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IPL 2024: Tewatia’s Heroics On Display Yet Again As Gujarat Titans Edges Punjab Kings By Three-Wickets

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Though a 143-run target was just what the under-fire Titans batting line-up would have wished for, poor shot selection helped Punjab claw back, resulting in a chase nervier than anticipated.

In the fight of temperamental beat orders, Rahul Tewatia’s rearguard activity took Gujarat Titans over the line by three wickets against Punjab Rulers at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh Universal Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.

Though a 143-run target was fair what the under-fire Titans batting line-up would have wished for, destitute shot choice made a difference Punjab claw back and provide the Shubman Gill-led side a scare.

At the 16-over stamp, the guest still required 38 runs to win with the final perceived batting combine, Tewatia and Shahrukh Khan, at the wrinkle. The previous survived a near lbw yell in the taking after over, endeavoring a dangerous reverse-sweep off Harpreet Brar.

He sponsored himself and reprised the shot two conveyances afterward, getting a boundary on this event. That opened the conduits as 27 runs came off the another nine balls, with Kagiso Rabada’s over, 18th of the innings, going for 20 runs.

Though Harshal Patel gave the swarm a few cheer with two wickets in the 19th over with a yorker and a full hurl, it wasn’t sufficient for Punjab to dodge its fourth sequential vanquish at home.

Earlier, it was a recognizable script for Punjab as Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma stood at the burning deck, with their group struggling at 86 for five.

Unfortunately for the have, there was no recovery this time as both hitters were back in the burrow in a span of three overs, betrayed in flight by left-arm spinner R. Sai Kishore.

With the innings tottering at 99 for seven, it fell upon Affect Player Harpreet Singh Bhatia and No. 9 Harpreet Brar to drag the have to 142.

After choosing to bat, Punjab’s best arrange complimented to betray as Sam Curran and Prabhsimran Singh put on the team’s moment 50-run opening association of the season but were before long observing the procedures from the sidelines.

Prabhsimran, Rilee Rossouw, Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma capitulated to a surge of blood to the head, taking off their side in early trouble.

Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad and Rashid Khan picked seven wickets between them, rising above seamer-friendly conditions and bamboozling the have in its cave. Know More Latest IPL Cricket News…

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