IPL 2023 Impact Players: This time there is a new rule in IPL. This is called the ‘Impact Player Rule’. This rule has turned the outcome of several matches upside down in IPL-2023. Its effect was evident in the first matches of IPL itself.
This time there is a new rule in IPL. This is called the ‘Impact Player Rule’. This rule has turned the outcome of several matches upside down in IPL-2023. Its effect was evident in the first matches of IPL itself.
These impact players changed the gear of a losing game and completely changed the outcome. What is special is that the cricketer who became an impact player also got a new identity with this rule. In this news, let’s take a look at 5 such impact players.
1: Venkatesh Iyer..
IPL match number 13 between Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders was played in Ahmedabad. In this match, Rinku Singh hit 5 sixes in five balls to give victory to KKR, while ‘Impact Player’ Venkatesh Iyer wrote Kolkata’s victory in this match.
He played a dashing innings with 83 runs off 40 balls. Earlier in this match, Gujarat Titans scored 204 runs. Rinku hit five historic sixes as Kolkata hit the score on the last ball.
2: Tim David..
The 16th match of IPL was played between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The result of this match was announced on the last ball. Mumbai defeated Delhi by 6 wickets in the last ball. The impact player’s role will be remembered in this match as well.
In the 19th over, Mustafizur Rahman hit two sixes off Cameron Green along with Mumbai Indians impact player Tim David and scored a total of 15 runs. After that, Mumbai needed 5 runs to win in the last over against Delhi Capitals. Off the last ball, ‘Impact Player’ Tim David was on strike. Two runs to go. He scored 2 successful runs.
3: Ambati Rayudu..
IPL match number 12 was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. While Mumbai scored 157 runs in the first game, in reply Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets in 18.1 overs. Impact player Ambati Rayudu played a role in Chennai’s win in this match. He scored an unbeaten 20 off 16 balls against Mumbai. This proved to be the key to Chennai’s success.
4: Suyash Sharma..
In the 9th match, KKR brought in spinner Suyash Sharma as an impact player for the match against RCB. Suyash gave 30 runs and took 3 wickets. This is also the first match of Delhi resident Suyash in IPL T20.
5: Sai Sudarshan..
The first match of this IPL was between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings. In this match, Chennai scored 178/7 first and in response, Gujarat scored 182/5 in 4 balls to win. In this match, Gujarat gave a chance to Sai Sudarshan after the fall of the first wicket. Sai played an innings with 23 runs off 17 balls. Gujarat played a vital role in the win.
6: Krishnappa Gautham..
As an impact player in IPL 2023 match number 3, Lucknow has given Krishnappa Gautham a chance. He faced 1 ball and scored 6 runs. Later, while bowling his quota, he conceded 23 runs in 4 overs. Lucknow scored 193/6 while batting first in this match. In response to this, the Delhi Capitals team collapsed to 143/9 runs. The impact player’s role was evident in this match as well.
7: Vijay Shankar..
In match number 7, Gujarat Titans fielded Vijay Shankar as an impact player. He scored 29 runs in 23 balls. Gujarat won the match by 6 wickets with 11 balls to spare.
8. Ayush Badoni..
IPL match number 6 was played between Lucknow Supergiants and Chennai. Playing first, Chennai scored 217 runs, while the Lucknow team managed to score only 205 runs. In this match, Lucknow gave a chance to Ayush Badoni as an impact player. The 23-year-old player, who came to play at number seven, scored 23 runs off 18 balls. Although the Lucknow team lost in this match, Badoni won with an innings. Chennai won the match by 12 runs.
9. Dhruv Jurel..
Meanwhile, 21-year-old Dhruv Jurel proved the power of an impact player even though Rajasthan lost by a narrow margin of 5 runs in match number 8. He gave 32 runs in 15 balls. His innings will be remembered as an impact player.
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