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IPL 2022, GT vs LSG: Mohammed Shami picks up three wickets in powerplay

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Mohammed Shami picked up three wickets inside powerplay after Gujarat Titans gained the toss and opted to bowl in opposition to Lucknow Super Giants within the Indian Premier League on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday.

In an excellent begin to his marketing campaign with the brand new franchise GT, the veteran Indian paceman destroyed the opponents’ high order of their first recreation of the season. KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock had been within the center to open the innings for LSG. Shami began the proceedings with the brand new ball.

Hardik Pandya’s choice to bowl first paid off as Shami began his domination with the wicket of LSG captain Rahul off the very first supply.

KL Rahul c †Wade b Mohammed Shami 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0. 🎯 🎳

— Live Cricket Master Updater (@MohsinM55415496) March 28, 2022

He then returned in his second over and clear bowled the opposite opener Quinton with a peach of a supply.

Shami to Pandey, OUT
Gem gem gem!

Manish Pandey b Mohammed Shami 6 (5b 1×4 0x6) SR: 120. 🎯🎳

— Live Cricket Master Updater (@MohsinM55415496) March 28, 2022

Shami made issues worse for the newcomer with yet one more magical supply to wash bowl Manish Pandey.

Shami to de Kock, OUT. 🎯🎳
Bullseye! Gem by means of the gate! Fullish size angled in on center, de Kock prods at this however it tails in and splits the hole between bat and pad hitting center stump three quarters of the best way up.

— Live Cricket Master Updater (@MohsinM55415496) March 28, 2022

Here is how the cricket fraternity reacted:

You won’t see a greater new ball spell than this from Mohd Shami. That first ball was so good it was merciless. And the catch from Gill was the icing on the cake. What a begin for @gujarat_titans

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 28, 2022

Who needs to be a bowler, we had been saying. I do says Shami. Still drooling

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 28, 2022

There should not many in World Cricket who makes use of new ball higher than Mohammed shami!

— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) March 28, 2022

Sensational Shami 🥳🥳 #IPL2022

— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 28, 2022

Mohammad Shami is definitely the world’s most underrated pacer. Bhai ko halke mein maat lena.. #puregold @MdShami11

— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) March 28, 2022

LSG batters attempting to barter Shami’s swing: #LSGvGT #IPL2022

— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) March 28, 2022

With the assistance of Deepak Hooda and younger Ayush Badoni, who each introduced up half-centuries, Lucknow Super Giants managed to attain 158 for the lack of six wickets after Shami thrashed the opening pair.


Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, Vijay Shankar, Abhinav Manohar, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Aaron, Mohammed Shami

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (c), Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan