IPL 2022: Rashid-Tewatia fierce batting won the match for GT by 5 wickets on the last ball against SRH

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Sunrisers Hyderabad – 195/6

Gujarat Titans – 199/5

Gujarat Titans won by 5 wickets.

Playing XIs:

Gujarat Titans:  Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Abhinav Manohar, Rashid Khan, Alzarri Joseph, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c.), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk),  Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, Umran Malik, T Natarajan

 Gujarat Titans won the toss and decided to bowl first on Wankhede pitch.

Kane Williamson was cleaned up by Mohammed Shami in the 3rd over. He scored 5 off 8 balls. Rahul Tripathi started brilliantly but could not get going. He scored 16 in 10 balls with 2 boundaries and a six.


Abhishek Sharma and Aiden Markram stitched a partnership of 96 runs in quick time. Abhishek Sharma  scored 65 off 42 balls with 6 fours and 3 sixes with a strike rate of 154.76. He took the bowlers on and was impressive in his knock. Aiden Markram scored 56 in 40 balls with 3 sixes and couple of boundaries.


Shashank Singh‘s 3 sixes off Lockie Ferguson in the last over took SRH to 195/6 in 20 overs.

Shashank smashed 25 off just 6 balls with 3 massive sixes and a four. Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets in his 4 overs and gave away 39 runs.


GT had the dream start to their run chase. Wriddhiman Saha  and Shubman Gill made a partnership of 69 for the first wicket in 7.4 overs. Shubman Gill however could not get going and was bowled by Umran Malik, when he was trying to make some room to go over the covers. He scored 22 off 24 balls.


Hardik Pandya had a rare failure with the bat today. Wriddhiman Saha however was brilliant today for his 38 ball 68 runs. He hit 11 boundaries and one six in his inning. GT lost their 3rd wicket when the score was 122 in 13.2 overs. All three top order wickets was taken by Umran Malik.


Before David Miller could get some partnership in the middle, he was bowled by scorching pace of Umran Malik. Titans needed 36 runs in 13 balls. Rahul Tewatia and Rashid Khan were on the crease. Just when the match was getting out of hand from GT, Tewatia and Rashid made an unbeaten partnership of 59 in 24 balls to snatch the victory from SRH. 4 sixes were hit in the final over on the match and Rashid hit three of them to get to the victory by 5 wickets on the last ball .Rahul Tewatia scored 40* off 21 while Rashid made 31* off just 11 with 4 sixes.

Umran Malik took 5 wickets for 25 runs in his 4 overs spell. He was just superb today and his pace was up there all the time.

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