IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) top-order batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad said that after the early dismissal of the Indian Premier League (IPL), he got a boost from captain MS Dhoni and he opened up in the subsequent matches. Helped to play and perform well.
He played innings of 65 not out against Royal Challengers Bangalore, 72 against Kolkata Knight Riders and 62 not out against Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in the last three games of last season.
He said that after the third match, the talk of captain Dhoni encouraged him to play openly.
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The Maharashtra batsman told the Chennai Super Kings website, “Dhoni told me that I should enjoy my cricket and don’t think about the result.” Just enjoy the atmosphere, be patient. He was confident that if I stopped at the crease, I would be able to make an impact. ”
He said, “I think it was good for me because I was looking for results without thinking about the process.” So it helped me a lot. ”
When asked about the upcoming IPL starting on April 9, he said, “There is no pressure”.
He said that ‘process’ has great importance in the team of Chennai and Dhoni’s world.
The 24-year-old batsman said, “The atmosphere there is such that I pay attention to the process rather than the result.” I just want to enjoy the process and ensure that I contribute to every opportunity I get for the team. ”
The Chennai team will begin their campaign against the Delhi Capitals on 10 April in Mumbai.
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