of form. He is quite a dependable batter and he is exuding class and composure with every knock he is playing.
2. Adam Zampa picks up 3 wickets
One of the best T20 bowlers presently, Adam Zampa bagged 3 wickets in the previous game versus Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rajasthan. He spun a web and simply bamboozled the batters of the opposition.
He was brought in this game for tackling the CSK right-handed batters and did this job pretty well.
3. Shivam Dube impresses one and all with his power hitting
The resurgence of Shivam Dube has been simply unmatchable. Dube has been clean-hitting all deliveries with utmost ease and has been batting with a lot of fluence. He smashed his 3rd consecutive 50 in the ongoing IPL and it came in just 33 balls.
Shivam Dube smashed 2 fours and 4 sixes and had a belligerent strike-rate of 157.58 in this match. If he continues with this form, CSK’s middle-order will be one of the key cogs in the wheels of MS Dhoni’s team.
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