Ishant Sharma in IPL: Ishant Sharma saved 12 runs in the last over, became the second bowler to do so against Gujarat
Ishant Sharma: In Delhi’s close 5-run win against Gujarat, Ishant Sharma, playing an important role with his bowling, conceded only 6 runs in the last over.
GT vs DC, IPL 2023: In the 16th season of IPL, Delhi Capitals (DC) kept alive their hopes of reaching the playoffs with a close 5-run win against Gujarat Titans (GT). Delhi had to defend 131 runs in this match, for which its bowlers had to perform much better against Gujarat, who have shown a great game so far this season. For Delhi, experienced Ishant Sharma played a very important role in the team’s victory by taking 2 wickets while giving 23 runs in 4 overs.
The Gujarat team had scored 119 runs at the loss of 5 wickets at the end of the 19th over. He needed only 12 runs in the last over. In such a situation, the bowling command from Delhi was handed over to Ishant Sharma, who gave 2 runs on his first ball and after that only 1 run on the second ball. After Rahul Tewatia came on strike, Ishant got the third ball doted by throwing him outside the off stump. After this, on the fourth ball of the over, Ishant got Rahul Tewatia caught out and almost ensured the team’s victory.
Ishant Sharma played an important role in giving Delhi a thrilling victory in this match, giving only 3 runs in the last 2 balls of his over. Prior to Ishant Sharma in IPL, Daniel Symes had saved 9 runs in the last over, after which now Ishant has become the second bowler after him to save 12 runs against Gujarat in the last over.
Ishant has shown great performance so far with his return to IPL
After a long time in IPL, Ishant Sharma got a chance to play in this season. In which he has impressed everyone with his performance so far. Ishant was also given the title of Player of the Match after the Delhi team’s victory in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. He took 1 wicket in that match giving only 18 runs in 3 overs.