IPL 2022: 5 records broken by CSK's Gaikwad, Conway vs SRH
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway built a 182-run partnership for the opening wicket
This is the highest score by a CSK opening pair in IPL
The partnership is the highest opening wicket partnership in IPL 2022
Chennai Super Kings got back to the winning way on Sunday after a series of defeats. Under MS Dhoni, who led the side for the first time in IPL 2022, CSK defeated SunRisers Hyderabad by 13 runs. It was their third win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2022.
Batting first, CSK posted 202 for 2 in 20 overs thanks to the 182-run opening wicket partnership between Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway. Ruturaj Gaikwad played a knock of 99 while Devon Conway remained unbeaten on 85. Hyderabad got their first wicket after 17.5 overs as T Natarajan removed Gaikwad to deny him a ton. Mukesh Choudhary scalped took four wickets as CSK restricted SRH to 189/6, registering a win by 13 runs.
SunRisers Hyderabad got an excellent bowling line-up comprising T Natarajan, Umran Malik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Marco Jansen. However, they failed to keep Gaikwad and Conway in check. CSK are ninth in the points table with six points and they will next square off against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday, May 4.
Here are the records were broken by Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway
*The opening wicket partnership between Gaikwad and Conway is the biggest partnership for any wicket by a CSK pair.
*This partnership is also the biggest for any wicket at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
*With this stand, the duo also registered the highest partnership for the opening wicket in this year's IPL.
*Gaikwad and Conway notched up the record for the highest partnership for any wicket against SRH in the history of the IPL.
*During their partnership, Gaikwad and Conway registered the fourth-highest opening partnership in the history of the tournament