Tim David’s brutal innings against the Rajasthan Royals. Tim David scored 45* runs off 14 balls against the Rajasthan Royals.
Following this, skipper Rohit Sharma spotted thrill in the dugout while Tim and Tilak Varma jumped in joy. Meanwhile, while talking about his incredible knock of 45* runs off 14 deliveries, the Australia international mentioned that he always wanted to finish off a game like that.
He’s delighted to finally do it.
Mumbai Indians needed 17 runs in the final over to win their fourth match of the ongoing IPL 2023 season. Thus, the Rajasthan Royals had the upper hand until that point.
Tim David, on the other hand, drastically changed the complexion of the game with three back-to-back sixes. In the first three deliveries of the 20th over and pulled off a sensational triumph at the legendary Wankhede Stadium.
Following this, skipper Rohit Sharma seen beaming in the dugout, while Tim and Tilak Varma rejoiced. Meanwhile, while discussing his incredible 45* run knock off 14 deliveries. The Australia international stated that he has always wanted to finish a game like that. As a result, he’s overjoy to finally do it.
“I’ve been waiting for a finish like that for a long time, so it feels incredible.” The team has been ecstatic, and the players have been putting in tremendous performances, while I have been waiting for my turn. I’m glad I took it.
“Hitting sixes isn’t easy, and it doesn’t feel like it has been easy this year.” You just have to run with it when you get that momentum. Over the last two weeks, I’ve been putting in a lot of effort in training. I appreciate the assistance provided by the support team. Polly (Kieron Pollard) is obviously a significant part of it. “I’m just trying to relax and enjoy the game,” Tim David was cited by the Mumbai Indians as saying.
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Mumbai Indians trump Rajasthan Royals in a thriller at Wankhede in Mumbai
Notably, despite chasing 213 runs, Mumbai lost Rohit Sharma in the second over of the game, while Ishan Kishan managed only 28 runs from 23 deliveries. Following that, Cameron Green (44 runs off 26 deliveries) and Suryakumar Yadav (55 runs off 29 deliveries) played some brilliant cricket to save the five-time champions. Later, with the help of Varma and Tim, Mumbai won the game by six wickets and moved up to seventh place in the IPL Points Table.
It is worth noting that Yashasvi Jaiswal played a remarkable century knock with some scorching hits to nearly single-handedly guide RR to a massive score. His brilliant performance (124 runs off 62 balls) included 16 fours and eight sixes. Tim David’s hitting exploits, however, overshadowed his courageous attempt. But David did not shy away from praising Jaiswal, saying that as a Mumbaikar, he must have enjoyed the knock on his home turf.