IPL 2021 – CSK vs MI: Good news for CSK, Ambati Rayudu’s X-ray shows no fracture, available for RCB game – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) CEO Kasi Viswanathan has given a huge update on Ambati Rayudu’s fitness after the game against Mumbai Indians. Rayudu walked into bat in the second over of the game but did not last long, and was forced to retired hurt after being hit on the wrist by an Adam Milne delivery. The veteran did not take further part in the contest and underwent tests to ascertain the extent of his injury.
IPL 2021 – CSK vs MI: Speaking to ANI, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan said Rayudu’s X-ray reports show no fracture and that is a good sign as CSK play their next game only on Friday against Royal Challengers Bangalore. “His X-ray report showed no fracture and considering we have a few days before we play the next game against RCB, he should be available for selection,” he said. Asked about Chahar, the CEO pointed it was just cramps. “Just cramps, nothing more to it,” he said.
IPL 2021: CSK head coach Stephen Fleming had also signalled that Ambati Rayudu’s injury isn’t as serious as they considered and the CSK batsman should return to the side soon. When asked about the fitness update on Ambati Rayudu and Deepak Chahar in his virtual press conference, Fleming said: “Rayudu’s X-Ray was clear, it was just a bad bruise at that stage and he lost a little bit of grip. We feared that it might be broken but there is good news. Deepak Chahar had a cramp, we will check that, fingers are crossed, they both will come through reasonably okay.”
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IPL 2021 – CSK vs MI: CSK eventually clinched a comfortable 20-run win thanks to the efforts of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Dwayne Bravo. The opener carried his bat to score a stellar 88* to give his side a chance in the game. Dwayne Bravo chipped in with a might cameo, in the end, to take CSK past the 150-run mark, before scalping three wickets with the ball to put the brakes on the CSK chase. The win meant that MS Dhoni-led Chennai moved to the top of the IPL 2021 standings.