Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis were in good touch in the IPL finale.

Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis were in good touch in the IPL finale. The two broke a seven-year-old record for the most number of fifty-plus stands for CSK in the league.

Ruturaj and du Plessis stitched a fifty-plus stand in the IPL 2021 final after CSK were put in to bat by Eoin Morgan. It was their 7th fifty-plus stand in IPL 2021 and they surpassed 6 fifty-plus partnerships in a season set by Michael Hussey and Suresh Raina in 2013.

Most fifty-plus stands for CSK in IPL

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis – 7

Suresh Raina and Michael Hussey in 2013 – 6

Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad scored more than 600 runs each becoming the third in the history of the cash-rich league to do so.

IPL seasons with two batsmen from the same team with more than 600 runs

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis for CSK- 2021

Virat Kohlli and AB de Villiers for RCB – 2016

Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle for RCB – 2013

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