Khan took three wickets in the game against RR.
Spinners Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmad rose to the event magnificently as Gujarat Titans outplayed Rajasthan Royals with the aid of 9 wickets in Match No. forty eight of the IPL 2023 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Friday night.
While the skilled Afghan recruit Khan claimed 3/14 in 4 overs, his younger countrymate Ahmad again with figures of 2/25 in three, as Titans bowled the Royals out for a paltry 118 in 17.5 overs. Thereafter, the site visitors put on a sturdy batting display, overhauling the whole in solely 13.5 overs. Skipper Hardik Pandya hit 39 off a mere 15 balls after Shubman Gill (36 runs) and Wriddhiman Saha (41 runs*) put on seventy one for the opening wicket.
The win took table-toppers Titans to 14 factors from 10 video games whilst RR continue to be put on 10 factors from as many matches. They now lie in fourth spot on the factors table. “Mohammed Shami looks to be enhancing day by way of day and he additionally holds the pink cap for now. Hardik Pandya too is bowling well. On the different hand, their spin branch has been bowling very well. Rashid Khan and Noor have been bowling beautifully. These 4 have shaped a well-knit bowling unit,” stated JioCinema IPL professional RP Singh.
“Then they have delivered Mohit Sharma after a lengthy time. Every participant is performing their function to perfection. Today especially, the spinners hooked up a stranglehold on the healthy and the Royals did no longer get any danger to bat freely after that,” he added.
Another IPL specialist Brett Lee too praised Khan, saying: “Well, Rashid is cherished all throughout the world. What an asset he is for his very own country. He can show his athleticism, the way he out-thinks batsmen, I suppose he bowled fantastically once more today. He’s had a bit of a challenging run in the closing two or three video games however nowadays he proved once more why he is amongst the fine in the world. 3/14 in 4 overs and as soon as once more he was once outstanding.” Speaking about Pandya, Lee said: “Tonight, he took it upon himself, took a few risks, and bought it (the target).