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IPL 2023: Rohit Sharma ends half-century drought as he scores first fifty since 2021

New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma slammed his first half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2021 on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium against Delhi Capitals (DC). Rohit’s fifty Kuldeep Yadav came into the attack and Rohit Sharma guided it down to short fine-leg and completed a quick single. With this he brought […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Apr 12, 2023 10:59 IST
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New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma slammed his first half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2021 on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium against Delhi Capitals (DC).

Rohit’s fifty

Kuldeep Yadav came into the attack and Rohit Sharma guided it down to short fine-leg and completed a quick single. With this he brought up his 50, which he reached in 29 balls. Meanwhile, this was his first IPL half-century in 25 innings.

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First fifty since 2021

The Mumbai Indians skipper last scored a fifty on April 23, 2021 against Punjab Kings at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. His 53-ball 62 guided Mumbai to a modest 131 for six in 20 overs in that match.

Rohit-Kishan 71-runs partnership

Rohit took 29 balls to complete the milestone and looked to finish the job for his side. He had earlier got MI off to an explosive start with Ishan Kishan. The pair added 71 runs for the opening wicket before a mix-up cost Ishan his wicket on 31(26).

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Playing XI

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner(c), Manish Pandey, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Abishek Porel(w), Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mustafizur Rahman.

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Arshad Khan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Riley Meredith.

 

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First published on: Apr 11, 2023 10:12 PM IST

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