Mumbai Indians defeat Gujarat Titans in the 57th match of Indian Premier League 2023 by 27 runs. This match was played at Wankhede stadium and after winning this important game Mumbai Indians accumulated 14 points in their bag.
In this match, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma showed his form and scored 29 runs in 18 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes. With these two massive sixes, Rohit Sharma creates a special record to his name in the IPL.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma hit his 200th six for the MI franchise in the IPL against Gujarat Titans at Wankhede Stadium. He achieved this record for Mumbai by hitting a six in the second over of the innings during Mohit Sharma’s bowling. With this, he also surpassed the former RCB star AB de Villiers for the most sixes in the IPL.
Rohit Sharma smashed this six at backward square leg off the last ball of Mohit Sharma’s spell. With this, he has completed 200 sixes for Mumbai and surpassed de Villiers in terms of scoring the most sixes in the IPL. He made his debut for Mumbai Indians in 2011 after playing three seasons for Deccan Chargers.
In terms of hitting the most sixes in IPL, Rohit Sharma is in second place with 252 sixes. The first place is held by West Indian batting legend Chris Gayle who has hit 357 sixes. AB de Villiers is in third place with 251 sixes in IPL.
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In this match, Mumbai Indians scored 218 runs with the help of Suryakumar’s Yadav superb 103-run inning. While chasing the target, Gujarat fell short of 27 runs and reached only 191 runs at the loss of eight wickets.