In today’s match, Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan gave Gujarat a win in the last moments.
You must have got an idea of the manner in which matches are played in IPL. What an interesting match was played today. Currently 2 best teams of IPL 2022 were face to face. On one side there was Gujarat Titans and on the other side was Sunrisers Hyderabad team. Batting first, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 195 runs and Gujarat needed 196 runs to win. Wriddhiman Saha batted well for Gujarat and scored 68 runs. Wickets kept falling from the other side. In today’s match, Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan gave Gujarat a win in the last moments. Rahul Tewatia scored 40 runs in 21 balls while Rashid Khan scored 31 runs in 11 balls which included 4 sixes. With this, Gujarat Titans once again topped the points table with 14 points.
The five wickets that fell for Gujarat Titans went to Umran Malik’s account. Umran Malik took 5 wickets for 25 runs in 4 overs while bowling lethally. No other bowler from Hyderabad got any success. Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 195 for six against Gujarat Titans with the help of aggressive half-centuries from openers Abhishek Sharma and Aiden Markram. Abhishek scored 65 runs in 42 balls with the help of six fours and three sixes while Markram scored 56 runs in 40 balls which included two fours and three sixes. Both made 96 runs in the third wicket partnership. After this, Shashank Singh scored 25 runs in the last over, including three sixes to Lockie Ferguson. He remained unbeaten on 25 off six balls. Sent in to bat first Sunrisers got their first blow early when Kane Williamson was sent to the pavilion by Mohammed Shami.
Shami took three wickets for 39 runs in four overs. Shami gave 11 runs in the first over and Yash Dayal gave 11 runs in the second over. After this Williamson was out and new batsman Rahul Tripathi got life as soon as he came. He hit six and two fours in Shami’s over but was out leg before his own delivery. Without being distracted by the fall of two wickets, Abhishek hit Alzarri Joseph for two consecutive fours. Sunrisers added 53 runs in six overs of the powerplay. Sunrisers needed a big partnership at this point and Abhishek and Aiden Markram did not disappoint. Markram hit a fast bowler like Alzarri and Abhishek beat Afghanistan’s star spinner Rashid Khan. Abhishek was out in the 16th over off Alzarri’s first ball. At the same time, Shami sent Nicholas Pooran (three) cheaply to the pavilion.