IPL 2024
Ritika Sajdeh Overwhelmed As Emotional Rohit Sharma Smashes Fifty
By CricShots - May 17, 2024 11:35 pm
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Former Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper, Rohit Sharma showcased his vintage brilliance with a memorable half-century against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the 67th match of the IPL 2024, marking a historic first for him against this team. His innings reached a crescendo with a resounding six off Mohsin Khan, prompting jubilant cheers from his wife, Ritika Sajdeh, in the stands.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma scores a fifty

In the 6th over, facing Mohsin’s delivery, Rohit Sharma elegantly stepped down the track and dispatched the ball straight down the ground for a maximum, showcasing his impeccable footwork. The Wankhede Stadium reverberated with applause as the ‘HitMan’ demonstrated his batting prowess, treating fans to a spectacle of skill and finesse.

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Throughout the innings, the Indian skipper dominated the proceedings, unleashing a barrage of stunning shots that left spectators in awe, especially the MI fans. However, just as the second innings commenced, rain threatened to disrupt the game, creating an air of uncertainty. Despite the ominous weather, fate had other plans.

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As of now, Mumbai Indians stand at 88/1, having lost Dewald Brevis after a promising knock of 23 runs. Brevis, stepping in for the injured Tilak Varma, showcased his talent before departing, contributing to Mumbai’s solid start in the match.

In the earlier phases of the match, Mumbai Indians’ bowlers showcased a strong start, utilizing both conventional and reverse swing courtesy of Thushara and Tendulkar. Later, the spin duo of Chawla and Wadhera, making his IPL debut this season, tightened the screws, leaving Lucknow Super Giants struggling at 69 for 3 by the 10th over.

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While KL Rahul held firm on one end, Nicholas Pooran took advantage of the pace bowlers’ offerings from MI, bypassing any deliveries from Chawla. Pooran’s onslaught included eight towering sixes, dispatching deliveries from various angles, be it wide yorkers or deliveries aimed at the stumps. Rahul, on the other hand, crafted a fifty off 37 deliveries, contributing to LSG’s total of 214 runs. Despite a stumble towards the end, Aryan Badoni’s powerful strikes in the final 17 balls propelled LSG to gather 36 runs.