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DC vs GT: Mohit Sharma concedes 73 in most expensive bowling figures in IPL history



Mohit Sharma

Mohit Sharma had a disastrous night with the ball on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday as he conceded 73 runs in 4 overs to set an undesirable IPL document. The Gujarat bowler’s figures of 0 for 73 have been the most costly within the historical past of the event. He went previous Basil Thampi’s tally of 70 runs in 4 overs for SRH in opposition to RCB in 2018.

Mohit Sharma, who is understood for his miserly spells within the loss of life overs, was taken to the cleaners on an off-day with the ball. The 35-year-old conceded 31 runs within the final over as DC captain Rishabh Pant went on a sensational hitting spree, smashing 4 sixes and a boundary. None of Mohit’s trademark variations labored as Pant smashed it to all elements of the bottom in a knock that helped him climb up the Orange Cap charts.

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Delhi posted 97 runs of their final 5 overs, which is the second-best complete within the mentioned interval in an innings within the historical past of the IPL. By the way, Gujarat captain Shubman Gill gave the penultimate over to Sai Kishore, who was held again till the nineteenth over. Sai conceded 22 runs as Tristan Stubbs performed the proper finisher’s cameo in the long run overs, smashing 2 sixes and as many boundaries within the left-arm spinner’s over.

Rishabh Pant was extreme in opposition to Mohit Sharma because the Delhi wicketkeeper-batter hit the pacer for 7 sixes and three fours, breaking the spirits of the veteran pacer. The small boundaries on the Arun Jaitley Stadium didn’t assist Mohit’s trigger as his slower balls have been deposited into the stands.


73 for 0: Mohit Sharma – GT vs DC in Delhi – 2024
70 for 0: Basil Thampi – SRH vs RCB in Bengaluru – 2018
69 for 0: Yash Dayal – GT vs KKR in Ahmedabad – 2023


112: RCB vs Gujarat Lions in Bengaluru in 2016
97: DC vs GT in Delhi in 2024
96: PBKS vs MI in Mumbai in 2023

Delhi have been jolted early as they misplaced openers Jake Fraster-McGurk within the powerplay. Shai Hope, who changed David Warner within the XI, additionally fell early as the house workforce have been diminished to 44 for on the finish of the powerplay.

Nevertheless, Delhi’s transfer to ship Axar Patel on the No. 3 place labored wonders because the India all-rounder smashed 66, highest IPL rating in a 113-run partnership.

Pant and Stubbs then gave the ending touches as Delhi raced to 224 of their quota of 20 overs.

Mohit Sharma, who picked up 27 wickets in 14 matches at a surprising financial system price of 8 final season for GT, has not discovered it straightforward in IPL 2024. He has conceded at 10.35 per over this season with 10 wickets in 9 matches.

Printed By:

Akshay Ramesh

Printed On:

Apr 24, 2024

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