Fri, 26 May 2023
IPL Updates: Mohit wrecks havoc for MI batters
23:53 Mohit wrecks havoc for MI batters
Mohit Sharma continues, Jordan holes it out to Sai Sudarshan at the boundary. Jordan gone for 2 off 5 balls.
MI 164-9 (17 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Kartikeya is the new batter. Hits the pads, will get a single. Legbye called.
Wicket! Chawla sends it straight to Miller at long on.
Behrendorff is the new batter, he is off the mark with a single. Kartikeya defends it. Single to end the over.
After 17 overs MI are 164-9. They need 70 from 18 balls.
23:47 Rashid removes David; MI in trouble
Rashid is here, David will get a single. Jordan is also off the mark with a single. Loud appeal for LBW! Given! David reviews it. Pitching in line and impact in line, wickets hitting and MI in serious trouble. Tim David gone for 2 off 3 balls.
MI 161-7 (16 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Chawla is the new batter, three more come off it.
23:40 SKY departs after his 50; MI in trouble
Mohit Sharma is the new bowler, SKY defends. Hammers a huge six! BOWLED! Leg stump goes flying. SKY gone for 61 off 38 balls.
MI 156-6 (15 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Tim David is the new batter, he is off the mark with a single.
Vishnu holes it out to Hardik Pandya, who makes no mistake. Vishnu gone for 5 off 7 balls. MI in trouble.
23:36 SKY brings up his half century
Noor Ahmad is here, SKY slams it for a boundary. Backs it with a single. Vishnu is beaten. Will get a single off the next. Appeal for stumping, umpires go upstairs. SKY is safe. Misses the last off the over. 6 came off it. After 13 overs MI are 134-4. They need 110 from 42 balls.
MI 149-4 (14 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
After the time-out, Little is here, starts with a wide. Vishnu skies it, Shami drops it! It was a sitter! Vishnu will get a single. SKY hammers a glorious boundary! SKY makes room for a couple. SKY scoops it for six! With that he brings up his fifty off 33 balls. Single to end the over. 15 came off it. Good over for MI, they need many such big overs. After 14 overs MI are 149-4.
23:19 Little dismisses Green; MI 4 down
Noor continues comes for his third. Starts with a wide. SKY will get a single. The batters almost collided. Green cuts it to long on for a couple. Green is beaten. Slams a huge six! Oversteps, no ball called. Single to end the over. 13 came off it. After 11 overs MI are 123-3.
MI 128-4 (12 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Josh Little is the new bowler, SKY pulls it for a single. CLEAN BOWLED! Green has to walk back scoring 30 off 20 balls.
Vishnu Vinod is the new batter, he is off the mark with a single. SKY flicks it for another single. Vishnu sends it past long on for a couple. Dot to end the over. 5 came off it and a wicket.
After 12 overs MI are 128-4.
23:11 100 come up for Mumbai
Noor continues, SKY cuts it to deep for a single. Green powers it to deep cover for a couple. He slog sweeps for six! Beaten! Doesn't carry but Green will get one run. Single to end the over. 11 came off it. MI are 95-3.
MI 110-3 (10 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Rashid continues, SKY sweeps it to cover for a couple. Plays into the gap, slams a boundary. Excellent shot, another boundary! Sweeps it for a single. Green hammers a boundary. Dot to end the over. 15 came off it. At halfway mark MI are 110-3. They need 124 from 60 balls.
22:59 Green, SKY steady MI innings
After strategic time-out, Green is back on the field. Noor Ahmad is the new bowler, SKY cuts it for a single. Green will get a quick couple. Will get a single from the same area. Green is beaten off the last. Two dots to end the over. 5 came off it.
MI 85-3 (8 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
After 7 overs MI are 77-3. They need 157 from 78 balls.
Rashid continues, SKY welcome shim with a boundary. Jabs it to backward square for a single. Slip for Green, defends. Flicks it for a single. SKY taps it down for none. Comes down the track but no timing, will just get a single. 7 came off it.
After 8 overs MI are 84-3. They need 150 from 72 balls.
