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Mohit Sharma Bowls the Most Expensive Bowling Figures in IPL History

Mohit Sharma who plays for Gujarat Titans in the IPL 2024 season, has bowled the most expensive returns in IPL history during the match between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans on April 24 at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Mohit Sharma has been regular in the Gujarat Titans squad as he picked 10 wickets in 8 matches they played so far. During the clash against Delhi Capitals, he conceded 73 runs in four overs. His final over was most expensive as Rishabh Pant scored 31 runs helping the side to reach a score of 224 runs.

Rishabh Pant hit four sixes and a boundary in the last over helping the side to set a huge target on the match. Despite his experience, Mohit had a tough outing at Arun Jaitley Stadium, where he conceded runs at a dangerous rate that surpassed all records.

Delhi scored 97 runs in their last five overs. Shubman Gill planned to hand the penultimate over to Sai Kishore who was held back in the 19th over. He conceded 22 runs as Tristan Stubbs smashed 2 sixes and many boundaries.

Basil Thampi who played for SRH in the 2018 season conceded 70 runs during the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore is the second most expensive return in the tournament.

Yash Dayal has conceded 69 runs during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2023 season while Reece Topley conceded 68 runs during the match between RCB and SRH.

Most Expensive Bowling Returns in IPL History

  • 0/73 – Mohit Sharma (GT) vs DC, Delhi, 2024
  • 0/70 – Basil Thampi (SRH) vs RCB, Bengaluru, 2018
  • 0/69 – Yash Dayal (GT) vs KKR, Ahmedabad, 2023
  • 0/68 – Reece Topley (RCB) vs SRH, Bengaluru

Coming to the match, Gujarat Titans won the toss and opted to bowl. Jake Fraser McGurk and Prithvi Shaw opened for Delhi and scored 35 runs for the first wicket. Jake Fraser and Shaw were sent out with 23 and 11 runs in the four over with Noor Ahmad taking both catches.

After the dismissal of openers Axar Patel and Shai Hope came to bat, the latter was sent back to the dugout for 5 runs by Warrier in the 6th over. Sandeep bagged three wickets within the powerplay conceding only 15 runs in three overs he bowled.

Axar Patel and Rishabh Pant joined forces to recover the side from early dismissals as the former smashed a 50 on 37 deliveries. With Rishabh Pant rushing to his fifty, Axar Patel was dismissed in Noor Ahmad’s over after hitting 66 runs in 43 deliveries.

Tristan Stubbs came to bat and had an impressive start smashing a four in the first ball. Pant smashed his half-century in 34 deliveries with a six in the 18th over of the match.

By the 2nd ball of the 19th over, Delhi Capitals crosses the 200 runs mark with Pant’s impressive Six in Mohit Sharma‘s delivery. Pant scored 31 runs in the final over of the match and had an individual score of 88 runs in 43 deliveries.  Finally, Delhi Capitals scored 224 by the end of 20 overs.

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