Tim David teamed up with Tilak Verma to lead Mumbai to victory.Image Credit source: BCCI
New Delhi: The kind of spectacle that would have been expected and desired by the doers of IPL and the fans of Mumbai Indians, it was seen at the Wankhede Stadium. 1000th match of IPL And also the birthday of India and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma. On such an occasion, every Mumbai fan just wanted a win and that too happened, in exactly the same way as a year ago and once again Tim David played a key role in this, who was kept out for 6 matches.
The evening of Sunday 30 April was historic at the Wankhede Stadium. The match played between Mumbai and Rajasthan Royals was the 1000th match in IPL history. Both the teams did not disappoint on this special event and presented an exciting match. At the same time, Rohit Sharma, who is celebrating his 36th birthday, could not do anything with the bat, but his team definitely gave the gift of victory.
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Finished off with 3 sixes
His explosive batsman Tim David played the biggest role in doing this work for Rohit and Mumbai on this special day. When Mumbai needed 61 runs in 26 balls, Tim David entered at number six. From here David did the same thing for Mumbai, which Kieron Pollard was doing for the last several seasons.
David, who was bought for Rs 8.25 crore, hit an unbeaten 45 in just 14 balls while batting fast. The team needed 17 runs in the last over and David ended the match by hitting 3 consecutive sixes in the first 3 balls of the over.
Tim David, take a bow 🔥
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) April 30, 2023
Returned again, was out for 6 matches
With this, Mumbai again returned to the path of victory after the defeat in two consecutive matches. Coincidentally, exactly a year ago, on April 30, Mumbai had returned to winning ways after losing 8 consecutive matches. That match was also played against Rajasthan and there also Tim David scored an unbeaten 20 runs in 9 balls to take the team to the target.
1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣th IPL match. Special Occasion…
…And it ends with an electrifying finish courtesy Tim David & @mipaltan 💥💥💥
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 30, 2023
In this season, Tim David has remained a constant part of the team, but in the last season, captain Rohit Sharma made him sit after the failure of the first two matches. Team David was out for 6 consecutive matches. Mumbai had lost all those matches as well. Then on April 30, he returned against Rajasthan and contributed to the victory there.
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