Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals, 23rd Match IPL 2023 – Live Cricket Score, Commentary

Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals, 23rd Match IPL 2023 Summary

Date16 April 2023
MatchGT vs RR, 23rd Match, Indian Premier League 2023
TeamsGujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals
CaptainsHardik Pandya (GT) & Sanju Samson (RR )
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
TossRR won the toss and opt to bowl
First Innings Score177-7 (20 Ov)
UmpiresAnil Kumar Chaudhary, Chris Gaffaney
Third UmpireA Nanda Kishore
GT Playing XIWriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma
RR Playing XIJos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
Player of the matchShimron Hetmyer
ResultRajasthan Royals won by 3 wkts

Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals, 23rd Match IPL 2023 Scorecard: In the 23rd match of IPL 2023, the Gujarat Titans faced off against the Rajasthan Royals. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Gujarat Titans posted a competitive total of 177 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their 20 overs. Shubman Gill top-scored for the team with 45 runs while David Miller contributed with a quickfire 46.

In response, Rajasthan Royals got off to a poor start losing their top-order batsmen cheaply. However, a stunning knock by Sanju Samson (60 runs off 32 balls) helped the team recover from the early setbacks. Shimron Hetmyer also played a crucial knock scoring an unbeaten 56 off 26 balls to guide the team towards victory. Rajasthan Royals ultimately chased down the target in the final over with 3 wickets in hand, thanks to some late hitting by Dhruv Jurel and Ravichandran Ashwin.

Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers for Gujarat Titans with 3 wickets while Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan picked up a wicket each. For Rajasthan Royals, Sandeep Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 2 wickets each while Adam Zampa, Trent Boult, and Rashid Khan took 1 wicket each.

Overall, it was a thrilling encounter between the two teams with Rajasthan Royals emerging victorious by 3 wickets in the end. Sanju Samson was named the Player of the Match for his match-winning knock.

Gujarat Titans Innings

Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
c and b Boult
Shubman Gill
c Jos Buttler b Sandeep Sharma
Sai Sudharsan
run out (Jos Buttler/Samson)
Hardik Pandya (c)
c Yashasvi Jaiswal b Chahal
David Miller
c Hetmyer b Sandeep Sharma
Abhinav Manohar
c Padikkal b Zampa
Rahul Tewatia
not out
Rashid Khan
run out (Jos Buttler/Sandeep Sharma)
Alzarri Joseph
not out
Extras5 (b 0, lb 1, w 4, nb 0, p 0)
Total177 (7 wkts, 20 Ov)
Did not batShami , Mohit Sharma , Noor Ahmad

GT vs RR 23rd Match IPL 2023: RR Fall of Wickets

Fall of Wickets
5-1 (W Saha, 0.3), 32-2 (Sai Sudharsan, 5), 91-3 (Hardik Pandya, 10.3), 121-4 (Shubman Gill, 15.2), 166-5 (Abhinav Manohar, 18.6), 175-6 (Miller, 19.4), 176-7 (Rashid Khan, 19.5)

GT vs RR 23rd Match IPL 2023: RR Bowlers

Trent Boult404610211.50
Sandeep Sharma40252016.20
Adam Zampa40321008.00
Ravichandran Ashwin40370009.20
Yuzvendra Chahal40361019.00

Rajasthan Royals Innings

Yashasvi Jaiswal
c Shubman Gill b Hardik Pandya
Jos Buttler
b Shami
Devdutt Padikkal
c Mohit Sharma b Rashid Khan
Sanju Samson (c & wk)
c Miller b Noor Ahmad
Riyan Parag
c Miller b Rashid Khan
Shimron Hetmyer
not out
Dhruv Jurel
c Mohit Sharma b Shami
Ravichandran Ashwin
c Rahul Tewatia b Shami
Trent Boult
not out
Extras3 (b 0, lb 1, w 2, nb 0, p 0)
Total179 (7 wkts, 19.2 Ov)
Did not batAdam Zampa , Sandeep Sharma , Yuzvendra Chahal

GT vs RR IPL 2023 23rd Match: KKR Fall of Wickets

Fall of Wickets
2-1 (Yashasvi Jaiswal, 1.3), 4-2 (Jos Buttler, 2.5), 47-3 (Devdutt Padikkal, 8.3), 55-4 (Riyan Parag, 10.3), 114-5 (Sanju Samson, 14.6), 161-6 (Dhruv Jurel, 18.2), 171-7 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 18.5)

Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals 23rd Match IPL 2023: GT Bowlers

Mohammed Shami41253016.20
Hardik Pandya (c)40241006.00
Alzarri Joseph304700015.70
Rashid Khan404620011.50
Mohit Sharma2070003.50
Noor Ahmad2.202910112.40

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