IPL 2023: The team of Gujarat Titans won the match against Punjab Kings by 6 wickets, which is their third win this season. Shubman Gill played an important role with the bat for Gujarat.
PBKS vs GT IPL 2023 Match 18: In the 18th league match of the 16th season of IPL, the Gujarat Titans (GT) team registered their third win in this season with a 6-wicket win against Punjab Kings (PBKS). For the Gujarat team chasing the target of 154 runs, Shubman Gill played an important role in the team’s victory with a brilliant half-century innings. In this match, the Gujarat team achieved the target in 19.5 overs.
The pair of Gill and Saha gave a great start to Punjab
Chasing the target of 154 runs, the pair of Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha started the innings for the Gujarat Titans team. Together, giving a fast start to the team, the Punjab team was put under complete pressure with a partnership of 48 runs in 28 balls for the first wicket. Kagiso Rabada made Saha his victim on a personal score of 30. The Gujarat team managed to score 56 runs in the first 6 overs at the loss of 1 wicket.
Gill played an inning of 67 runs, David Miller also played an important inning, and Tewatia’s fours gave them victory
After Wriddhiman Saha returned to the pavilion, Sai Sudarshan came onto the field to support Shubman Gill. There was a partnership of 41 runs in 40 balls for the second wicket between the two. Sai Sudarshan could not do much with the bat in this match and returned to the pavilion after scoring 19 runs in 20 balls.
Gujarat team captain Hardik Pandya, who came on the field after the second blow on the score of 89, could not do anything special with the bat and returned to the pavilion after playing an inning of 8 runs in 11 balls. After this, Shubman Gill got the support of David Miller, in which both worked to take the match completely toward Gujarat.
Shubman Gill’s bat saw an inning of 67 runs in 49 balls in this match, while David Miller also played an important inning of 17 runs. Apart from this, Rahul Tewatia, who came out to bat in the last over, returned after giving the team a thrilling victory by scoring 5 runs in 2 balls. For Punjab, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Sam Karan, and Harpreet Brar took 1-1 wickets in this match.
Mohit Sharma showed amazing with the ball, but Punjab could not score big
Talking about the innings of the Punjab Kings in this match, no big innings could be seen from their side. The team had lost the wickets of captain Shikhar Dhawan and Prabhsimran Singh in the first 6 overs itself. After this, Matthew Short and Bhanuka Rajapaksa tried to handle the team’s innings, in which Short scored 36 runs while Rajapaksa scored 20 runs.
The Punjab team had lost half of its team till the score of 115 in this match. From here, Shah Rukh Khan played an important role in taking the team’s score beyond 150 with a quick inning of 22 runs in just 9 balls. In bowling for Gujarat, Mohit Sharma got 2 wickets with just 18 runs in 4 overs. Apart from this, Mohammed Shami, Joshua Little, Rashid Khan and Alzarri Joseph took 1-1 wickets in their name.