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Twitter Erupts As Ruturaj Gaikwad Scores A Stunning Century Against Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad scored a century against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. This was his first hundred in his IPL career. Ruturaj helped CSK post a stiff target of 190 for the Rajasthan Royals. In this article, we take a look at the Twitter reactions as Ruturaj Gaikwad scores a stunning century against Rajasthan Royals.

Ruturaj Gaikwad scores a stunning century against Rajasthan Royals

Ever since the Maharashtra cricketer started his IPL career, he has been in incredible form. Even after he struggled initially, CSK backed him, and they have reaped rewards in the games that followed.

After the brief blip at the start of IPL 2021, Ruturaj has been the best batsman for CSK. Not only for the franchise, at the moment, but he is also the highest scorer in the league. He has already scored three half-centuries, and his best performance was the century knock against RR.


Twitter erupts to the incredible feat

Although he started relatively slow, as has been the case this season, Rutu picked up steam in the middle-overs. He was especially brutal against the spinners and in all, he scored nine boundaries and five huge hits out of the park.

Until the last delivery of the innings, it was not clear if Ruturaj would get his hundred. With two balls remaining, the player got strike with his score sitting at 95. The penultimate ball of the last over, Rutu played a dot ball. Hence, the situation was such that he had to get a six off the last delivery from Mustafizur Rahman to get to his maiden century. The Maharashtra cricketer did that with a massive hit on the 60th ball he was facing, and the CSK dugout erupted with joy.

Twitter, too, was ecstatic with the performance by Ruturaj Gaikwad. A few felt that he will break into the senior Indian squad for future tournaments. We take a look at a few reactions below:



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