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Who would have thought..: New CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad opens up on chat with former teammate Faf du Plessis

Who would have thought..: New CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad opens up on chat with former teammate Faf du Plessis

Ruturaj and du Plessis shared a special bond during their time at CSK. In 2022 IPL winning captain, the duo scored tons of runs for their team, with Ruturaj winning the Orange Cap,

Amidst the many battles that the IPL 2024 opener between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bengaluru will throw up, former teammates and captains of opposition teams Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis will take the central stage. The two shares a great bond with each other, having shared the dressing room in the past. On Friday, Ruturaj opened up on the chat he had with Faf du Plessis ahead of the CSK vs RCB match.

During their time together at Chennai Super Kings in the 2021 IPL, Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad got along very well. During CSK’s winning run in the 2022 Indian Premier League, the pair rapidly developed a remarkable chemistry at the top. Du Plessis finished with 633 runs as Chennai won their fourth IPL championship, while Ruturaj won the Orange Cap with 635 runs.

Speaking to IPL, Ruturaj discussed his conversation with Du Plessis and the wonderful moment the two men will experience together when they take center stagefor the crucial toss in the Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru match.

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I just met Faf (du Plessis) in the meeting and I said, ‘Who would have thought a few years down the line, You playing for RCB and you leading RCB and you and me sharing the stage as a toss.

So a lot to look forward to. And I think it is one of the most exciting first day games to look forward to,” Ruturaj said.

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