"Thank you for not making me miss Faf" - Fans erupt as Devon Conway scores 87 off 52 balls in DC vs CSK

Devon Conway
Devon Conway is the leading run-scorer for CSK in IPL 2023 so far.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener Devon Conway starred with the bat against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Saturday, May 20. The left-handed batter scored 87 runs off 52 balls at a strike rate of 167.31, including three sixes and 11 boundaries.

The New Zealand batter also shared a 141-run partnership with Ruturaj Gaikwad for the opening wicket. He then shared a 54-run stand with Shivam Dube for the second wicket to put CSK in pole position in a must-win game ahead of playoffs.

Fans on Twitter were delighted with Devon Conwayโ€™s consistency with the bat but some lamented as he missed on his century. One user tweeted:

"Thank you for not making me miss Faf at all."

Here are some of the other best Twitter reactions:

For the uninitiated, Conway has been one of the most consistent batters in IPL 2023. He has so far amassed 584 runs in 14 games at a strike rate of 140.04, including six half-centuries, this season.

The 31-year-old was retained by the Super Kings for Rs 1 crore ahead of the IPL 2023 mini auction following his exploits with the bat during the IPL 2022 campaign. He scored 252 runs in seven games, including three half-centuries, last year.

Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad shine as CSK post 223/3

A clinical batting performance from Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad helped Chennai Super Kings post 223/3 in their allotted 20 overs. Besides Conway, Gaikwad starred with the bat, scoring 79 off 50 deliveries at a strike rate of 158, including seven sixes and three fours.

Meanwhile, Shivam Dube and Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with 22 (9) and 20* (7), respectively. All of the aforementioned batters took all the Capitals bowlers to the cleaners during their power-packed show.

For DC, Khaleel Ahmed, Anrich Nortje, and Chetan Sakariya settled for one wicket apiece.

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Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee
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