TATA IPL 2023 Gujarat Titans Vs Mumbai Indians Report: Gujarat Titans had played three matches at their home before this match, out of which they lost two and won one. This is his second win at home this season.
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Ahmedabad: The current winner Gujarat Titans defeated Mumbai Indians by 55 runs in the match played at their home Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday. This is Gujarat’s second win in four matches at home in IPL-2023. Batting first in this match, after Shubman Gill’s half-century, Gujarat scored 207 runs losing six wickets in 20 overs on the basis of stormy innings of Abhinav Manohar and David Miller. Mumbai could score only 152 runs after losing nine wickets after playing the entire over.
Shubman Gill, Abhinav Manohar, David Miller played an important role in this victory of Gujarat. Along with this, the Afghan pair of this team also troubled Mumbai a lot. Mumbai batsmen could not stand in front of the spin of Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmed.
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Mumbai’s bad start
Mumbai had to score 208 runs to win. In front of this huge score, the five-time winner needed a fast start but he did not get it. Captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed on the last ball of the second over. Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya caught him out on his own ball. Here Mumbai’s score was only four runs.
The second opener Ishan Kishan also could not last long. On the third ball of the eighth over, Rashid Khan got him caught by Josh Little. Rashid lbw Tilak Verma on the last ball of the same over. Ishan scored 13 runs and Tilak scored two.
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green also failed
Mumbai’s hopes were from Cameron Green. But this player also failed. Afghanistan’s spinner Noor Ahmed bowled Green on the second ball of the 11th over. Green scored 33 runs in 26 balls with the help of three sixes. His wicket fell on a total score of 59 runs. After one ball, Noor also dismissed Tim David. He could not even open the account.
This time it seemed that Suryakumar would do something amazing but Noor Ahmed himself caught him on the last ball of the 13th over and sent him to the pavilion.
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Nehal Wadhera fought
When someone batted for Mumbai, it was left-handed batsman Nehal Wadhera. This batsman scored fast but he did not get support from the other end and by the time he came to the color, the Mumbai giants had sat in the pavilion. Nehal, however, could not complete his half-century even after a lot of effort. He scored 40 runs in 21 balls with the help of three fours and as many sixes. Arjun Tendulkar returned to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs in nine balls. Little caught his catch on the ball of Mohit Sharma.
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Gujarat bowlers amazing
Talking about the bowlers of Gujarat, Noor Ahmed took three wickets for 37 runs in four overs. Rashid Khan achieved two successes by giving 27 runs in four overs. Mohit Sharma also took two wickets. He gave 38 runs in four overs. Captain Pandya got a wicket. He bowled two overs and gave only 10 runs.
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Gill again showed his strength
Even the beginning of Gujarat was not good. Arjun Tendulkar had sent Wriddhiman Saha to the pavilion on the first ball of the third over. Saha took the review after the time was over and the umpire accepted it but Saha could not survive. But then Gill took the lead and scored fast. Captain Pandya could not support him. He became the victim of Piyush Chawla by scoring 13 runs. ,
Gill continued his style and completed his half-century in 30 balls. But after that he could not last long. On the first ball of the 12th over, he was caught by Suryakumar Yadav off the ball of Kumar Kartikeya. Vijay Shankar got out after him. Vijay Shankar also got out after scoring 19 runs. Here Gujarat’s score was 101 runs losing four wickets. Gill scored 56 runs in 34 balls with the help of seven fours and a six.
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Abhinav and Miller hit
Gujarat’s score was 130 runs in 15 overs. From here again Abhinav and Miller started hitting and scored fast. Gujarat scored 74 runs in the last five overs. These runs proved to be match-winners for Gujarat. Abhinav became the victim of Riley Meredith on the first ball of the 19th over. He could not complete the half-century. The same happened with Miller. He was dismissed on the last ball of the 20th over.
Rahul Tewatia scored an unbeaten 20 off five balls with the help of three sixes. Rashid Khan remained unbeaten after scoring two runs. Abhinav played an inning of 42 runs in 21 balls with the help of three fours and as many sixes. Miller scored 46 runs in 22 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes. Rashid Khan remained unbeaten after scoring two runs. Piyush Chawla took two wickets for Mumbai. Tendulkar, Jason Behrendorff, Meredith and Kartikeya took one wicket each.
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Gujarat equals Chennai
After this victory, Gujarat has equaled Chennai. Both the teams now have 10-10 points. The Gujarat team has reached the second position from fourth. He is behind Chennai in terms of net run rate, hence is at number two. Chennai has 10 points from seven matches with five wins and two losses. Same is the condition of Gujarat.