Ravindra Jadeja just showed why he’s the best finisher in India at the moment in IPL 2021. The CSK all-rounder completely annihilated Harshal Patel in the final over of the innings. Ravindra Jadeja initially took his time but when the time arrived he made a mess of Patel’s bowling figures.
He was RCB’s best bowler before the 20th over but Jadeja took him to the cleaners. Jadeja hit him for 4 consecutive sixes in the last over and kept peppering the leg-side boundary.
Ravindra Jadeja hits 37 runs in the 20th over against RCB
On every occasion, Harshal Patel missed the yorker and Jadeja made him pay by depositing him into the stands. Eventually, Jadeja struck 37 runs in the final over and equalled the record of most runs in an over in IPL history.
At one stage CSK was looking at a target of around 160 but Jadeja had other ideas. After his onslaught in the final over CSK reached a mammoth total of 191 runs after 20 overs.
Mow its game on in Mumbai as RCB will have to bat extremely well now to defeat CSK. After the final over captain Virat Kohli was visibly upset with the lengths Harshal bowled Jadeja. Every ball was in the slot and a player of the quality of Jadeja needed no second invitation. Jadeja finished with 62 in mere 28 deliveries as he hit 4 boundaries and 5 sixes.
Meanwhile, here’s how experts and fans reacted after Ravindra Jadeja produced one of the all-time great knocks in IPL history. From Virender Sehwag to Harsha Bhogle all were in awe of Jadeja’s hitting in the death overs.
@cricketaakash aaj din Ravivaar, @imjadeja ka!! Social distancing bat kissing mein bhi!!
Well done Sir Jadeja…. I am lucky to hear Aakash sir commentary on #sundayvibes #ipl2021 #Unacademy pic.twitter.com/a7p1i9hFIn
— RAVINDRA RAJ YADAV (@ravindramaahi) April 25, 2021
Uff! 37! What a tournament Jadeja is having. I think #CSK have enough.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 25, 2021
Ravindra Jadeja smashes Harshal Patel for 37 runs in the final over. The equal most expensive over in the history of the IPL.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) April 25, 2021
Ball 6 aur run 37. Only Sir Jadeja can do it. Unbelievable hitting against the purple cap holder. #CSKvRCB
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 25, 2021
Jadeja was dropped on 0 remember. RCB paying heavy price
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) April 25, 2021
— Jayanth (@itsJayanth_) April 19, 2021
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) April 25, 2021
Building statue for Sir Ravindra Jadeja 💛#CSKvRCB
— SA (@Aravind_SA) April 25, 2021