CSK vs KKR: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis share 3rd highest partnership in IPL 2021

CSK vs KKR: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis share 3rd highest partnership in IPL 2021; Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
CSK vs KKR: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis share 3rd highest partnership in IPL 2021; Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders

CSK vs KKR in IPL 2021: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis share 3rd highest partnership in IPL 2021- Chennai Super Kings openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis shared over a hundred partnership against Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Wednesday. While Ruturaj Gaikwad departed after smashing 64 off 42 deliveries, Faf du Plessis had crossed his fifty at the time of filing his report. In their innings, the duo smashed 9 fours and 6 sixes. In their previous matches, Gaikwad’s failure had affected their opening. The duo took on every bowler in the KKR lineup.

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Take a look at top opening partnerships in IPL 2021. 

Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals are placed on top of the list. They had scored 138 runs against CSK in their opening match. Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul is placed twice in the list with Mayank Agarwal and Deepak Hooda.

Highest partnerships by runs
Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
PP Shaw, S Dhawan 138 1st Capitals v Super Kings Mumbai 10 Apr 2021 T20
KL Rahul, MA Agarwal 122 1st Punjab Kings v Capitals Mumbai 18 Apr 2021 T20
RD Gaikwad, F du Plessis 113* 1st Super Kings v KKR Mumbai 21 Apr 2021 T20
KL Rahul, DJ Hooda 105 3rd Punjab Kings v Royals Mumbai 12 Apr 2021 T20

 

In the match, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) here at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday.

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