The highly-anticipated contest between CSK and RCB ended up as a one-sided encounter due to Ravindra Jadeja’s stellar performance with the bat and ball. CSK smashed 37 runs off the last over, which set the tempo for team to win the match easily. Jadeja bowled a brilliant spell of 3/14, which also contained a maiden over. Despite a blistering start from Devdutt Padikkal, the rest of the batsman in RCB line-up couldn’t contribute. Thus, it resulted in a loss by a big margin of 69 runs.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers from this game:
5 – Ravindra Jadeja became only the 3rd player to smash 5 sixes off an over in IPL.
Batsman hitting 5 sixes off an over in IPL:
Chris Gayle vs PWI, 2012
Rahul Tewatia vs PBKS, 2020
Ravindra Jadeja vs RCB, 2021*
17 – CSK have won 17 matches against RCB in IPL history which is joint-most with MI
Most wins vs MI in IPL
CSK – 17*
MI – 17
KKR / PBKS – 14
100 – Ravindra Jadeja became only the 3rd player to pick 100 T20 wickets for CSK after Ravichandran Ashwin and Dwayne Bravo.
200 – Suresh Raina became only the 4th Indian Player to smash 200 sixes in IPL after MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
36 – Ravindra Jadeja equaled the record of Chris Gayle by hitting 36 runs off the over against Harshal Patel with the bat. Chris Gayle had smashed 36 runs off an over against Prasanth Parameshwaran during RCB vs KTK match in 2011.
50 – Shardul Thakur became the 33rd Indian bowler to pick 50 wickets in IPL.
23 – Ravindra Jadeja has picked 23 wickets vs RCB in IPL, which is joint-most for any player.
Most wickets against RCB in IPL
Ravindra Jadeja – 23*
Ashish Nehra – 23
Sandeep Sharma – 23
Harbhajan Singh – 23