Explosion in IPL 2024, batsman missed century by 2 runs, but gave huge score to Chennai Super Kings

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. There were two matches in IPL 2024 on Sunday and explosive batting was seen in both. In the first match, Will Jacques of Royal Challengers Bangalore scored a century in 41 balls. He scored this century against Gujarat Titans. After this, in the second match, Ruturaj Gaikwad played an excellent inning of 98 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Ruturaj was out in the last over while trying to score fast runs.

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The second match in IPL 2024 took place on Sunday between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. After losing the toss and opting to bat first, the host Chennai team scored 212 runs for 3 wickets. Captain Ruturaj Gaikwad contributed the most in this. Rituraj scored 98 runs on 54 balls. He hit 10 fours and 3 sixes in this innings.

Virat Kohli became the first batsman to score 500 runs in IPL 2024, Rohit-Rahul, Yashasvi-Gil not even close.

CSK captain Ruturaj Gaikwad had scored 90 runs in 47 balls in 17 overs. At that time it seemed that he would score his century. But Pat Cummins in the 18th over and Jaydev Unadkat in the 19th over did not allow Rituraj to score runs quickly. The pressure of this was clearly visible in Rituraj's batting and he took an easy catch at long-on in the 20th over.

Apart from captain Ruturaj Gaikwad, Daryl Mitchell and Shivam Dubey batted well for Chennai Super Kings. New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell scored 52 runs in 32 balls. Shivam Dubey remained unbeaten on 39 runs in 20 balls and MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 5 runs in 2 balls.

Challenge to Virat in Orange Cap race
After this innings, Rituraj has reached second place in the Orange Cap race. He has scored 447 runs in 9 matches. Orange Cap is in the name of Virat Kohli, who has scored 500 runs in 10 matches. Sai Sudarshan (418) is at third place in this race for most runs.

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