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Rachin Ravindra, “I won’t call myself a star just yet, I am flattered”

Rachin Ravindra said “Not a star yet, happy to learn” CSK wins over RCB in IPL opener.

Rachin Ravindra
Rachin Ravindra

IPL Kicks Off in Spectacular Fashion at MA Chidambaram Stadium

The first match of IPL opening match was played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) on 22 March 2024 in which CSK won this thrilling match by 6 wickets. After the victory, Rachin Ravindra said, “I will not call myself a star yet, I am special.”

The IPL started in a grand and amazing manner with the MA Chidambaram Stadium shining with twinkling lights. The match started with the toss between the two teams in which RCB won the toss and decided to bat first.

RCB’s explosive start was not enough, CSK achieved the target easily

RCB started the match with explosive batting, team captain Faf du Plessis scored 35 runs in 23 balls, while his opening partner Virat Kohli made a slow start and scored only 21 runs in 20 balls. Rajat Patidar and Glenn Maxwell got out cheaply after scoring zero runs, then after that Cameron Green became the victim of Mustafizur Rahman after scoring 18 runs in 22 balls.

Wicketkeeper Anuj Rawat scored the most runs for the team by scoring 48 runs in 25 balls. Supporting Dinesh Karthik, who was playing as an impact player, played an impact full innings in which he scored 38 runs in 26 balls. The team scored a total of 173 runs.

It was a respectable target for CSK, Rachin Ravindra, the player making his debut in IPL, surprised everyone because in the very first match, his strike rate was around 250. He scored 37 runs in just 15 balls. The captain of the same team, Rituraj Gaikwad. Scored only 15 runs in 15 balls, along with this, all the batsmen made important contribution with their bat and achieved their target with 8 balls remaining, losing 4 wickets. Shivam Dubey, playing as an impact player, scored 34 runs in 28 balls.

Mustafizur Rahman was the player of the match in this match in which he took 4 wickets for 29 runs in 4 overs. Mustafizur took the wickets of Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Rajat Patidar and Cameron Green. He was suffering from injury just a few days ago but came back after two days and bowled amazingly in the IPL.

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Rachin Ravindra humble despite stellar performance: “Not a star yet, happy to learn”

After the match, when Rachin Ravindra was asked that he has now become a star, he replied, “I wouldn’t call myself a star yet, I’m happy. I have some great senior players in the camp to learn from. I made the first Experienced this rush once, and it was great”

Rachin Ravindra plays for the New Zealand team and made his debut last year in the World Cup 2023 and he batted very beautifully in the World Cup, from there he gave an impact to everyone and caught everyone’s attention. And scored the most runs for the team in the opening match of IPL 2024 itself.

Chennai’s next match will be against Gujarat Titan at their home MA Chidambaram Stadium on 26 March 2024. This match will be played at 7:30 pm. It remains to be seen whether CSK will be successful in maintaining its winning streak.

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