In a game that went till the last over, Mohsin Khan held his nerves to defend 11 runs to seek the Lucknow Super Giants home against the Mumbai Indians. After the game, there hasn’t been any change in the IPL 2023 Purple Cap race.
Piyush Chawla picks up a wicket
Piyush Chawla, the experienced leg-spinner for the Mumbai Indians, showcased his skills once again in their recent match against the Lucknow Super Giants. Despite limited opportunities, Chawla made an impact by taking a crucial wicket of Quinton de Kock in his three overs while conceding only 26 runs. This performance further solidified his position in the race for the prestigious Purple Cap.
With 20 wickets in 13 games, Chawla currently holds the fourth position in the Purple Cap race. His consistent performances throughout the season have made him a standout performer for the Mumbai Indians. Demonstrating his ability to deceive batsmen with his variations and flight, Chawla has been a constant threat to opposition teams. He is currently seated in the 4th position in the IPL 2023 Purple Cap race.
Notably, Chawla has maintained an impressive economy rate of 7.66, showcasing his ability to control the flow of runs. His accuracy and ability to pick up crucial wickets at key moments have made him MI’s most reliable bowler this season.
Other IPL 2023 Purple Cap race
In the thrilling race for the prestigious Purple Cap, Mohammed Shami has emerged as the frontrunner. The talented pacer from the Gujarat Titans has been in scintillating form, claiming a remarkable 23 wickets so far. Hot on Shami’s heels is his Gujarat Titans teammate, Rashid Khan. The Afghan leg-spin wizard has matched Shami’s tally of 23 wickets, showcasing his extraordinary skill set and match-winning capabilities. The lethal duo of Shami and Rashid has proven to be a formidable force, wreaking havoc on opposition batting lineups.
Yuzvendra Chahal, another skilled spinner, occupies the third spot in the Purple Cap race. Representing the Rajasthan Royals, Chahal has spun his way to 21 wickets in 13 games, making significant contributions to his team’s success.
As the league stage approaches its climax, the Purple Cap race is reaching a thrilling phase. With just a handful of matches remaining, the competition among these exceptional bowlers is set to intensify. Each wicket taken in the upcoming encounters could prove to be decisive in determining who will ultimately claim the coveted Purple Cap.
Purple Cap list after LSG vs MI Match 63:
|Rank||Bowler Name||Team||Matches Played||Wickets||Best Bowling||Economy|
|1.||Mohammed Shami||Gujarat Titans||13||23||4/11||7.54|
|2.||Rashid Khan||Gujarat Titans||12||23||4/30||8.04|
|3.||Yuzvendra Chahal||Rajasthan Royals||13||21||4/17||8.02|
|4.||Piyush Chawla||Mumbai Indians||13||20||3/22||7.66|
|5.||Varun Chakaravarthy||Kolkata Knight Riders||13||19||4/15||8.03|
|6.||Tushar Deshpande||Chennai Super Kings||13||19||3/45||9.79|
|7.||Mohit Sharma||Gujarat Titans||10||17||4/28||7.45|
|8.||Ravindra Jadeja||Chennai Super Kings||13||16||3/20||7.22|
|9.||Mohammed Siraj||Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||16||4/21||7.78|
|10.||Arshdeep Singh||Punjab Kings||12||16||4/29||9.63|
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