Suryakumar Yadav‘s incredible batting display propelled Mumbai Indians to a comfortable victory over defending champions Gujarat Titans in the IPL. Mumbai scored 218 runs in their 20 overs, which Gujarat Titans failed to chase, eventually losing the game by 27 runs. As a result, the IPL 2023 Purple Cap list has seen quite a few changes after tonight’s high-scoring encounter.
Rashid Khan the magician
In a game filled with breathtaking moments, one player shone brilliantly amidst the chaos – Rashid Khan. The Afghan sensation showcased his prowess not only with the ball but also with the bat, leaving a lasting impression on the match.
With the ball in hand, Rashid proved to be an enigma for the opposition batsmen. Despite the challenging nature of T20 cricket for bowlers, he effortlessly claimed four wickets, conceding a mere 30 runs. Rashid Khan‘s contributions were not limited to his bowling prowess alone. In a surprising turn of events, he showcased his batting abilities by smashing a scintillating 79 off just 32 balls, making it his highest T20 score ever.
With his outstanding all-round performance, Rashid Khan has rightfully earned the prestigious Purple Cap in the IPL 2023. Leading the bowling charts with an impressive tally of 23 wickets in just 12 games, he has proven himself as a true match-winner.
Chawla continues to be splendid
In a match filled with remarkable performances, Piyush Chawla Emerged as a Pivotal Figure for the Mumbai Indians. Display His Bowling PROWESS, Chawla Played A Crucial Role in his Team’s Victory, Leaving A Lasting IMPA ct on the game. With an impressive haul of two Wickets for 36 Runs in his allotted four overs, Chawla showcased his skill and resilience on the field.
With his impressive performance, he has risen to 3rd place in the prestigious Purple Cap race, further solidifying his status as one of the tournament’s leading bowlers. Chawla has 19 wickets in 12 games and is tied with GT’s Mohammed Shami for the number of wickets s. However, he has a better economy than Shami, and thus, he s one position ahead of him. Shami would have moved up had he taken a wicket but the right-arm pacer went wicketless tonight and thus slipped to the 4th position.
Purple Cap list after MI vs GT Match 57:
|Rank||Bowler Name||team||Matches Played||Wickets||Best Bowling||Economy|
|1.||Rashid Khan||Gujarat Titans||12||twenty three||4/30||8.04|
|2.||Yuzvendra Chahal||Rajasthan Royals||12||twenty one||4/17||7.91|
|3.||Piyush Chawla||Mumbai Indians||12||19||3/22||7.59|
|4.||Mohammed Shami||Gujarat Titans||12||19||4/11||7.74|
|5.||Tushar Deshpande||Chennai Super Kings||12||19||3/45||10.01|
|6.||Varun Chakaravarthy||Kolkata Knight Riders||12||17||4/15||7.94|
|7.||Ravindra Jadeja||Chennai Super Kings||12||16||3/20||7.13|
|8.||Arshdeep Singh||Punjab Kings||11||16||4/29||9.79|
|9.||Mohammed Siraj||Royal Challengers Bangalore||11||15||4/21||7.92|
|10.||Ravichandran Ashwin||Rajasthan Royals||12||14||2/23||7.44|