22:45 Tilak Varma hammers Shami
Hardik continues, SKY defends first two balls, he drives the next for a single. Varma the aggressor hammers a huge six! SKY ends the over with a boundary. 12 came off it. After 4 overs MI are 41-2.
MI 65-2 (5 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Shami continues, Varma hammers hat-trick of boundaries. Varma dealing on in boundaries. 4th in 4 balls. Sai chases, Varma will get a couple. Glorious six to end the over. 24 came off the over. Shami is humbled. After 5 overs MI are 65-2.
22:34 Rohit departs; Green retired hurt
Hardik comes from the other end, Rohit welcomes him with a boundary. Flicks through leg side for a couple. Will get a quick single. Wide called. Green defends next two. He gets hit, physio called.
MI 29-2 (3 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Green walks off retired hurt.
SKY is the new batter. He is off the mark in style with a boundary. 12 came off it. After 2 overs MI are 21-1.
Shami continues, Rohit defends. Skies the next and is caught by Joshua Little. Rohit gone for 8 off 7 balls.
Tilak Varma is the new batter, direct hit from Rashid but looks home. Sent upstairs, replays show Varma is safe.
SKY cuts it for a single. Varma gets going, hammers a huge six into the stand. Ducks under a bouncer. 8 came off it and a wicket.
After 3 overs MI are 29-2. They need 205 in102 balls.
22:19 Shami strikes, Wadhera departs for 4
MI 9-1 (1 Ovs) vs GT 233-3 | Scorecard
Nehal Wadhera, the impact sub replacing Akash Madhwal, will open with Rohit Sharma. Kishan is still injured. Josh Little is GT's impact sub in for Shubman Gill. Shami starts for GT, Rohit defends it. He plays the next towards mid on for a single. Wadhera leave sit alone. Finds the gap and slams it for four.
Shami strikes! Edge and Saha makes no mistake. Wadhera gone for 4 off 3 balls.
Green is new batter, he is off the mark with a boundary.
21:56 Gill century powers GT to 233-3
Sai Sudharsan is walking off. GT have retired out Sai.
GT 233-3 (20 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Rashid walks in. Jordan bowls the last over. Hardik cuts for a single. Rashid is off the mark with a boundary. Backs it with a single. Hardik just gets a single. Wide called. Edge and ball races to the boundary. Hardik ends GT innings in style with six! 19 came off it.
After their stipulated 20 overs GT are 233-3.
21:55 Scoring rates comes down
Behrendorff is back into the attack, Hardik misses. He gets a single off the Yorker. Sai misses and gets a single off the next. With that 200 come up for GT. Hardik cuts it for a single. Sai end the over with a boundary. 7 came off it. After 18 overs GT are 205-2.
GT 214-2 (19 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Rohit is off the field, SKY is marshalling the MI fielders now. Madhwal is here, Hardik welcomes him with six! He will get a couple off the next. Misses the next. Hardik hits hard, will just get a single. Excellent bowling from Madhwal to restrict Sai. Two dots to end the over. 9 came off it. After 19 overs GT are 214-2.
21:41 Madhwal dismisses Gill; GT 2 down
Jordan continues, starts with a wide. Gill hammers a boundary. Another wide. Cuts it to cover for a single. Into the gaps and Sai hammers a boundary. Back-to-back boundaries for Sai. 17 came off it. After 16 overs GT are 183-1.
GT 198-2 (17 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Vinod is out as the sub keeper for Kishan. Madhwal is here. Gill and Sai deal in singles. Gill slams it for four towards off side boundary. Yorker and Gill will get a single. No ball called as Madhwal overstepped. Single off the free hit.
Gill departs! Straight into the hands of Tim David. 99 runs later David takes it. Gill gone for 129 off 60.
Bouncer to the new batter Hardik. Boundary! No ball called. Madhwal apologises for the short ball. Single to end the over. 15 runs and a wicket came off it. After 17 overs GT are 198-2.
21:21 Gill brings up his century
Green is here, Gill on 99. Nudges it for one to bring up his 100. It took him 19 balls to get there. His third hundred of IPL 2023. Sai misses but will get a single. Gill launches over the bowlers head for six! Finds the gap and it will race to the boundary. Pulls it for another six! Taps it down for a single.
