Ravindra Jadeja, playing in front of his home crowd, delivered a stunning performance by smashing 10 runs off the last two balls, securing victory for the Chennai Super Kings and handing a 5-wicket defeat to the defending champions, the Gujarat Titans, in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The CSK camp erupted in ecstatic celebrations, rejoicing in their record-equalling title triumph. While the thrilling on-field action unfolded in the United Kingdom, Virat Kohli, the Indian and Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer, took to Instagram to praise the ‘champion’ Jadeja for his heroic display in the final over, and also gave a special mention to MS Dhoni.
Expressing his admiration, Kohli commended Jadeja for his brilliant six and four on the last two balls, which ultimately secured victory for CSK. In his Instagram post, Kohli wrote, “What a champion, Ravindra Jadeja! Well done CSK, and a special mention to Mahendra Singh Dhoni.”