Who selects the ‘Player of the Match’ in IPL? Debate on social media, Akash Chopra’s answer came


Rashid Khan also took 4 wickets after scoring 79 against Mumbai.
Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 103 against Gujarat Titans
Many people on social media were in favor of Surya and many were in favor of Rashid Khan being elected as POTM.

New Delhi. The 16th season of IPL is at the last stage. The 57th match of the season was played between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans. In this match, Suryakumar Yadav (Suryakumar Yadav) from Mumbai gave the team a big win by playing a century. For Gujarat, spinner Rashid Khan played a blistering half-century in the first batting. After this he took 4 wickets in bowling. Seeing the great performance of these players, people on social media started getting curious to know who will be selected as ‘Player of the Match’ and who selects it. Former cricketer Akash Chopra, who is doing commentary in IPL, has explained this in detail.

Akash Chopra, former opener of the Indian cricket team and currently playing the role of commentator, wrote on his official Twitter handle, ‘Those who keep wondering how the POTM award is given and who selects it. A commentator from World Feed (English) is selected for the job. The same person always decides to whom this award should be given.

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Suryakumar scored an unbeaten 103 off 49 balls
Actually, in the match played at Mumbai vs Gujarat Wankhede Stadium, Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 103 off 49 balls with the help of 11 fours and 6 sixes. On the basis of this excellent innings of Surya, Mumbai defeated Gujarat Titans by 27 runs. Batting first in this match, Rashid scored an unbeaten 79 off 32 balls which included 3 fours and 10 sixes. After this he took 4 wickets in bowling. People got divided into two camps on social media. One said that Surya should get the player of the match while the other camp started recommending Rashid Khan for this award. Although Suryakumar Yadav was chosen as the player of the match.

Mumbai scored 218 runs for 5 wickets
Batting first, Gujarat Titans scored 191 runs for 8 wickets on the basis of Rashid Khan’s aggressive innings. In response, Mumbai Indians won the match by scoring 218 runs for 5 wickets on the basis of Suryakumar’s best century.

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