IPL 2023 | Twitter reacts as Rajasthan Royals stun high-flying Chennai Super Kings to regain top spot
Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 21 runs.|
Rajasthan Royals completed a rare double over Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023 following a 32-run victory on Thursday in Jaipur. Yashasvi Jaiswal’s sparkling 43-ball 77 made headlines in RR’s 202/5, and a disciplined bowling performance, led by Adam Zampa, helped CSK restrict to 170/6.
Chasing 203, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway – CSK’s two-most reliable batters – could only muster 42 off the first six overs, leaving too many runs for others to get the job done. Ajinkya Rahane was unable to carry on the momentum either, as the visitors were left reeling at 73/4 after 10.4 overs. Shivam Dube launched a counter-attack, smashing a blistering 33-ball 52, but they required more support from others to get past the finishing line. They were well controlled by the RR attack led by Sandeep Sharma who was at his clinical best conceding just 24 off his four overs.
Earlier in the evening, Yashasvi Jaiswal’s career-best score led the Jaipur crowd to go berserk as his flamboyant knock, supported by Jos Buttler, helped RR add 86 off the first 49 balls without any damage. Ravindra Jadeja then gave CSK the much-required breakthrough by dismissing Buttler, and five overs later, Tushar Deshpande came back to remove both Jaiswal and Sanju Samson in the same over. As a result, RR slipped from 125/1 to 146/4 in little time. However, Dhruv Jurel’s fiery 15-ball 34 and Devdutt Padikkal’s unbeaten 13-ball 27 eventually took them past 200 against a lackluster CSK attack who bowled with little control throughout the innings.
That was bad!
April 28, 2023
That is not even close to the keeper!
April 27, 2023
Last three days— R R (@RacchaRidhvik) April 27, 2023
MI lost, RCB lost, CSK lost pic.twitter.com/9okmKRokUn
Feels same heat!
2008 vibes coming, CSK lost all 3 matches against RR including final. 💀— Div🦁 (@div_yumm) April 27, 2023
That's not a good sign for CSK!
In last 7 outings CSK have lost 6 times to Rajasthan Royals. #IPL2023— Harish (@harishiOS) April 27, 2023
Why shocking? They tried their best but didn't win!
CSK shocking lost to RR— Mohamed Fazil 🇱🇰 (@fazil03) April 27, 2023
Permanent class from main teams!
MI lost vs GT— Jҽɾɾყ (@Onnum__illa) April 27, 2023
RCB lost vs KKR
CSK lost vs RR
💙❤️💛 தோழமை #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/FObI4k4mhi
Yes!! They lost!
CSK lost the match— ℒℰᎾ ℛᎯℳ😎 (@RamRamseetha1) April 27, 2023
Appada inimae thaan night thookam varum😴🥱#CSKvsRR #dube pic.twitter.com/oBgQUFmSu8
MS Dhoni should have batted early!
It hard to belive, csk lost the match while chasing and MS Dhoni Didn't bat single ball #RRvsCSK #RRvCSK pic.twitter.com/fPSDdAE0ir— OG (@og_4999) April 27, 2023
Easy one for RR here!
Lost to Rajasthan twice.— देव (@AWhiteTigerINC) April 27, 2023
Not my CSK
Dhoni will never come to bat this season!
Lost the match, Dhoni didn't come to bat— SwatKat💃 (@swatic12) April 27, 2023
CSK fans : pic.twitter.com/8RhvVw5t4Q