Chennai Super Kings star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja starred as three-time IPL winners defeated Virat Kohli’s RCB in their first ever face-off of IPL 2021. The Indian all-rounder slammed 37 runs in the final over against Harshal Patel in order to help his side in posting a respectable total.
Also, he took three wickets that turned things around for Chennai Super Kings. The cricket fans were amazed after witnessing Jadeja’s performance and praised him for his brilliance. Later on, Indian team head coach Ravi Shastri also joined the bandwagon and revealed what everyone calls Ravindra Jadeja in the dressing room.
Ravi Shastri Reveals Ravindra Jadeja’s Nickname
Ravindra Jadeja is one of the best all-rounders that India has produced ever produced in its cricketing history. Over the years, he has been contributing with the bat and ball for Team India. Also, he is reckoned as one of the best fielders in international cricket. He is so good that Jonty Rhodes once rated him as one of the best fielders in the history of international cricket.
In the 19th IPL 2021 game, Ravindra Jadeja was on full fire. He came out to bat in the 14th over and looked in great touch with his willow. Th pitch was not batting friendly and CSK needed a quickfire knock in the final over in order to reach a respectable total and Ravindra Jadeja came forward and slammed 37 runs in thye final over of the innings.
He didn’t stopped and took three important wickets and successfully managed one run-out till the end. Jadeja dismissed RCB’s in-form batsman Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, and Washington Sundar. Also, Jadeja sent Daniel Christian on the back of his rocket throw.
Post match, the micro-blogging site was filled with posts of fans praising the scintillating performance of Ravindra Jadeja. The Indian all-rounder even impressed Ravi Shastri and the latter was forced to reveal the dressing room nickname of Ravindra Jadeja.
Ravi Shastri took to his official Twitter handle and shared a post that read, “Not for nothing we call him Gary Jadeja. Sheer brilliance – @imjadeja @ChennaiIPL #IPL2021 #CSKvRCB.”