Moments of IPL’s 1000th match: David’s 3 consecutive sixes won Mumbai, Rohit’s birthday gift
The 1000th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was very exciting. 5-time champion Mumbai Indians defeated the first season’s champion Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets in the last over. Mumbai needed 17 runs off 6 balls, Tim David ended the match 3 balls earlier by hitting Jason Holder for 3 consecutive sixes.
21-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal scored his first century in his IPL career, Sandeep Sharma took an excellent diving catch of Suryakumar Yadav, and Rohit Sharma was bowled after scoring 3 runs on his 36th birthday. We will know such top moments of the 1000th IPL match in this news.
1. Butler and Tilak survive by DRS
Both Butal and Tilak were saved by DRS. Although Buttler could not take advantage of it, Tilak capitalized on the DRS opportunity and gave the team the win. When Tilak took DRS, he was able to score only 1 run. After donating his life, he played an important role in the team’s victory by scoring an unbeaten 23 runs. Although he could not open the account while taking DRS, he was dismissed for 18 runs off 19 balls.
In the third over of the first innings, Jos Buttler was adjudged caught out by the umpire on Cameron Green’s ball. Butler took the review, replays showed that the ball did not take the edge of the bat. Umpire changed his decision and Butler remained not out. However, he could not take much advantage of Jeevandan and got out after scoring 18 runs in the 8th over.
In the second innings, Tilak Verma of Mumbai Indians also remained not out due to DRS. On the fifth ball of the 13th over, Kuldeep Sen bowled a fuller length, the ball hit the pads of Tilak Verma. Bowler appealed and the umpire declared him out. Tilak took the review, replays showed the ball pitched outside the leg stump. Due to this, he remained not out.
Tilak was batting on 1 at this time, after being saved by DRS, he stayed till the end. He made important partnerships with Suryakumar Yadav and Tim David and led the team to victory.
2. Yashasvi’s century, played an inning of 124 runs off 62 balls
In the 1000th match of IPL, 21-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal from Rajasthan scored a century. He played an inning of 124 runs off 62 balls. The first match of the first IPL season also saw a century when Kolkata Knight Riders’ Brendon McCullum scored an unbeaten 158 off 73 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. During this match in 2008, Yashasvi was only 6 years old.
3. Birthday gift to Rohit
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma celebrated his 36th birthday before the match on 30th April. Although he could not do anything special on his birthday, he was bowled by Sandeep Sharma on a slower ball in the second over of the second innings. Rohit could only score 3 runs.
However, with the help of the rest of the teammates, Mumbai won the match and gifted victory to captain Rohit on his birthday.
4. Surya’s classic fifty, studded in 24 balls
Mumbai’s Suryakumar Yadav once again appeared in his best form against Rajasthan Royals. He hit shots all around the ground and got fifty off just 24 balls. However, he was dismissed for 55 off 29 balls and returned to the pavilion before his team could win.
5. Excellent diving catch by Sandeep Sharma
On the fourth ball of the 16th over, Trent Boult bowled a slower ball. Scooped by Suryakumar Yadav, the ball goes towards a short fine leg. Sandeep Sharma, standing in the 30-yard circle, ran backward, judged the ball brilliantly, and took an excellent diving catch.
6. Mumbai won by hitting 3 sixes in the last over
After the wicket of Surya in the 16th over, Mumbai needed 57 runs in the last 4 overs. Tim David, who came to bat after Surya, batted brilliantly and hit big shots, due to which Mumbai needed 17 runs in the last over. Rajasthan’s Jason Holder bowled 3 full tosses, and David hit all three for sixes to give the team a thrilling 6-wicket win.