GT vs PBKS: Batting first, Gujarat Titans scored 143 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs, ie Punjab Kings had to score 144 runs to win.
GT vs PBKS: In today’s match of IPL 2022, Punjab Kings performed brilliantly and defeated Gujarat Titans riding on the chariot of victory. Batting first, Gujarat Titans scored 143 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs, ie Punjab Kings had to score 144 runs to win.
Punjab Kings got the required runs in 16 overs for the loss of two wickets. That is, Punjab Kings won this match by eight wickets. This is the second defeat of Gujarat Titans. Earlier Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated GT.
With a big win in this match, Punjab Kings are still in the race to make it to the playoffs. Even after the defeat, Gujarat Titans are still at number one in the points table. At the same time, the team of Punjab has now reached number five.
Earlier today, when the team of Punjab Kings came on the field to chase the runs, Shikhar Dhawan entered the field with a new partner. This time captain Mayank Agarwal did not come, but Jonny Bairstow came for the opening.
However, Jonny Bairstow running out of form could not do much this time also. When the team’s score was only ten runs, then Jonny Bairstow returned to the pavilion after scoring one run. However, after this Shikhar Dhawan and Bhanuka Rajapakse made a good partnership. After this, when the team’s score was 97 runs, then they were dismissed after scoring 40 runs.
But Shikhar Dhawan persisted and Punjab got the second blow. After this, Liam Livingstone came to support Shikhar Dhawan and he started scoring runs in his own style and gave Punjab victory in no time.
Earlier, thanks to Sai Sudarshan’s unbeaten 65, GT set PBKS a target of 144 runs. Gujarat Titans scored 143 runs in 20 overs for the loss of eight wickets.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, Gujarat scored 44 runs in 6.2 overs for the loss of three wickets. During this, Shubman Gill scored 9 runs, Wriddhiman Saha scored one and captain Hardik Pandya scored 21 runs and soon returned to the pavilion.
Meanwhile, Sai Sudarshan and David Miller worked to handle the faltering innings. But the Punjab bowlers kept the pressure on the Gujarat batsmen.
After this, in the 12th over, Miller scored 11 runs off Livingstone and was caught by Rabada, leaving Punjab fourth for 67 runs. Rahul Tewatia, who came at number six, along with Sudarshan scored fast for the team, after which both together took the team’s score to 100 in 15.2 overs.
In the 16.2th over, Tewatiya was caught after scoring 11 runs off Rabada’s ball. With this, the partnership of 45 runs in 30 balls between him and Sudarshan also came to an end. On the next ball, Rashid Khan was also walked without opening the account. During this, Punjab lost six wickets for 112 runs.
At the other end, Sudarshan completed his fifty in 42 balls. At the same time, Pradeep Sangwan (1) was bowled by Arshdeep. After this, Rabada completed his fourth wicket by sending Lockie Ferguson (5) to the pavilion.
Arshdeep, who came to bowl the 20th over, gave only 11 runs, which reduced Gujarat’s score to 143 for the loss of eight wickets. Sudarshan remained unbeaten on 65 off 50 balls with the help of five fours and a six.