Lucknow Super Giants’ Mark Wood ripped through the Delhi Capitals during the third match of the Indian Premier League as he helped his side to a dominant 50-run win at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday.
Wood registered a five-wicket haul and ended his spell with the figures of 4-0-14-5 as Lucknow got off to a winning start in IPL 2023.
AS IT HAPPENED: IPL 2023, LSG VS DC HIGHLIGHTS
The English quick wreaked havoc with his fiery deliveries, dismissing opener Prithvi Shaw and Mitchell Marsh in his first over with his unplayable seaming deliveries.
He then showed Sarfaraz Khan his way out to derail Capitals’ 194-run chase leaving the visiting side on 48 for three in seven overs.
Captain, KL Rahul brought him back in the last over after the match was already sealed in favour of the home side.
The 33-year-old scalped two more in his final over to finish with career-best figures in T20. His 5/14 is the joint-eighth-best bowling figure in IPL and also the best by an English player in the tournament.
Here is the list of best bowling figures in IPL.
BEST-BOWLING FIGURES IN IPL
- 1. Alzarri Joseph for MI - 6/12 vs SRH - 2019
- 2. Sohail Tanvir for RR- 6/14 vs CSK - 2008
- 3. Adam Zampa for RPS - 6/19 vs SRH - 2016
- 4. Anil Kumble for RCB - 5/5 vs RR - 2009
- 5. Jasprit Bumrah for MI - 5/10 vs KKR - 2022
- 6. Ishant Sharma for DEC* - 5/12 vs KTK - 2011
- 7. Lasith Malinga for MI - 5/13 vs DC - 2011
- 8. Ankit Rajpoot for PBKS - 5/14 vs SRH - 2018
- 8. Mark Wood for LSG - 5/14 vs DC - 2023
- 9. Andre Russell for KKR - 5/15 vs MI - 2021
- 10. Ravindra Jadeja for CSK - 5/16 vs DEC* - 2012
*DEC - Deccan Chargers
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