New Delhi: Ravichandran Ashwin is playing very good and useful innings with the bat along with the ball in IPL 2022. The star all-rounder also performed brilliantly with both ball and bat against his old team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday as well. Ashwin first took one wicket for 28 runs in 4 overs in the bowling and then he also played an unbeaten and match-winning innings of 40 runs, showing his prowess in batting. During this innings, he hit two fours and one three sixes off 23 balls.
Ravichandran Ashwin, you absolute legend! ???? pic.twitter.com/4qCvLbunF4— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 20, 2022
Let us know that Ashwin has been consistently performing brilliantly with the bat this season and he has so far scored 183 runs off 125 balls. During this time, his average is 30.5. Not only this, Ashwin has scored these runs at an excellent strike rate of 146.4. After the win against CSK, Ashwin's celebration is going viral on social media. Ashwin was awarded the Player of the Match for his all-round performance. Ashwin said after the win, "It's been a great day for us. We have finished the league stage in a very positive way. I opened several times in practice matches. Batting in the nets. I know I can't strike balls with strength. So I keep looking for new ways to score runs. I know my role in bowling as well. Sometimes it happens that the batsmen don't take risks against you, so you get fewer wickets. '
At the same time, if we talk about the match, CSK won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 150 runs for the loss of 6 wickets thanks to the brilliant innings of Moeen Ali (93). Rajasthan achieved this target in 19.4 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Rajasthan will now take on Gujarat Titans in Qualifier-1, while Chennai have already been knocked out of the playoff race.