Gujarat Titans, the defending champions, are on observe to advance to the IPL 2023 playoffs. With a couple of video games left within the group stage, they’re presently atop the IPL standings and want to end within the high two spots. They have been defeated by the Mumbai Indians of their most up-to-date recreation because the Titans might muster solely 191 runs in response to MI’s 218-run goal.
The Hardik Pandya-led aspect wouldn’t have reached even 191 if Rashid Khan hadn’t performed the astonishing knock. The Titans have been in deep trouble at 103/8 and on the verge of a crushing loss till the Afghans took the aggressive route within the remaining few overs, bringing them that shut. Rashid scored 79 out of the 88 runs that Alzarri Joseph added for the ninth wicket.
He displayed a batting frenzy towards the MI bowlers, remaining unbeaten on 79 off simply 32 balls as his knock was studded with three fours and ten sixes. That is not all, both. Rashid had beforehand taken 4 wickets with the ball within the first innings and registered 4/30 in his four-over spell. Though the 24-year-old was unfortunate to be on the shedding group, former India participant Mohammad Kaif praised him after the sport, and stated that the group is fortunate to have a participant like him.
“Gujarat Titans are fortunate to have a participant like Rashid Khan. He is not only a particular bowler but in addition batter. He by no means offers up. Almighty has been benevolent on GT as they received a world-class cricketer in Rashid,” Kaif stated whereas talking with Star Sports activities.
With the Titans, Rashid has had a incredible season. He’s presently the main wicket-taker for not simply the Titans, but in addition within the event, having scalped 23 wickets in 12 matches. He registered his finest bowling figures this season within the match towards Mumbai Indians and in addition is the one participant within the ongoing version to have picked a hat-trick.