New Delhi: Five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Mumbai Indians (MI) were invited to bat first by Gujarat Titans (GT) at Brabourne Stadium on Friday. Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma finally returned to form as he hit a quickfire 43 runs off 28 balls to give Mumbai Indians a strong hand in the first innings. Not only did Rohit play a remarkable knock but he also stitched an important 70-run stand with Ishan Kishan (29-ball 45 runs) to power Mumbai Indians to a solid 177/9 in their allotted 20 overs. Tim David too came up with a valuable quickfire 21-ball 44 against Gujarat.
Meanwhile, famous Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh’s animated reaction to Rohit Sharma’s cheeky scoop shot went viral on social media. Fans were in complete awe seeing the perfectly timed stroke by Rohit Sharma that had gone for a six. Ranveer Singh, who was in attendance inside the stadium, celebrated Rohit’s six like an enthusiastic and excited kid. Checkout the viral video below…
Ranveer’s reaction says it all 🥁 pic.twitter.com/4cWMOQmngc
— Royce 💤 (@Elegance__45) May 6, 2022
Table-toppers Gujarat Titans (GT) need 177 runs in 20 overs to secure their ninth win of the season.
Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Gujarat Titans (GT) 1st innings Brief scores: Mumbai Indians (MI) 177/6 (Ishan Kishan 45, Tim David 44; Rashid Khan 2/24) vs Gujarat Titans.