DC vs GT Game number 7 IPL 2023 Statistical Review

Statistical Analysis of match between DC vs GT: Sai Sudharsan and bowlers hand GT a comfortable win.

DC vs GT Game number 7 IPL 2023 Statistical Review
  • Sinchan Saha | April 4, 2023 | 7:39 pm

A solid 62*-run-knock from Sai Sudharshan and all-round performance from the bowlers hand GT a comfortable six-wicket win over DC in the match number seven of Indian Premier League 2023 at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

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Speaking about the game, Hardik Pandya-led GT won the toss and opted to field, Mohammed Shami drew the first blood by setting up Prithvi Shaw with the short ball and in his very next over, he cleaned up the in-form Mitchell Marsh with a peach as DC were left at 37/2 in the fifth over. David Warner and Sarfraz Khan kept the setting going by adding 30 runs for the third wicket as Warner was playing with positive intent by scoring 37 from 32 balls.

When the partnership started to threaten GT, it was Alzarri Joesph who announced his arrival  into the action as he stuck twice in two balls in his second over, cleaning up Warner and dismissing Rilee Rossouw for a golden-duck with a brute of a delivery.

Rashid Khan was handed the ball in 13th over of the game for straight four over spell in the death, he did not disappoint his captain as he picked three wickets in his spell. Cameos from Abishek Porel and Axar Patel helped Delhi post a defendable total of 162/8 in 20 overs. In response to 162, Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha started the chase in positive intent scoring 22 runs in first two overs.

Anrich Nortje, announced his comeback with fearsome bowling-display as he cleaned up both the openers for 14 runs in his back-to-back overs. Khaleel Ahmed, then sent skipper Hardik Pandya back to hut at the close of powerplay, GT looked unsettled at 54/3.  

Tamil Nadu stars, Sai Sudharsan and Vijay Shankar led the recovery by adding 53 runs for the fourth wicket

When the partnership started to take off, Mitchell Marsh, who was less effective with the bat, proved worthy with the ball as he broke the good going partnership by trapping Shankar in front.  However, Sai Sudharshan kept the fight along with David Miller, as the duo added another fifty partnership to take GT over the finish line with six wickets remaining.  Sai Sudharsan amassed 62 runs that included four fours and two maximums.

Meanwhile let us look at the stats and number from the game of DC vs GT:

13 -Rashid Khan (117) surpassed Sandeep Sharma and became the 13th leading wicket-taker in IPL.

4 -Alzarri Joseph equalled Yash Dayal and became the joint-fourth leading wicket-taker for GT in IPL. Mohammed Shami (25) tops the list followed by Rashid Khan (24) and Lockie Feguson (12).

31 -Gujarat Titans have taken 31 wickets in powerplay, which is the most number of wickets taken by a team since GT’s debut in IPL.

10 -Gujarat Titans have won ten out of eleven games while chasing in IPL.

54.62 -David Miller averages 54.62 in IPL while chasing, this is the most by a player while chasing. KL Rahul is second in the list with 51.97.

50 -Hardik Pandya completed 50 fours for Gujarat Titans in IPL.

500– David Miller (512) and Hardik Pandya (500) have achieved the feat of scoring 500 runs for GT in IPL.