In the IPL 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Delhi Capitals (DC) defended a meager 130 runs to defeat leaders Gujarat Titans (GT). The game was over and looked dusty at 23/5 after Mohamed Shammi’s brilliant opening spell but Axar Patel, Aman Khan struck his first T20 in half a century. , players like Ripal Patel help the visitors stay decent. Fraction. But it was an all-around bowling display that helped the Capitals to a coveted two.
With just 130 men to face the defending champions Gujarat Titans, Delhi Capitals needed an early wicket to take advantage of the game. Ishant Sharma, Amrichinos and Khalil took wickets as Ahmad attacked with power and reduced the hosts to 26/3 after five overs.
The last of the three pop-ups was due to Ishant Sharma’s Knuckle Peach. Completely missed the ball when it hit the center and went off the stumps.
Considered by many to be the best ball of the season, former South African pacer and current Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling coach Dale Stein couldn’t stop admiring it Steyn wrote on his Twitter handle:
Ishanto saved 11 runs in the final, saving his best against Onsong’s Rahul Tewatia and Set’s Hardik Pandya, who had just hit three consecutive sixes from Anilchi Norche in the final. Ishanto conceded just three runs in his first two overs, but was sent off by Twatia for a late ball. In terms of playoff potential, the Capitals ended up winning him by five points and surviving the game.
Ishant has taken 6 wickets in 4 games this season and has 6 wickets so far.
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