Ruturaj Gaikwad says “You have to be crystal clear” in IPL 2021. Gaikwad is starred with the bat as the Chennai Super Kings. Also, chased down 173 runs against the Delhi Capitals. This win in the Qualifiers meant that CSK have booked a place in their 9th IPL final.
Gaikwad has driven CSK batting from the front with steady runs. At the beat of the arrangement and he scored crucial 70 runs. Gaikwad included 110 runs for the second wicket alongside Robin Uthappa. Before MS Dhoni took the side over the rope. Also, speaking about how he plans his innings. At the post-match presentation ceremony.
“I plan for 2-3 overs, think of who is likely to bowl and who I can target, big-short boundary, who I can target better. You have to be crystal clear, go through the process, take one over at a time and ensure that the required rate doesn’t go up too much and take it deep,” Ruturaj Gaikwad said.
“It’s just normal. Just go through normal routines whatever you have been following throughout the tournament and just try and stay neutral. Each and every game you start from 0, so it’s important to start again and start fresh and be up for a challenge whatever it is,” Gaikwad said.
Lastly, Ruturaj Gaikwad has smashed 603 runs from 15 games at an average of 46.38 including a century and four half-centuries. He hit the form in the last couple of games in the IPL in 2020. Since then he has been scoring runs. Dhoni beside him has been a huge positive for Ruturaj. He admitted that Dhoni always encourages him. Also, urges him to learn from every game.
“Every time, Dhoni tries to encourage me and start afresh every game. Learn from every game and move forward. He said to try and finish the game. It is what separates good players from normal players. I am just looking to learn as much as possible till he is here and stay humble,” Ruturaj Gaikwad added.