Michael Hussey Praises Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad Incredible Performance Earns Praise from Michael Hussey

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In a sensational display of batting prowess, Ruturaj Gaikwad led the Chennai Super Kings to a commanding victory over the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 46th match of the ongoing IPL cricket series. Gaikwad exceptional innings not only secured a crucial win for his team but also propelled Chennai Super Kings from sixth to third position in the points table, significantly boosting their playoff chances.

Chennai Super Kings, after being put in to bat first by the Sunrisers, posted an imposing total of 212 runs at the end of their allotted 20 overs. Gaikwad emerged as the star performer for his team, showcasing remarkable skill and temperament as he smashed 98 runs off just 54 balls, including 10 boundaries and 3 sixes.

Speaking about Gaikwad innings, Chennai Super Kings batting coach, Michael Hussey, expressed his admiration for the young batsman shot timing and ability to play quality shots. “Ruturaj is not only a good batsman but also can play quality shots with timing,” said Hussey. “I myself have asked him several times how to hit the cap correctly.”

Hussey further elaborated on Gaikwad understanding of the game, saying, “He understands and acts correctly. And how to rotate the strike in crunch time? How to speed up the run at the right time? Understanding this, he has been playing brilliantly against every bowler with a plan.”

Praising Gaikwad consistency and ability to perform under pressure, Hussey remarked, “His batting is fantastic to watch. It is a challenge for a great batsman to consistently play brilliantly without losing form. But Ruturaj is doing it well.”

Gaikwad remarkable performance becomes even more significant considering the pressure of replacing a great captain. Hussey highlighted this, stating, “His consistent performance with the right plan while there is a lot of pressure to replace a great captain has attracted a lot of attention from everyone.”

In Hussey appreciated Gaikwad exceptional innings, acknowledging that he has not only proven himself as a brilliant batsman but also as a great player. Ruturaj Gaikwad consistent performances and ability to deliver under pressure have undoubtedly made him one of the standout players of the current IPL season.