The IPL 2023 match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (May 12). After Suryakumar Yadav’s storming century, Mumbai Indians won by 27 runs on the strength of strong performance by the bowlers. With this win, Mumbai Indians have once again reached the third position. Experienced spinner Piyush Chawla played an important role in Mumbai’s victory. Speaking after this match, he made an important revelation.
Piyush Chawla, who was not bought by anyone last year, has justified the faith shown by Mumbai Indians this season. He made a brilliant comeback with 19 wickets in the tournament so far. He also picked up two wickets against Gujarat for 36 runs in 4 overs.
Talking about his performance, he said,
“I am playing for my son. He was very young when I was at the peak of my career. He did not understand cricket. Now he tells me how I played.”
It was necessary for Mumbai to win this match to maintain the challenge in the tournament. Mumbai won this match on the strength of excellent team performance. Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai scored 218 runs in 20 overs. Experienced Suryakumar Yadav contributed an unbeaten 103 off just 49 balls for Mumbai. He is supported by Ishaan Kishan and Vishnu Vinodi. So, Rashid Khan took four wickets for Gujarat. While chasing big runs, Gujarat’s main batsmen could not build an innings. However, Rashid Khan fought alone till the end by scoring 79 runs off 32 balls. But, he could not prevent the defeat of the team. Suryakumar Yadav, who scored an unbeaten century, was awarded the man of the match award.
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