Market Report – Indian Premier League – Matchday 3, April 2, 2023

RCB vs MI IPL 2023

Rajasthan and Hyderabad locked horns in the first match on Sunday. The former team posted 203 on the board, while the latter team fell short by 72 runs. In the second match, Bangalore chased down a target of 172 runs against Mumbai in 16.2 overs for the loss of just 2 wickets. Let’s get into this blog to see the details of both matches and Sportiqo’s market variations.


Match 4: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals


Rajasthan Royals 203 for 5 (Butler 54(15.99%), Chahal 4/17(26.58%)) beat Sunrise Hyderabad 131 for 8 (Mayank 27, Natarajan 2/23) by 72 runs.


Rajasthan were invited to bat first, and their openers grabbed the opportunity with both hands. The opening partnership of 85 runs came in just 35 balls. It ended as Butler departed after thumping 54 off 22. Jaiswal was the second man to be dismissed after scoring 54 off 37. Devdutt Padikkal and Riyan Parag got out without contributing much. But the skipper Sanju Samson whacked 55 off 32, and Shimron Hetmyer stayed unbeaten on 22(16). Rajasthan scored 203 for 5 in their 20 overs.

Trent Boult rocked Hyderabad with a double wicket opening over. Harry Brook(↓12.80%) struggled after that and could only score 13 in his 21-ball outing. Hyderabad couldn’t recover from these early blows and kept losing wickets regularly. Yuzvendra Chahal(26.58%) picked 4 wickets as SRH finished at 131 for 8. Rajasthan secured an easy 72-run win.


Match 5: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians


Royal Challengers Bangalore 172 for 2 (Kohli 82(14.75%), Faf 73(4.92%)) beat Mumbai Indians 171 for 7 (Tilak 84, Wadhera 21) by 8 wickets.


Faf du Plessis(4.92%) put Mumbai into batting first, and his bowlers responded really well. Ishan Kishan, Cameron Green(↓14.94%), and Rohit Sharma(↓12.17%) were all back in the dugout as the powerplay ended at 29 for 3. Suryakumar Yadav also departed soon as MI got reduced to 48 for 4 after 8.5 overs. Tilak Varma was batting on another level as he and Nehal Wadhera stitched a 50-run stand in 5 overs. The latter got out for 21(13), and two more wickets fell cheaply. Tilak Varma stood tall and went unbeaten for 84(46). His spirited knock powered Mumbai to 171 for 7 in 20 overs. The last 17 balls of their innings brought 48 runs.

Faf du Plessis(4.92%) and Virat Kohli(14.75%) dominated Mumbai’s bowling attack from the first ball. The first 10 overs of the chase went for 97 as MI were still waiting for their first breakthrough. The two batters kept going till the 15th over and took the score to 148. Faf du Plessis(4.92%) eventually fell for 73(43) as just 24 were needed off 31. Dinesh Karthik followed him for a 3-ball duck. Glenn Maxwell came in and plundered 2 maximums while facing 3 balls. Virat Kohli(14.75%) finished the game with a 4 and a 6 as he got 82* off 49. Bangalore won the match by 8 wickets with 22 balls to spare.


Sportiqo Points Analysis


Jos Butler’s(15.99%) 54 off 22 made him Sportiqo’s most valuable player on Sunday. His innings had 7 fours and 3 sixes in it and it earned him 61.2 points. Virat Kohli(14.75%) is second on the list with 55 points. He scored 82* off 49, along with 6 fours and 5 sixes. Whereas, his opening partner Faf du Plessis(4.92%), smashed 5 fours and 6 sixes in his 43-ball innings. His 73-run knock resulted in 50 Sportiqo points.


Let’s see the performances and Sportiqo points of the most prominent players on day 3:

PlayerPerformanceFantasy Points Earned
Jos Buttler54(22)61.2
Virat Kohli82(49)55
Faf Du Plessis73(43)50
Yuzvendra Chahal4/1747.45
Umran Malik19(8) & 1/3220
Harshal Patel1/43-8
Harry Brook13(21)-12
Rohit Sharma1(10)-14
Cameron Green5(4) & 1/30-18
Washington Sundar1(5) & 0/32 -21


Market Update


Butler’s price went north by ₹34.23 on Sunday. Virat and Chahal got their value up by ₹25.07 and ₹33.27, respectively. Washington Sundar’s(↓16.78%) value went down by ₹26.2, while Cameron Green’s(↓14.94%) price dropped by ₹23.69. Harry Brook(↓12.80%) was also among the losers as his price decreased by ₹22.76.


Let’s find out in detail how the prices have changed for the top players after the third day of the league:

PlayerFantasy Points02 Apr Price03 Apr Price% ChangeCummulative Points Earned
Jos Buttler61.2214.03248.2615.99%61.2
Virat Kohli55170195.0714.75%55
Faf Du Plessis50168.66176.964.92%50
Yuzvendra Chahal47.45125.15158.4226.58%47.45
Umran Malik20108.46124.4514.74%20
Harshal Patel-8134.32120.5-10.29%-8
Harry Brook-12177.87155.11-12.80%-12
Rohit Sharma-14158.56139.26-12.17%-14
Cameron Green-18158.56134.87-14.94%-18
Washington Sundar-21156.12129.92-16.78%-21


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