He is followed by Sam Curran (131.91), Ambati Rayudu (130.55) and Shane Watson (121.05). That's paying off. He's ahead of Hardik Pandya, and behind only Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran and AB de Villiers. After a brilliant batting effort from Ravindra Jadeja in IPL 2020, Rajasthan Royals posts an appreciation tweet for their former 'Royal'. Despite that, he's been in their league. 01:38 M49: CSK vs KKR – Ravindra Jadeja Interview. ... IPL 2020 hasn't gone the way the Super Kings had planned, but it has heralded the arrival of Jadeja the batsman in the shortest format. Thursday's knock, therefore, was a rarity. "I think it was one game where the climax went in our favour," Dhoni would smile and say after the match. He ended up hitting 21* off eight balls. 02:43 Rockstar Jadeja's match-winning 31*(11) 187,696 02:43 29 Oct 20. Jadeja, the batsman, has been among the best finishers in IPL 2020 by almost any measure. This was Jadeja's sixth cameo this IPL season; he also has a half-century. His batting average of 46.40 and strike rate of 171.85 are the best for his team. Even on Thursday, by the time Jadeja walked in, only 2.4 overs remained and the Super Kings needed 33 to win. But the batting hasn't always been the best, especially when it comes to the white-ball game. That he's not had enough time could be one for the Super Kings post-mortem of the season when they sit back to dissect what went wrong. James Jose /Dubai Filed on September 8, 2020 Ravindra Jadeja spent a good part of the break from cricket in a unique way - with his horses. In a format where batsmen are far more likely to fail than succeed, an effect that is magnified when you bat at No.6, Jadeja's successes have been remarkable. But all five knocks before Thursday, except the unbeaten 25 against SunRisers Hyderabad, had come in losing causes. "I was hitting the ball well in the nets and kept thinking about that and I managed to do that in the match. IPL 2020: But to reach this mark, Jadeja will have to do what he has never done in his IPL career. — Sony Sports (@SonySportsIndia) December 2, 2020. "The last 12 balls you don't have to think too much, just see the ball and hit the ball," Jadeja would say after his latest innings. He hit 33* off 13 in a match the Capitals won off the penultimate ball. Ravindra Jadeja needs to up his game to aid CSK's charge in IPL 2020. Before this tournament, his IPL batting average (24.08) and strike rate (122.66) were fairly ordinary. He got the opportunity to do so after top-order collapses. In the middle or latter part, he has been outstanding and that's satisfying for us," said Fleming after Thursday night's game. Just see the ball and hit the ball. IPL 2020 / News / Ravindra Jadeja hits last two balls for sixes to stun KKR ... Ravindra Jadeja walloped the free hit for six and got an outside edge for four next. Or put another way, his batting has been as effective as those gents. Dream 11 IPL 2020 Sept 19 - Nov 10. Jadeja has played plenty of cameos this season, and has aggregated 232 runs in 13 matches at an average of 171.85. All he needs is more time in the middle. Hitting the ball well while training while not having missed a single training session in the two months that the Super Kings have been in the UAE is a lot of balls hit well. In a team beset by batting worries, he's been an unheralded superstar. He's shown the class of Pooran, timing of de Villiers and finishing of Dhoni. © 2009-2020 Independent News Service. And when the match got stuck in the last over too -- seven needed of two deliveries -- Jadeja smashed two big sixes to finish off the game. Scoring at that rate, and getting out as infrequently, should lead to a promotion in the batting order so that the team can maximise his utility, but that hasn't happened. IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja celebrated in style after smashing sixes off the final two deliveries to help Chennai Super Kings record a memorable win. Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in their IPL 2020 clash at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. He has been the only one in our team who has scored in the death overs," CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said after the win over KKR on Thursday. But, in the shortest format, Jadeja's batting had never reached those heights on any consistent basis. Most of the sides have at least one or two hard-hitters down the order who can capitalise in the last three or four overs.". ", Fleming seemed to echo a similar sentiment, almost hinting that too much time in the middle might be counter-productive. There is something to be said for keeping a player back and sending him in when there is limited time left in the game because of how individuals work. The Super Kings have only one match left, but even if it won't affect qualification, it's worth investing a little more in Jadeja, the batsman. Better than Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis, faster than Sam Curran and MS Dhoni. Winning every game always means a lot to us," said Jadeja on Thursday. Jadeja's hitting prowess at the death has stood out in IPL 2020. "He has been the only person in our team who has taken that job of scoring runs in the last few overs. IPL 2020: Fans hail Ravindra Jadeja after match-winning cameo against Kolkata Knight Riders Ravindra Jadeja powered Chennai Super Kings to … Relive the stunning moment here Outlook Web Bureau 07 October 2020 Yesterday Ravindra Jadeja was at his very best with the bat as he guided CSK over a win against KKR. Unlike Pollard, he hasn't had the luxury of a top order that's also firing. