Robin Uthappa says “Ruturaj is much like Mahi” on Ruturaj Gaikwad in IPL 21. Robin Uthappa is currently part of the Chennai Super Kings squad. He has praised highly of his fellow teammate Gaikwad. He praise Gaikwad for his calm attitude and mentioned that his manner is similar. Also, MS Dhoni is always known for his cool-headed nature. Chennai posted a short video clip from their official Twitter account. Where Uthappa is seen applauding Gaikwad’s character. Also, feels that CSK is lucky enough to have the 24-year old in their ranks.
“Calm, composed than before? Robbing ft. Rate! #WhistlePodu #YellowLove @Ruutu1331 @robbieuthappa”
Chennai Super Kings posted on Twitter
While mentioning the similarities. It is between Gaikwad’s and MSD’s characters.
“I think the character showed from Rutu (Ruturaj Gaikwad), I think is unbelievable. Also, think he is an incredible talent that we are lucky enough to have and his demeanor is much like Mahi (Dhoni) calm, composed, chilled out, and a really nice human being. I really like him, he’s a great kid,” Uthappa said.
MS Dhoni is considered one of the calmest cricketers in the world. Also, to be compared with him is an incredible compliment for Gaikwad. Ruturaj Gaikwad’s serene composure was seen. During the first match of Phase 2 of the Indian Premier League 2021. Between Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians. The Chennai was in all sorts of trouble and lost four wickets for a mere 25 runs.
Moreover, Gaikwad showed a collected and commendable character. As well as pulled his side out of danger. He played a match-winning knock of 88* under pressure.
Lastly, Robin Uthappa talked about not losing early wickets during the powerplay. Uthappa mentioned a particular T20 stat. Which said that if a team loses two or more wickets in the powerplay. Also, the chances of winning the match become only 10 percent.