Chennai Super Kings on Saturday won the final game of their season. The four time champs beat Delhi Capitals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium by 77 runs. With this win, Chennai became the 2nd team to make it to the play off. The huge win also meant that the first play off game of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 is between Chennai and Gujarat. The game to be played at the MA Chidambaram stadium on Tuesday evening.
The story as it happened –
Ravindra Jadeja has been hogging all the headlines with his social media activity in recent times. The 34 year old had liked a post from a fan on Twitter, after the fan in question criticized and called out the Chennai fans. The reason for it was that every time Jadeja went into bat they would chant Dhoni or celebrate Jadeja’s wicket. This behavior has caught the CSK all rounder by surprise.
Jadeja courts controversy with another Tweet –
Post the big win over Delhi Capitals on Saturday and securing the play off berth, Jadeja was active on social media. While the fans were busy watching the Mumbai vs Hyderabad game, Jadeja was busy keeping the fans guessing.
Jadeja on Sunday shared a quoted text on his Twitter handle which read “Karma will get back you, sooner or later it surely will”
Definitely 👍 pic.twitter.com/JXZNrMjVvC— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) May 21, 2023
Fans left wondering whom this tweet was directed at –
Ravindra Jadeja hasn’t had the best of relationships with the Chennai Super Kings in recent times. After the entire captaincy debacle of 2022, the 34 year old was miffed with the management.
There were rumors that Jadeja might quit the team or be released before the TATA IPL auctions. Just before the December auctions, there was relief that Jadeja was retained and he will be part of the men in yellow.
Jadeja’s season so far –
This season, Ravindra Jadeja has played 13 gams for Chennai and scored 153 runs with a best of 25 not out. His average with the bat is 21 while a strike rate of 137. With the ball he has picked 17 wickets with a best of 3/20 with an economy rate of 7.6. In the game against Delhi, Jadeja scored unbeaten 20 off 7 balls with 3 fours and a six, while picking 1 run while conceding 50 runs from his 4 overs.