“Deepak looking good in purple not kidding” – Twitter reacts as Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur exchange their IPL jerseys after the CSK vs KKR match

Chennai Super Kings locked horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the last night’s fixture at their den, Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. They were tasked to win this game in order to make it to the playoffs.

Needless to say, they made things a bit more complicated after they failed to execute their plan in the must-win game. The home side mustered just 144/6 in their quota of 20 overs.

In response, Kolkata Knight Riders aced the run-chase in 18.3 overs and won the game by six wickets. After the game between CSK and KKR, a lovely gesture was captured.

Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur exchange their IPL jerseys

CSK player Deepak Chahar and KKR player Shardul Thakur hogged the limelight after they were seen exchanging their IPL jerseys after the game between CSK and KKR.

Deepak Chahar donned the KKR jersey whereas Shardul Thakur donned the CSK jersey and the picture of the same went viral in no time on social media. For the record, Shardul Thakur played for CSK earlier.

CSK released Shardul Thakur during the IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru. Shardul Thakur was traded to the Kolkata Knight Riders by Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2023 mini-auction.

The 31-year-old played nine innings for KKR this season wherein he scored 110 runs including a half-century. On the other hand, he took five wickets to his name.

He played in the last night’s game against Chennai Super Kings where he bowled three overs, conceding 15 runs and taking one wicket. He got rid of dangerous Devon Conway for 30 runs.

On the other hand, Deepak Chahar was quite brilliant with the ball in the powerplay overs where he chipped in with three crucial wickets. Chahar got rid of KKR’s top three batters namely Jason Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Venkatesh Iyer. Overall, he registered 3/27 in three overs.

Back to top button