Mitchell Marsh, IPL 2023: 4 wickets – 63 runs, won hearts and awards, lost the match just a little ‘greed’

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Mitchell Marsh, IPL 2023: 4 wickets - 63 runs, won hearts and awards, lost the match just a little 'greed'

Mitchell Marsh took the most wickets for Delhi and also scored the most runs.Image Credit source: BCCI

New Delhi: In the game of cricket, in the competition of two teams, one team always wins. There is always a star of victory, who is chosen as the hero of the match. On the other hand, there is often a player from the losing team who, whether he wins the match or not, definitely wins the heart. However, sometimes such occasions also come, when the player of the losing team not only wins the heart, but also wins the award. delhi capitals Something similar happened with K Mitchell Marsh. He would have won the match too, if he had not been a little greedy.

Delhi Capitals have not had a good time so far in the IPL 2023 season. Most of its stars are failing it time and again. Mitchell Marsh is also one of them. There were high expectations from this star all-rounder, Australia’s T20 World Champion, but he failed in the first part of the season. He had a little contribution with the ball in 7 matches but the bat remained completely silent.

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amazing with the ball

Then came Saturday evening, when this all-rounder from Delhi showed his mettle on both the fronts at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground. Marsh started it with his medium pace and demolished the middle order of Hyderabad. Marsh bowled a maiden in his spell of 4 overs and took 4 big wickets for just 27 runs.

Despite Marsh’s brilliance with the ball, Delhi got a big target of 198 runs. Then the team lost the wicket of captain David Warner on the second ball itself. In such a situation, Marsh, who came at number three, showed the threat of his bat for the first time in this season. He scored his first half-century of this season in just 28 balls.

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If you don’t greed…

During this, Marsh made an excellent partnership of 112 runs with opener Phil Salt. Both were taking Delhi towards victory but then they got salted out in the 12th over. In such a situation, Marsh had a big responsibility, but in a little greed, he did damage to himself and the team. In the 13th over, he hit a six off Akil Hossain.

Marsh got greedy here and tried the same on the next ball outside the off-stump but hit the ball high and was caught out. Marsh got out after scoring 63 runs in 39 balls and Delhi’s wickets started to falter from here. Eventually the whole team could reach only 188 runs in 20 overs and lost by 9 runs. Marsh was adjudged Player of the Match for his excellent performance but the match still slipped out of his hands. Now the people of Delhi will only hope that next time they will win that match along with heart and award.

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