In the game between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans, Mumbai Indians‘ skipper Rohit Sharma ramped the pacer Mohammad Shami over the fine leg for an exquisite six.
On Friday evening, Gujarat Titans are squaring off against Mumbai Indians in the 51st match of the Indian Premier League 2022 at Brabourne Stadium. It is a vital game for Gujarat Titans as they would not want to lose the momentum at the crucial juncture in the competition. They are coming to this game after losing the previous game to Punjab Kings by 8 wickets.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians have already crashed out of the competition, and they are now playing to restore their pride.
Gujarat Titans’ skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and invited his former team to bat first. Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma and the left-handed batter Ishan Kishan came out to bat and provided their team with a flying start.
Rohit Sharma plays an audacious ramp shot off Mohammad Shami
Both openers made a solid start by taking on the bowlers right from the start. In particular, Rohit Sharma was in an attacking mood as the Hitman went after the bowlers. On the 3rd delivery of the 3rd over, Sharma played a premeditated ramp shot off Mohammad Shami for a six.
It was a length ball outside off, but Rohit Shama crouched low and lapped it all the way over fine-leg for the maximum.
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The skipper alongside Ishan Kishan gave Mumbai Indians a solid start as the duo finished the powerplay with 63 runs without losing a wicket. The opening pair added 74 runs for the first wicket in 7.4 overs before Rohit Sharma got out LBW while trying to play a reverse-sweep off Rashid Khan. The Hitman scored 43 runs off 25 deliveries, including two maximums.
At the time of writing, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav are batting in the middle, and Mumbai Indians are 97/1 after 10 overs.