Today, the second qualifier match of IPL 2023 was played between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Where Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma decided to bowl first after winning the toss and invited Gujarat Titans, captained by Hardik Pandya, to bat.
Gujarat Titans scored 233 runs thanks to Shubman Gill’s century
Batting first, Gujarat Titans started like every time by Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha. Wriddhiman Saha could not do anything special and with the help of 3 fours, the pavilion went on after scoring 18 runs in 16 balls. After that, Sai Sudarshan, who came to bat, started batting in an explosive manner with Shubman Gill.
Both batsmen shared a 138-run partnership for the second wicket, but Sai Sudarshan had to retire hurt on a personal score of 43 runs, while Shubman Gill, standing at the other end, scored 129 runs in just 60 balls with the help of 7 fours and 10 sixes. The huge and explosive innings of runs put his team in a strong position. However, in the 16.5th over, Akash Madhwal got him caught by Tim David and sent him to the pavilion.
While the new batsman Hardik Pandya, who came after this, scored an unbeaten 28 runs in 13 balls while batting in his familiar style, while vice-captain Rashid Khan also washed his hands in the flowing Ganga after scoring 5 runs in 2 balls.
Mumbai Indians out of IPL 2023 after losing by 62 runs
When Mumbai Indians started chasing this target, they experimented due to Ishaan Kishan’s injury and got Nehal Badhera to start the innings with Rohit Sharma, but both the opener batsmen flopped. While Rohit Sharma scored 8 runs, Badhera contributed only 4 runs. Cameron Green, the hero of the last match, could also score only 30 runs today.
After this, Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Verma tried their best to win Mumbai Indians, but Rashid Khan and Mohit Sharma turned the whole match upside down. Where Rashid Khan broke Mumbai’s hopes by clean bowling Tilak Verma, Mohit Sharma showed the way to the pavilion to 4 batsmen including Suryakumar Yadav and also showed Mumbai Indians the way out of IPL 2023. Gujarat Titans won this match by 62 runs.
Mumbai Indians caught in the cunning of Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya today tricked Rohit Sharma in his captaincy trap. Hardik Pandya saved Mohit Sharma and brought him in in the 16th over, till Mohit Sharma came to bowl, Mumbai Indians remained in the match, but after that he got Suryakumar Yadav on his third ball. Clean bowled and put the match in the hands of Gujarat Titans.
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