Ravindra Jadeja’s evolution as a finalist in T20 cricket has been one of the main talking points in the Indian Premier League (IPL) over the course of the last two seasons.
It’s fair to say that the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder is currently at the peak of his hitting powers in all formats.
The southpaw leaves no stone unturned to maintain his upward curve as one of the most fearsome hitters for a cricket ball in death. The 32-year-old returned to the net on Monday to hone his hitting skills ahead of the next clash against the Delhi capitals.
CSK’s Twitter user posted a video of it.
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Jadeja will once again be the key to Chennai’s fate in death during their showdown against Rishabh Pant’s Delhi on Monday.
Ravindra Jadeja- The new finalist in town
Jadeja is in the middle of a sensational IPL season with the bat. The spinning bowling all-rounder has consistently contributed impactful cameos at the end of innings.
He was once again in his element in the last game against the Rajasthan Royals while delivering a power stroke clinic. Some of the shots he played would have made even players like AB de Villiers stand up and take notice.
The way Mustafizur Rahman got down on one knee and smoked over the midwicket in the final was a sight to behold.
Jadeja broke an undefeated 15-ball 32, which included four fours and a six to guide Chennai to a total of 189/4 in 20 overs.
The last six balls of a T20 inning used to be MS Dhoni territory, but it’s fair to say that Jadeja has successfully taken over the reins of his patron in recent seasons.
The best example of that came during the first leg of the current season, when he crushed RCB’s Harshal Patel by 37 races in the final.
Overall, Jadeja has faced 19 balls in the twentieth this season and has smashed as many as 64 runs with a strike rate of 336.84 with the help of three fours and as many as seven monster sixes.
Jadeja’s power hitting late in the innings will not only be crucial for Chennai in the playoffs, but also for Team India in the upcoming T20 World Cup.
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