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has shared an inspirational post on his Instagram story as his side struggle in the ongoing IPL 2020. Jadeja came in at No.7 in the Super Kings' first defeat against the Knight Riders, with 39 to get in 2.5 overs. Unlike Pooran and de Villiers - when not shielded against leg-spin - he hasn't had the luxury of time in the middle before exploding. He had 50 off 35 against the Sunrisers Hyderabad and 35* off 30 against the Rajasthan Royals. “Ravindra Jadeja sustained a concussion after being hit on the left side of his forehead in the final over of the first innings of the first T20I against Australia in Canberra on December 4, 2020,” “The diagnosis was confirmed based on a clinical assessment in the dressing room during the innings break by the BCCI Medical Team. "He's very free," Fleming said. Just for perspective, Faf Du Plessis, with a strike rate of 140.7 is at number two. Jadeja has done this despite batting mostly at No. He trains very hard, and hasn't missed a training. You can bat with a free mind, and be at your most effective perhaps when you know there is only one way to play. "This season he (Jadeja) has been fantastic. Fact or myth: Does twilight really make a difference in day-night Tests? On the other hand, in IPL 2020 itself Jadeja has shown he can bat long too. In five other innings, however, he did not get going. "This season he … IPL 2020 was a little different, however. Jadeja’s post on his Instagram story read, “We can win, we must win, we will win.” IPL 2020 seems to have brought asperity for one of the most-favourite teams of the league. I was looking to not loose my shape, and I knew if they bowled in my arc, I could hit a six. If it’s a hamstring injury, the Indian all-rounder is expected to be sidelined for over 3 weeks, according to reports. This year, those numbers are out of sight. Ravindra Jadeja - Chennai's batting Super King. Ravindra Jadeja got the replica of a golden sword from the CSK management CSK will play Mumbai Indians in the 1st match of IPL 2020 on September 19 Chennai Super Kings on Thursday made special gestures for star players Shane Watson and Ravindra Jadeja ahead of the new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates. "I knew that if they bowl in my arc I would definitely look to hit a six. He hits a lot of balls. Concussion and dodgy hamstring may keep Ravindra Jadeja out of first Test vs Australia As per ICC's concussion protocols, a player needs to be rested for … - Jadeja after his innings of 31* off 11 balls to win a last-ball thriller against the Kolkata Knight Riders. CSK vs KKR 2020, IPL Today Match Report: Ruturaj Gaikwad Fifty, Ravindra Jadeja Blitzkrieg Help Chennai Super Kings Clinch Thriller vs Kolkata … That was the simple planning behind it. He's not just using his power, at times he has scored through the point region if the field is up. "This season he has been fantastic," Dhoni said after the win against the Knight Riders. "At times he's almost tried to play too smart but now he's just playing free and seeing the ball and just hitting it beautifully.". The management are reportedly skeptical to let Jadeja play the pink-ball Test with no practice. "I'm not sure he's missed training since we've been here." IPL 2020: Ravindra Jadeja's flourish with the bat towards the end of the innings has been one of the rare bright spots for the Chennai Super Kings this season. IPL 2020: Ravindra Jadeja Blitzkrieg Sees CSK Beat KKR & Send MI into Play-offs Ravindra Jadeja smashed consecutive sixes in the final over as Chennai Super Kings put a big dent in Kolkata Knight Riders' chances of reaching the IPL 2020 play-offs with a thrilling six-wicket win. His strike rate of 171.85 is, by far, the highest for CSK in the tournament. IPL 2020: 'We could hear Rabindra Sangeet from Jadeja's bat' - Aakash Chopra on his match-winning knock for CSK against KKR Ravindra Jadeja scored an … 55,409 00:43 29 Oct 20. The Super Kings did act on the inherent logic of this, which is why Curran earned promotions. Apart from a few rare glimpses, Jadeja has struggled to turn up with the bat. Jadeja, the batsman, has been among the best finishers in IPL 2020 by almost any measure. Against the Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings’ left-arm spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja bowled four overs, conceded 42 runs and took two wickets. However, most of those cameos have come in losing causes. IPL 2020: Jadeja, Shardul drop catches off successive balls as CSK rues missed chances Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder Abhishek Sharma was dropped twice off Deepak Chahar's bowling in the 18th over of the IPL Twenty20 match in Dubai on Friday. - Stephen Fleming, the Chennai Super Kings coach, on Ravindra Jadeja. Looking at his Smart Stats, the value of his quick scoring is starkly apparent: Jadeja's Smart Strike is 195.27, the fourth best in the entire league. Ravindra Jadeja and Faf du Plessis joined hands to complete a sensational catch during KKR Vs CSK match of IPL 2020 in Abu Dhabi. Cricket News: Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round brilliance against New Zealand in the ICC World Cup 2019 semi-final at the jam-packed Old Trafford ground in Manchester wa Total IPL income ₹700,100,000 , IPL Chennai Super Kings , India and 2020 IPL salary ₹70,000,000 of Ravindra Jadeja. IPL 2020: After horses, Jadeja ready to run the course. The BCCI has shed light on the sequence of events that led to Ravindra Jadeja being substituted for Yuzvendra Chahal after suffering a concussion in the first T20I of the series at Canberra. Beat Chennai Super Kings needed 33 to win 2.5 overs Jadeja the allrounder game always a... Coach, on Ravindra Jadeja batting 'freely ', gives CSK something to smile pink-ball with! 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