GT vs RR Scorecard: The Rajasthan Royals vs Gujarat Titans match played on Sunday (April 16) night in IPL crossed all limits of excitement. This match was full of ups and downs. Sometimes Gujarat’s team dominated in this match and sometimes Rajasthan’s hold was strong. In the last, Rajasthan Royals won here.
In this match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and chose to bowl first. Rajasthan’s bowlers bowled tremendously in the powerplay and took two wickets for just 32 runs in the first 5 overs. Wriddhiman Saha (4) fell victim to Trent Boult in the very first over, while Sai Sudarshan (20) returned to the pavilion after being run out.
Strong innings of Shubman and Miller
After falling two quick wickets, Hardik Pandya and Shubman Gill made a quick partnership of 59 runs. Hardik became the victim of Chahal by scoring 28 runs off 19 balls. After this, Shubman Gill was also dismissed after scoring 45 runs on a total of 121. From here, David Miller scored 46 off 30 balls and Abhinav Manohar scored 27 off 13 balls to take Gujarat to 170. Gujarat scored 177 runs losing 7 wickets in the stipulated over. Here Sandeep Sharma took two wickets from Rajasthan and Chahal, Boult and Zampa took one wicket each.
Rajasthan also had a bad start
Chasing the target of 178 runs, Rajasthan had a very poor start. Rajasthan lost their opening pair on the total of just 4 runs in the first 17 balls. Yashasvi Jaiswal (1) and Jos Buttler (0) were complete flops. From here Devdutt Padikal and Sanju Samson handled the innings. Padikal became the victim of Rashid Khan by scoring 26 runs. After him Riyan Parag (5) also walked.
Samson and Hetmyer won
After this, Sanju Samson and Shimron Hetmyer brought back Rajasthan by adding 59 runs off 27 balls. Here Samson got out after scoring 60 runs off 32 balls. After his dismissal, Dhruv Jurel scored 18 off 10 balls and R Ashwin played short but important innings of 10 runs off 3 balls. In the last, Shimron Hetmyer gave victory to Rajasthan. He played an unbeaten inning of 56 runs off 26 balls. Rajasthan won the match by 3 wickets with four balls remaining. For Gujarat, Shami took three wickets, Rashid took two and Hardik Pandya and Noor Ahmed took one wicket each. Rajasthan’s team has now reached the top in the points table with 4 wins.
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