CSK vs KKR: Same responsibility for me in IPL 2022, feels CSK batter Ruturaj Gaikwad

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CSK vs KKR: Same responsibility for me in IPL 2022, feels CSK batter Ruturaj Gaikwad
CSK vs KKR: Same responsibility for me in IPL 2022, feels CSK batter Ruturaj Gaikwad

CSK vs KKR: Same responsibility for me in IPL 2022, feels CSK batter Ruturaj Gaikwad

CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad believes he carries the same responsibility in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

In the first game of IPL 2022, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and chose to field against CSK at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

“Nothing much changes for me from last year. Same responsibility for me. As an opening batsman, there is always a challenge to give good starts. And that stays the same,” Gaikwad told host broadcasters Star Sports before the opening game.

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“Jadeja has been dominating international cricket for a long time now. And the time is ripe for him to get the captaincy. I am really excited and looking forward to it (the season),” he added.

This year CSK will be led by India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. After wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni handed up the captaincy to him on Thursday.

This match will be momentous because it will be the 15th edition of the IPL. However, that will welcome spectators back to the stadiums.

As per COVID-19 rules, the IPL 2022 matches will be held in stadiums in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai. And Pune, with a 25% crowd occupancy rate.

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI):

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja(c), Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni(w), Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, and Tushar Deshpande.

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI):

Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer(c), Nitish Rana, Sam Billings(w), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Jackson, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, and Varun Chakaravarthy.