IPL 2023: From SKY’s blistering knock to Rashid an’s late blast, Here are all the important news from last night’s IPL match
From several updates on MI vs GT to changes in IPL Points Table, here are the most important updates from last night’s IPL.
IPL 2023 play-offs scenarios: Why MI delaying GT’s qualification is bad news for RR, LSG, and RCB
This was Mumbai’s fourth win in their previous five matches as they’ve now jumped to the third position on the ten-team points table. Gujarat despite the defeat find themselves at the top with 16 points from 12 matches, while CSK have accumulated 15 from the same number of games. Know more.
Suryakumar Yadav’s maiden IPL ton trumps Rashid Khan’s late show
Treating the home crowd to an exhilarating exhibition of 360-degree batting, the Mumbai Indians star floored Gujarat Titans with a power-packed unbeaten 103 off just 49 balls. Rashid Khan hit a few big blows to score 79 (32 balls) but the target was way beyond him and GT. Know more.
Watch: Suryakumar’s unrealistic six off Shami during maiden IPL century gets Sachin Tendulkar gushing over
Througout his knock, Suryakumar showcased a range of shots but one that left many stunned was his six in the penultimate over of the innings against Mohammed Shami. Such was the greatness of the hit that even Sachin Tendulkar — considered as one of the greatest batters in cricketing history — attempted to mock-imitate the shot while sitting near the dugout. Know more.
Watch: Rohit Sharma’s telling act, Hardik’s king-sized gesture for SKY after MI star’s Wankhede masterclass
On Friday, Suryakumar produced a freak show of a knock, to score an unbeaten 103 which saw MI set a target of 219. Meanwhile, as he walked back to the dressing room, Hardik ran to him, put his arms on his shoulders and congratulated him on his knock. Other members of GT including Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma also joined in. Know more.
Suryakumar Yadav ends wait for maiden IPL ton, Virat Kohli’s magnificent three-word reaction breaks the internet
Suryakumar, who had made his debut in the league on April 6, 2012, endured a 4053-day wait for his first three-figure score in IPL. Following his blistering knock in Mumbai, Team India’s star batter Virat Kohli had a brilliant reaction, as he took to his official Instagram account to acknowledge Suryakumar’s ton. He wrote, “Tula maanla bhau,” adding a salute emoji. Know more.