Mumbai Indians defeated Gujarat Titans by 27 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated defending champions Gujarat Titans in a high-scoring thriller at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday, May 12. The gamers from each aspects delivered numerous amazing knocks throughout the game. MI’s Suryakumar Yadav struck an IPL century, smashing 103* off forty nine balls as the hosts set a vast 219-run target.
Meanwhile, GT all-rounder Rashid Khan smashed an unbeaten seventy nine off 32 balls no matter failing to get his group previous the line as they misplaced by means of a margin of 27 runs. Notably, he additionally claimed a four-wicket haul in the first innings. For MI, Impact Player Akash Madhwal took three wickets, whilst Piyush Chawla and Kumar Kartikeya picked two, and Jason Behrendorff scalped one.
While reviewing the IPL 2023 healthy in a video on his YouTube channel, former India opener Aakash Chopra selected Rashid as the most treasured participant (MVP) as a substitute than Suryakumar. He believed that if the Titans’ top-order batters had scored a few extra runs, Rashid can also have single-handedly led his facet to victory over Mumbai.
“The most treasured participant of the suit in my humble opinion, is no longer Suryakumar Yadav. The most treasured participant is Rashid Khan. If he had gotten a little assist from any individual else, if they had been no longer 55/5, Rashid Khan would have single-handedly received them the match,” Chopra said.
218 runs have been scored and in that Rashid picked up 4 wickets: Chopra
The former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batter stated that regardless of MI posting a massive score, the GT leg-spinner stood out with the ball. The 45-year-old delivered that the Afghan all-rounder picked 4 wickets which blanketed each MI openers.
“218 runs have been scored, and in that, he picked up 4 wickets, which blanketed the wickets of each openers, then Nehal Wadhera’s wicket and Tim David’s wicket later. What greater can all and sundry do?” he added.
GT presently leads the IPL 2023 factors desk with sixteen points, whilst MI are in 1/3 region with 14 points. On May 16, Mumbai will face the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. Meanwhile, the Hardik Pandya-led facet will host Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on May 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.