GT 166-1 (15 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
19 came off it. After 15 overs GT are 166-1.
Chawla is brought into the attack, Gill welcomes him with a majestic six! Backs it with quick two. Slaps it for four runs! Comes down the track and launches it for a huge six! Just one and with that he moves to 98 off 47 balls. One handed shot from Sai will yield just a single. 20 came off it.
GT 147-1 (14 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Chris Jordan is here, Rohit using all his bowlers to remove Gill. Sai gets a quick single to put Gill on strike. Gill flicks it towards cover for a single. Sai launches it over midwicket for six! Low bounces, Sai misses it. Ducks under a bouncer. Loud shout for LBW but its missing leg. Three dots to end the over. 8 came off it.
After 14 overs GT are 147-1.
21:01 Gill is unstoppable!
Green is back into the attack, Gill powers it to midwicket for a single. Sai hammers a boundary. Green drops a difficult catch off the return, Gill survives again at 59 this time. Dot to end the over. 7 came off it. After 11 overs GT are 98-1.
GT 119-1 (12 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Madhwal is also back into the attack, Gill welcomes him with a glorious six! Gill on fire! Shot ball and Gill is not intimidated by it and hammers it for another six! Backs it with a six. Sai flicks it to deep midwicket for a single. Gill hammers another six! Single to end the over. 21 came off it. After 12 overs GT are 119-1.
20:52 Gill brings up his half century
After the strategic time-out, Kartikeya is back. Gill will get just a single. Sai taps for a single. Gill plays it towards leg side to bring up his half century off 32 balls. Samisses it but will still get a single. Gill slog sweeps it for six! Single to end the over. 11 came off it.
GT 91-1 (10 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
After 10 overs GT are 91-1.
20:44 Gill, Sai resurrect GT Innings
Change in bowling, Kartikeya is here. Sai and Gill deal in singles. Gill comes down the pitch and is beaten. Kishan is little slower in removing the bails. Gill living dangerously another drop catch. Two more singles to end the over. 5 came off it. After 8 overs GT are 64-1.
GT 80-1 (9 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Chawla continues, Sai slams it for a boundary. Backs it with a single. Gill hammers it for six! Good running, will get a couple. With that Gill is on 45 off 28. Gill is on fire! Two more added to his total. Slams it hard but will get just a single. Gill batting on 48 off 30. After 9 overs GT are 80-1.
20:37 Chawla provides breakthrough, removes Saha
After the powerplay, Chawla is here, Gill will get a couple. Backs it with a single. Saha gone! Saha comes down the track and Kishan does the rest! Saha gone for 18 off 16 balls.
GT 59-1 (7 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Sai Sudharsan is the new batter and he is off the mark with a couple. Backs it with a single. Gill and Sai deal in few more singles. 8 runs and a wicket came off it. After 7 overs GT are 59-1.
20:30 50 comes up for GT
Behrendorff continues, Gill defends it towards cover for none. Finds the gap and hammers it for four runs. Backs it with a single. Saha taps it down for a single. Gill jabs it towards midwicket for a single. Saha powers the short ball for four runs. 11 came off it. After 5 overs GT are 38-0.
GT 50-0 (6 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Another change in bowling, Chris Jordon is here, Gill punches it to cover for none. Next is called wide. Shot! Sends it deep into the stands for six! Finds the gap and will get boundary this this time. Edge and Kishan gets hold of it. Gill plays it straight and Tim David drops it! Gill will get a single and with that 50 comes up for GT. Dot to end the over.
12 came off it. At the end of the powerplay GT are 50-0.
20:20 GT off to a cautious start
Behrendorff continues, Gill defends it. Jabs it over extra cover for a single. Saha now finds the gap and hammers a boundary. Backs it with a single. Gill and Saha deal in singles to end the over. 7 came off it. After 3 overs GT are 20-0.
