IPL 2023 RR vs CSK: Ambati Rayudu registers his name to an embarrassing record list

During the RR vs CSK Clash – Ashwin sent Ambati Rayudu back to the pavilion for a duck. The dismissal of Rayudu raised concerns among netizens and cricket experts, who believe that the role of an impact player is not easy, especially when batting in the second innings.

Rayudu, who was brought in as an impact player, failed to make any impact with the bat. His struggle against Ashwin saw him getting out on the second ball he faced.


Ashwin tossed an off-break outside off, tempting Rayudu to go for a slog sweep. However, Rayudu failed to connect it well and found Jason Holder near deep mid-wicket, who took a comfortable catch.

It is not the first time that Rayudu has struggled to score runs while playing as an impact player. The role of an impact player puts extra pressure on the batsman, who is expected to come and score quick runs without taking much time to settle in. It is a demanding role that not every player is comfortable with.

Impact players dismissed for a duck this season:
Prithvi Shaw (DC) vs RR
Prithvi Shaw (DC) vs RCB
Anukul Roy (KKR) vs DC
Nehal Wadhera (MI) vs PBKS
Ambati Rayudu (CSK) vs RR

Match Highlights –

In their latest encounter, Rajasthan Royals once again demonstrated their supremacy over Chennai Super Kings, securing a comfortable 32-run victory. With this win, the Royals have now won both league games against the formidable team of Chennai Super Kings and have moved up to the top of the leaderboard.

Rajasthan Royals started off strong in the first innings with an impressive batting performance, led by Yashasvi Jaiswal’s 77 runs off 43 balls and Dhruv Jurel’s iconic innings of 34 runs off 15 deliveries. The team set a target of 202 runs, which proved to be too much for Chennai Super Kings.

Although CSK started their second innings positively with Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway opening the innings, Conway struggled at a strike rate of 50.00 and eventually got out for just 8 runs off 16 deliveries. Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed by Ashwin for the second time this season and the sixth time in the IPL overall. Despite Shivam Dube’s impressive innings of 50 runs off 29 deliveries, CSK fell short of the target, losing the game by 32 runs.

The Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers were outstanding and did not allow CSK to settle in the game. With this comprehensive win, Rajasthan Royals have demonstrated that they are a strong contender in the IPL. The team is in excellent form and will look to continue their winning streak in the upcoming matches.