New Delhi. In IPL 2023, Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans continue to perform brilliantly. The defending champions Gujarat Titans are currently looking the best team of this season. The team’s performance in both batting and bowling has been amazing. Apart from Shubman Gill, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, captain Hardik Pandya has taken over the reins in batting, whereas in bowling, Mohd. The ‘quartet’ of Shami, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma and Noor Ahmed has kept the name of the opposition batsmen strong.
In bowling, Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan are currently at the top of the Purple Cap race. Both of them have taken 19-19 wickets in the current season of IPL. Shami’s bowling average (16.36) and economy (7.23) are currently better than Rashid Khan (bowling average 18.73 and economy 8.09) and he is in first place in the Purple Cap race. Apart from the glare of these two star bowlers, one player is quietly winning the hearts of cricket lovers with his performance.
Took 4 wickets for 29 runs against LSG
Fast bowler Mohit Sharma did not get a chance in the opening matches of Gujarat Titans. But as soon as he got a place in the playing-11, he proved useful for the team by taking full advantage of it. Mohit Sharma took 4 wickets for 29 runs in Sunday’s match against Lucknow Supergiants. Gujarat Titans won the match by 56 runs.
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Better than Shami and Rashid in bowling average, economy and strike rate
Mohit, who has played 26 ODIs and 8 T20 matches for Team India, has taken 12 wickets for 159 runs in eight matches, bowling 22.5 overs, during which his best performance is 4/29. His bowling average is currently 13.25, economy 6.96 and The strike rate is of 11.4. In the Gujarat Titans team, ‘Chinaman’ Noor Ahmed’s economy rate (6.94) is better than Mohit. But in bowling average and strike rate, Mohit is heavy on his colleague bowler.
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Gujarat Titans are on top of the points table
With 16 points in 11 matches, Gujarat Titans are currently at the first position in the points table. Chennai Super Kings team is in second place with 13 points while Lucknow Supergiants team is in third place with 11 points. Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers, Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings have 10-10 points. On the basis of net runrate, RR is fourth, RCB fifth, MI sixth and PBKS seventh.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 08, 2023, 09:33 IST