GT 27-0 (4 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Madhwal comes in now, excellent efforts from Kartikeya. Gill will get just two. Misses it completely. Defends it towards cover. Flicks it for a single. Nasty bouncer, hits on Saha's helmet. Physio comes in to check on Saha. Saha ends the over on a high with a boundary. 7 came off it. After 4 overs, GT are 27-0.
Cameron Green comes from the other end, Saha and Gill exchange singles each. Gill powers it towards the cover, will get three. It is a long outfield. Saha flicks for a single. Gill finds the gap and ball races to the boundary. Single to end the over. 10 came off it.
GT 13-0 (2 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
After 2 overs GT are 13-0.
20:06 GT off to a cautious start
GT 3-0 (1 Ovs) vs MI | Scorecard
Shubman Gill walks out to bat along with Wriddhiman Saha, with their fans right behind them. MI in a huddle.
Jason Behrendorff starts the proceedings for MI with the ball. Saha leaves it untouched. Misses the next. Sneaks a single off next. Gill is also off the mark with a single. Dot ball. Single to end the over, Saha wants two but Gill sends him back. Just 3 come off the first over.
19:56 Here are the Playing XIs
Here are the Playing XIs
Gujarat Titans: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya(c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami
Impact Subs: Joshua Little, Srikar Bharat, Odean Smith, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Shivam Mavi
Mumbai Indians: Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal
Impact Subs: Ramandeep Singh, Vishnu Vinod, Nehal Wadhera, Sandeep Warrier, Raghav Goyal
19:53 MI win toss; opt to bowl vs GT
Mumbai Indians have won the toss and have opted to field.
Rohit Sharma after the toss, 'We are gonna chase. We've chased well this season. The pitch looks a little sticky. We can make best use of the pitch. The pitch will get better as the game goes on.'
Just one change for MI. Hrithik Shokeen misses out, Kumar Kartikeya comes in.
Hardik Pandya, 'We would have bowled as well, but it's okay. Knockouts and qualifiers are fun, you have to be on your A game. I know how the crowd is going to support us.'
Two changes in GT squad. Little in for Shanaka and Sai Sudharsan in for Nalkande.
19:22 Toss at 7.45 PM; play set to commence at 8:00 PM
Exciting news for fans as the eagerly anticipated toss is scheduled to take place at 7:45 PM IST.
Following the toss, the players will gear up to step onto the field for the much-awaited start of play at 8:00 PM IST.
The ground conditions have improved significantly, and all preparations are underway to ensure a smooth and uninterrupted match.
19:17 Covers removed as players walk out to warm up
In a positive turn of events, the cricketing action seems set to resume as the covers are being lifted off the pitch.
The rain has subsided, allowing the ground staff to prepare the field for play.
The Mumbai Indians have eagerly walked out to the field to begin their warm-up routines.
19:06 Rain subsides in Ahmedabad; toss delayed
The rain has ceased, and the covers were being removed in Ahmedabad.
Officials emerged onto the field, and although the toss was expected to be delayed, the prospects of a complete game remained promising.
The next inspection was scheduled for 7:20 pm.
18:52 Rain threatens Qualifier 2 in Ahmedabad
As the IPL Qualifier 2 takes place in Ahmedabad, the city is currently experiencing rainfall accompanied by occasional lightning and thunder.
While the forecast doesn't indicate significant threats, there is a collective hope that the weather clears up swiftly.
Let's remain optimistic and anticipate a prompt improvement in conditions for the exciting IPL match ahead.
18:27 IPL Updates: MI take on GT in virtual semis
In a thrilling clash to keep their title dreams alive, the Gujarat Titans will face off against the Mumbai Indians in the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad on Friday.
The winner of this high-stakes match will earn a spot in the final showdown against the formidable Chennai Super Kings. While the Gujarat Titans secured the top spot in the league stage, they stumbled against CSK in Qualifier 1.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians, riding on magical figures of 5/5 produced by Akash Madhwal at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday, knocked out Lucknow Super Giants with an 81-run win in the Eliminator match.
The massive MI victory was a warning to the rivals that they could lift their game according to the occasion even in the absence of star pacers Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer and batting mainstay Tilak Varma.