Abu Dhabi, Oct 3 (IANS) Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal played a major role in Rajasthan Royals’ thumping win over Chennai Super Kings as he smashed the third-fastest fifty (50 of 19 balls) of IPL 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.
The Sanju Samson-led side chased down 190 comfortably with seven wickets in hand and 15 balls to spare as Shivam Dube along with Yashasvi hit 64 and 50 respectively.
After the match, Yashasvi told the IPL website in a video interaction that he is happy to get CSK captain MS Dhoni’s signature on his bat.
“I was thinking about looking at the wicket first, but we were chasing 190, I knew the wicket must be good. I was just looking at capitalising on the loose balls and giving my team a good start so that we are able to chase 190,” Jaiswal told teammates Anuj Rawat and Shivam Dube in a video posted on iplt20.com.
“I took the signature of MS Dhoni on my bat after the match, I am really happy,” he added.
Meanwhile Dube said, “When I went out there to bat, we were at top and I was just focusing on playing my natural game so that we are able to chase down the total quickly.”