IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Ruturaj Gaikwad performs a shot throughout Match 49© BCCI/IPL
Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming praised Ruturaj Gaikwad and mentioned he’s comfortable that the batsman made essentially the most out of the chance given to him. Fleming’s remarks got here after Gaikwad performed a knock of 72, serving to CSK win the match in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday. “He has performed effectively within the final couple of video games. We’re comfortable that he has taken the chance. We glance again on the missed alternatives when he obtained COVID. He missed out the pre-season, he got here again after about 4-5 weeks in isolation. We tried to get him concerned however he was a great distance from being prepared. So we’re simply comfortable now to create a possibility and he has proven us that he is the correct participant,” Fleming mentioned through the post-match press convention.
CSK chased down the goal of 173 with six wickets in hand. With CSK successful the match in opposition to KKR, Mumbai Indians grew to become the primary crew to qualify for the playoffs this season.
Fleming additionally mentioned that he’s very happy with the victory.
“We had been enjoying effectively, definitely we misplaced wickets and partnership of Rayudu and Ruturaj. However we felt we obtained ourselves able the place we had been in all probability favourites to win… Combined feelings, if you end up sitting right here and out of the competitors, you’re watching not as nervous. Very happy to get the win,” he mentioned.
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