GT vs MI: Miller-Abhinav’s killer innings, Rashid-Ahmed’s shining ‘Noor’, Gujarat Titans won after losing 2 matches at home


Gujarat Titans beat Mumbai Indians by 55 runs

New Delhi. In the 35th match of IPL 2023, Gujarat Titans defeated Mumbai Indians by 55 runs at their home ground i.e. Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. Batting first, Gujarat Titans, led by Hardik Pandya, scored 207 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai Indians scored 152 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai had lost 5 wickets for 59 runs in 11 overs. After this the team could not return to the match and lost the match. This is Mumbai’s fourth defeat. At the same time, Gujarat Titans registered their first win after losing two matches at home. With this victory, Gujarat Titans have also got 10 points equal to Chennai Super Kings.

Rashid-Noor also shine
Chasing the target of 208 runs, Mumbai Indians got off to a bad start. Captain Rohit Sharma 2, Ishaan Kishan 13 and Cameron Green were dismissed after scoring 33 runs. Mumbai had lost 5 wickets for 59 runs. Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmed broke the back of Mumbai’s batting by taking 2-2 wickets in the same over. Rashid and Noor Ahmed took 5 wickets for 64 runs in 8 overs of their quota. That is, these two spinners of Afghanistan cleared half the Mumbai team.

Suryakumar Yadav definitely played some sharp shots. But, he too got out after scoring 23 runs in 12 balls. After this, Nehal Vadhera also hit 40 runs in 21 balls with the help of 3 sixes and as many fours. But, even he could not avoid the defeat of Mumbai.

Earlier, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to bowl first. Arjun Tendulkar gave the first success to Mumbai very soon. He got Wriddhiman Saha caught out behind the wicket by Ishaan Kishan. After this, Hardik Pandya also got out after scoring 13 runs. However, Shubman Gill stood firm from one end and completed his half-century. Gill got out after scoring 56 runs. At one time Gujarat’s score was 99 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 12 overs. But in the last 8 overs, Gujarat scored 108 runs. That is, scored runs at the rate of 13 runs per over.

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Miller-Manohar’s fiery innings
David Miller and Abhinav Manohar played quick innings for Gujarat Titans. Both the batsmen could not complete their half-centuries. But, definitely fulfilled the need of the team. Miller hit 46 runs in 22 balls before getting out. At the same time, Manohar scored 42 runs in 21 balls at a strike rate of 200. There was a 71-run partnership in 35 balls for the fifth wicket between the two. In the last, Rahut Tewatia also showed his hands openly and hit 20 runs in just 5 balls with the help of 3 sixes. In this way Gujarat scored 207 runs in 20 overs.

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