Gujarat Titans win, Tewatia shines
Gujarat got the first blow in the form of Shubman Gill, who was caught without opening an account off Chamira’s ball. Vijay Shankar was bowled by Chamira after scoring 4 runs. Captain Hardik Pandya scored 33 runs in 28 balls and was caught by brother Krunal Pandya. Hardik’s catch was caught by Manish Pandey. Matthew Wade was bowled by Deepak Hooda for 30 runs.
David Miller along with Rahul Tewatia changed the course of the match but lost his wicket while trying to hit a big shot off Avesh Khan’s delivery. He was dismissed for 30 runs off 21 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, Abhinav Manohar’s unbeaten innings of 15 runs off 7 balls turned the match in favor of the team. Tewatia played an unbeaten 40 off 24 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes.
Lucknow Super Giants innings, Deepak Hooda and Ayush Badon hit half-centuries:
The start of Lucknow Super Giants was very poor and on the very first ball of the first innings, Mohd. Shami got KL Rahul caught behind the wicket. KL Rahul could not even open his account and became a victim of golden duck.
After Rahul, Shami also cleaned the dangerous batsman Dikak on the score of 7 runs. Lucknow’s third wicket fell as Evin Lewis, who was dismissed by Varun Aaron. Manish Pandey to Mr. Shami bowled for 6 runs. This was Shami’s third wicket in this match.
Deepak Hooda took charge of the team by playing an innings of 55 runs off 41 balls, but he was dismissed leg before by Rashid Khan. Ayush Badoni also scored 54 runs off 41 balls, but he was dismissed by Varun Aaron.
Krunal Pandya remained unbeaten on 21 runs. On behalf of Lucknow, Mr. Shami took three, Varun Aaron took two while Rashid Khan took one wicket.
Gujarat Titans playing XI:
Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (wk), Vijay Shankar, Abhinav Manohar, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Aaron, Mohammed Shami.
LSG playing XI:
KL Rahul (capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Dushmantha Chamira, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.