In YPL 2023, Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans match was played on Thursday (April 13). Held at Mohli For this match, experienced fast bowler Mohit Sharma was given a chance in the Gujarat team. After a gap of almost three years, he was seen playing in the IPL. After his comeback, his name was widely discussed on social media.
Experienced Mohit Sharma got a chance in place of young Yash Dayal for this match. Mohit, who was once the leading fast bowler of the Indian team as well as Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in the IPL, had not participated in the IPL for the last three seasons. However, this time he got a chance to make a comeback.
He played his last match for Delhi against Punjab in IPL 2020. After this, after a period of 935 days, he showed a strong performance by entering the field. In this match, he showed his old bowling edge. In his 4 overs, he conceded only 18 runs and got the crucial wickets of Jitesh Sharma and Sam Karan.
After his comeback, a fan wrote,
He is purple cap holder in 2014 IPL💛🔥 pic.twitter.com/lqQ1P61FeC
— Nani fan of Dhoni (@nani71224) April 13, 2023
‘The 2014 Purple Cap winner is back’
First Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, Karn Sharma and now Mohit Sharma. It’s good to see them getting a chance to play ipl ❤️❤️
— Vishal Jeswani (@VishalJeswani14) April 13, 2023
‘Seeing Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla and now Mohit Sharma reminded me of the old days.’
Mohit took 23 wickets while playing for Chennai in 2013. After that he got an opportunity to play in the 2014 T20 World Cup and 2015 ODI World Cup for the Indian team. However, he could not play for the Indian team after 2015. In 2014, he won the Purple Cap while playing for Chennai Super Kings.
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