Last update: May 03, 2023, 11:53 PM IST
MI captain Rohit Sharma is a happy man after another impressive victory. (Photo credit: Sportzpics)
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Mumbai Indians’ power hitting lineup purrs and how. For the second time in a row, they chased a total of over 200 in IPL 2023. They might have needed a final hat-trick of six to beat Rajasthan Royals, but against Punjab Kings, it didn’t. There was no late drama thanks to some sensational hitting in Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav that all but sealed the chase.
Against RR, MI chased 213 with three deliveries to spare. Against PBKS, they chased 215 with seven deliveries to spare.
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Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav were the two stars of MI’s pursuit. Ishan had the best score with 75 of 41 while SKY had 66 of 31. There was a moment when MI would have felt a bit of nervousness when the well-placed hitters were returned to the dugout by PBKS but Tilak Varma and Tim David made sure there was no late twist.
IPL 2023 Final Points Table
There were matches played in a double header on a weekday. However, only one of them produced a result.
Lucknow Super Giants hosted Chennai Super Kings but rain meant the two teams shared one point each. As the LSG innings drew to a close, rain came to Lucknow and play was not resumed.
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LSG thus took their total points to 11 and replaced Rajasthan Royals in second place. CSK also has 11 points and is now third on the list.
RR, who has 10 points, dropped to fourth place.
MI moved up a spot after adding two points to their tally. With 10 points, they are now sixth after swapping places with PBKS.
Up to four teams now have 10 points and are only separated by net run rate.
First place still goes to Faf du Plessis who scored 466 runs. In fact, there was no change in the top five of the best run-getters list.
Ishan however moved up to 11th place while Tilak now has as many runs as KL Rahul (274 runs).
Mohammed Shami and Tushar Deshpande have 17 wickets each. However, Shami of Gujarat Titans tops the list thanks to a better save rate.
Arshdeep Singh broke into the top three after taking his tally to 16 wickets in 10 matches.
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Piyush Chawla, Mohammed Siraj and Rashid Khan each have 15 wickets. However, Chawla is fourth in the list due to a higher saving rate than the other two.
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