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IPL 2024: Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Injury May Increase Tension For Chennai

Sangeeta Viswas
1 month ago

IPL 2024: Ruturaj Gaikwad’s injury may increase tension for Chennai, will it be difficult for the captain to play in IPL 2024? The 46th match of IPL 2024 was a thriller between the Chennai Super Kings and the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Played at the Chepauk stadium, Chennai emerged victorious by a massive 78 runs.

Gaikwad, Suffered An Injury During The Match:-

But hold on, there might be a storm brewing beneath this Chennai win. Their captain, Ruturaj Gaikwad, suffered an injury during the match.

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This injury could throw a wrench in Chennai’s plans for the rest of the season.

Gaikwad got hurt while fielding. It happened during the 15th over, on the fourth ball. The physio rushed onto the field to check on him.

IPL 2024: Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Injury May Increase Tension For Chennai

Gaikwad Did Seem To Be in Pain On The Field:-

There haven’t been any official updates on the severity of the injury. However, Gaikwad did seem to be in pain on the field.

The big question now is: will Gaikwad’s injury derail Chennai’s IPL campaign?

He’s not just the captain, but also a key batsman for the team. Against Hyderabad, he almost scored a century, falling just two runs short. His 54-ball knock included 10 fours and 3 sixes, with a strike rate of nearly 100! This came after his brilliant century (108*) against the Lucknow Super Giants in the previous match.

They Also Had A Valuable Contribution From Daryl Mitchell:-

Talking about the match itself, Chennai batted first and put up a massive 212 runs on the board in their 20 overs. Gaikwad, as mentioned, was the top scorer. They also had a valuable contribution from Daryl Mitchell, who smashed a quickfire 52 off just 32 balls.

Hyderabad, chasing a mammoth target, were bundled out for a mere 134 runs in 18.5 overs.

IPL 2024: Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Injury May Increase Tension For Chennai

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Now, everyone’s waiting to hear about the extent of Gaikwad’s injury and his possible return date.

Do you think Gaikwad’s injury is a big blow for Chennai? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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