Ravindra Jadeja finished the match with a six on the penultimate delivery of the match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Due to the Cauvery row, few protesters entered the MA Chidambaram Stadium and hurled shoes at Faf du Plessis and Jadeja. A video of Du Plessis-Jadeja kicking the shoe out of the playing area went viral.
CSK returned to their home after facing a ban of two years. The two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions did not get the expected welcome on the return to their home stadium in Match 5 of IPL 2018.
Here’s what Jadeja tweeted despite the misbehaviour from spectators —
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) April 11, 2018
Here’s the video of Du Plessis picking up the shoe and Jadeja kicking it out of the boundary line —
As a result, IPL matches of CSK at home have been moved out of the Chepauk stadium. The venue where they will play their home matches has not yet been decided. Because of the protests, a total of 4,000 police personnel were stationed at the stadium in case the protest turned violent during the match.
The Saurashtra all-rounder took one wicket in two overs he bowled and scored 11 runs off 7 deliveries. He hit a monstrous six off Vinay Kumar to help his team achieve the gigantic total of 203 with one ball to spare.