GT vs KKR IPL 2023: Who won today’s IPL Match? Check Man of the Match Award Winner

Published on: Apr 9, 2023 7:56 pm IST|Updated on: Apr 9, 2023 7:56 pm IST

GT vs KKR IPL 2023

The 13th match of Tata IPL 2023 played between Kolkata Knight Riders and the hosts Gujarat Titans is over and KKR surprised the hosts courtesy of Rinku Singh’s blitz. yes, you read it right, Rinku Singh has won it for KKR in front of a semi packed crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

GT vs KKR IPL 2023: Who won today’s IPL Match? Check Man of the Match Award Winner

After winning the toss, GT’s stand-in skipper Rashid Khan opted to bat. His decision was spot on as Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill gave GT a stable start and afterwards it was Sai Sudarshan and Vijay Shankar’s fifties which helped Gujarat Titans post a solid 204-4 on the board at the completion of 20 overs. In reply, courtesy of a last over blitz from Aligarh born lad Rinku Singh, KKR chased down the target on the very last ball of the winnings. Rinku’s unbeaten 48 off 21 deliveries was obnoxious and helped him bag the Man of the Match award.

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RR vs DC: Rinku Singh’s courage took down GT

As mentioned above, Rinku Singh’s last over blitz came as a surprise for the viewers as well as his teammates. The short heighted pocket dynamo stunned one and all with 5 back-to-back sixes in the final over of the innings bowled by Yash Dayal. KKR needed 29 of the very last over and it was Umesh Yadav facing. Umesh took a single on the very first ball at mid on and handed the strike to the youngster Rinku Singh. Rinku had no time to settle in the last over, as he went berserk in the next 5 balls hitting all of them over the fence. His heroic batting handed KKR their second win of the season from 3 matches. With this win, KKR have now climbed up to the second spot.

IPL 2023 Points table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts NRR
Rajasthan Royals 3 2 1 0 0 4 +2.067
Kolkata Knight Riders 3 2 1 0 0 4 +1.375
Lucknow Super Giants 3 2 0 0 0 4 +1.358
Gujarat Titans 3 2 1 0 0 4 +0.700
Punjab Kings 2 1 1 0 0 2 +0.333
Chennai Super Kings 2 1 1 0 0 2 +0.036
Royal Challengers Bangalore 2 1 1 0 0 0 -1.256
Mumbai Indians 2 0 2 0 0 0 -1.981
Delhi Capitals 3 0 3 0 0 0 -2.092
Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 0 2 0 0 0 -2.867

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