Gujrat Titans won the 2nd qualifier against Mumbai Indians and are ready to have another clash against CSK in the finals. GT put up a huge total of 233 runs against MI and won this match with a good margin of 62 runs. All it started with a counterattack of Shubhman Gill where Saha got out after smashing three boundaries. Later on, Gill got good support from Sai Sudarshan and they both built a great partnership of 138 runs.
In power plays, they were playing with an average of 9 but thereafter, Gill switched his gears and played a spectacular innings. MI bowlers bend their knees down after watching these shots. Hardik also joined the party after Gill’s wicket and played a short cameo of 28 runs. In MI’s side, Madhwal and Chawala were the only bowlers who took 1-1 wickets even after bowling an expensive spell. GT put up a score of 233 runs on the board.
MI was looking for a great start to stay in this chase. Wadhera came to bat with Rohit because Ishan Kishan was injured. But both of them couldn’t make any impact in this game. Green and Surya played some creme shots and maintained the run flow steady. Tilak Verma also played a great knock of 43 runs in just 14 balls. When Surya and Tilak Verma were on the crease, the chase was on but GT bowlers are very smart. They took wickets by keeping bowls on the right line length and won this match by 62 runs.
Highlights Scorecard In 1st Innings
|Shubhman Gill||129 runs off 60 balls|
|Sai Sudarshan||43 runs off 31 balls|
|Hardik Pandya||28 runs off 13 balls|
|Akash Madhwal||4o – 52r – 1w|
|Piyush Chawla||3o – 45r – 1w|
Highlights Scorecard In 2nd Innings
|Cameron Green||30 runs off 20 balls|
|Suryakumar Yadav||61 runs off 38 balls|
|Tilak Verma||43 runs off 14 balls|
|Mohammad Shami||3o – 41r – 2w|
|Rashid Khan||4o – 33r – 2w|
|Mohit Sharma||2.2o – 10r – 5w|
Dream 11 Fantasy Player And Players Of Dream Team (DT)
|S. No||Player Name||Runs Scored||Wickets Taken|
Man OF The Match
Shubham Gill got the Man of the Match award for his tremendous innings against Mumbai Indians in the 2nd qualifier. He provided his team with a solid start scoring his third century in this IPL. With the help of his 129 runs, GT was able to post a total of 233 runs. He also became the orange cap holder of this IPL with a score of 851 runs.
Highest Scorer Batsman
Shubhman Gill remains the highest scorer of this match. He smashed 10 sixes and 7 fours in the inning of 129 runs. This was the best inning he played in this IPL and proved why he is the best opener of this IPL. Not a single bowler made any carnage against Gill and he was constantly playing his shots without any fear.
Highest Wicket Taker
Mohit Sharma remains the highest wicket-taker of this match. He bowled only 14 balls in this match where he conceded 10 runs and picked 5 wickets. The wicket of Suryakumar Yadav was the turnaround of this match and he deceived the tail smoothly. Now he is on the third number in the list of Purple Cap holders.
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