As RCB and SRH battled it out on the field, the spotlight was on the bowlers to make critical breakthroughs. Mohammed Sirajknown for his ability to deliver under pressure, took the responsibility upon himself to stem the flow of runs and provide valuable wickets for his team. With precise line and length, Siraj kept the SRH batsmen in check, making it difficult for them to score freely.
Siraj played an important role in winning the game and keeping RCB’s hopes alive for the playoffs. However, RCB’s batting duo of Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis responded with exceptional performances, eventually taking the game home.
In the thrilling encounter between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Mohammed Siraj’s impressive bowling display has propelled him to the eighth position in the IPL 2023 Purple Cap race. Despite picking up just one wicket in his four overs, Siraj showcased exceptional control and accuracy, considering a mere 17 runs . His outstanding performance has seen him rise one spot in the leaderboard, from the 9th spot to the 8th spot, firmly establishing his presence among the tournament’s leading wicket-takers.
Although Siraj managed only one wicket during his spell, his economy rate of 4.25 exemplified his effectiveness in constraining the opposition’s scoring rate. He consistently hit the right areas, testing the SRH batsmen with his variations in pace and movement off the pitch .
Purple Cap list after SRH vs RCB Match 65:
|Rank||Bowler Name||team||Matches Played||Wickets||Best Bowling||Economy|
|1.||Mohammed Shami||Gujarat Titans||13||twenty three||4/11||7.54|
|2.||Rashid Khan||Gujarat Titans||12||twenty three||4/30||8.04|
|3.||Yuzvendra Chahal||Rajasthan Royals||13||twenty one||4/17||8.02|
|4.||Piyush Chawla||Mumbai Indians||13||20||3/22||7.66|
|5.||Varun Chakaravarthy||Kolkata Knight Riders||13||19||4/15||8.03|
|6.||Tushar Deshpande||Chennai Super Kings||13||19||3/45||9.79|
|7.||Mohit Sharma||Gujarat Titans||10||17||4/28||7.45|
|8.||Mohammed Siraj||Royal Challengers Bangalore||13||17||4/21||7.47|
|9.||Ravindra Jadeja||Chennai Super Kings||13||16||3/20||7.22|
|10.||Arshdeep Singh||Punjab Kings||13||16||4/29||9.67|