IPL 2023: Shivam Dube joins the elite list of CSK family as he smashes three consecutive half-century

In what can only be described as an exceptional display of power hitting, Shivam Dube played an incredible innings to get his fifty in just 29 deliveries, but despite his best efforts, the match was lost.

Dube, who has been in excellent form throughout the season, played some magnificent shots and brought up his fifty with a huge six. This is the third consecutive fifty for the young all-rounder and he has certainly established himself as one of the most exciting players to watch in the tournament.

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Most consecutive 50-plus scores for CSK in the IPL:
4 – Faf du Plessis (2021)
4 – Devon Conway (2023)
3 – Ruturaj Gaikwad (2020)
3 – Devon Conway (2022)
3 – Shivam Dube (2023)

Match Highlights –

Rajasthan Royals dominated Chennai Super Kings once again, winning by 32 runs and securing their position at the top of the leaderboard. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 77 runs off 43 balls, helping the team set a target of 202 runs.

CSK struggled to keep up, with Devon Conway scoring only 8 runs off 16 deliveries. Despite Shivam Dube’s 52 runs off 33 balls, CSK fell short of the target. Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers were exceptional, not giving CSK any room to settle.

This win shows that Rajasthan Royals are a strong team and will aim to continue their winning streak in the future.

In the post match speech, MS Dhoni, the captain of Chennai Super Kings, expressed his thoughts on the match against Rajasthan Royals.