Mumbai Indians played their 9th match of IPL 2023 season against Rajasthan Royals. In the first eight games of the season, the team won only three games. However, experienced spinner Piyush Chawla is in good form. Chawla continued his form against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday (April 30).
Piyush Chawla has played 8 matches for Mumbai Indians in the current IPL season so far. He has taken at least one wicket in each of these eight matches. Halfway through the IPL season, his wicket tally has reached 13. Against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday, he took 2 wickets for 34 runs in a quota of four overs. Chawla showed Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikal the way to the tent. Although his performances for the team have been excellent this season, Mumbai bought him for just Rs 50 lakh.
Piyush Chawla Performance in IPL 2023
Meanwhile considering this match between the two teams, Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson won the toss and chose to bat first. Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a century for Rajasthan. Jaiswal completed his century in just 53 balls. Opener Jos Buttler scored 18 off 19 balls and was dismissed by Chawla. Skipper Sanju Sammons came in to bat at number three and was once again dismissed cheaply. Sammon lost his wicket for 14 runs off 10 balls in this match. Devdutt Padikal, Jason Holder and Shimran Hetmyer scored 2, 11 and 8 runs respectively in the middle order.
Dhruv Jarel, who came in at number seven, lost his wicket for 2 runs. Although other batsmen in the team failed, Jaiswal’s century helped Rajasthan cross the 200-run mark. Jaiswal played a total of 62 balls and scored 124 runs. 25-year-old Arshad Khan took 3 wickets with 39 runs for Mumbai. (Piyush Chawla’s Stats in IPL 2023)
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