S Gill played a match winning knock of 67 against PBKS chasing 154 (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Gujarat Titans beat Punjab Kings by 6 wickets in another last over thriller in IPL. Shubman Gill played a crucial knock of 67 and Rahul Tewatia finishes the match with a boundary in 5th ball of the final over chasing 154. Mohit Sharma named Player of the Match for his spell of 2/18 in his 4 overs.
Punjab Kings started their innings badly by losing their openers Prabhsimaran Singh 0(2) in the second ball of the innings and Shikhar Dhawan 8(8) cheaply. Most of their batters got starts but failed to convert it to a big one. They lost wickets at regular intervals.
Sharukh Khan 22 runs from 9 balls with 1 fours and 2 sixes played a cameo in the final overs to help his team to reach 153. Matthew Short was top scorer with 36 runs from 24 balls. Jithesh Sharma 25(23) , Sam Curran 22(22) and Bhanuka Rajapaksha 20(26) are the other main scorers for Punjab Kings.
Indian pacer Mohit Sharma bowled exceptionally well by picking 2 wickets of Jithesh Sharma and Sam Curran giving just 18 runs. Rashid Khan (1/26), Josh Little (1/31), Alzarri Joseph (1/32) and Mohammed Shami (1/44) are the wicket takers for Gujarat Titans.
Wriddhiman Saha 30(19) and Shubhman Gill 67(49) gives a strong start in the chase by scoring 48 runs in 4.4 overs. K Rabada broke the partnership by dismissing W Saha and also becomes the fastest bowler to pick 100 IPL wickets. He achieved the milestone in his 64th match and surpassed L Malinga who achieved it in 70th game.
Shubhman Gill continued his good form with the bat by scoring 67 runs in 49 balls including 7 fours and a six. He build 41 run partnership with Sai Sudharsan 19(20) for the second wicket and 42 run partnership with David Miller 17*(18) to brought them closer to target. Gill got out in last over when they needed 6 to win from 5 balls.
Rahul Tewatia once again kept his cool in pressure situation and finishes the game with a boundary in 5th ball of the final over.
Harpreet Brar (1/20) , Sam Curran (1/25) , Arshdeep Singh (1/33) and Kasigo Rabada (1/36) are the wicket takers for Punjab Kings.
Impact Player (PBKS):- Rahul Chahar in for Bhanuka Rajapaksha.
Player of the Match:- Mohit Sharma (2/18)
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